Tuberculosis surveillance and monitoring in Europe 2013
The fifth report launched jointly by ECDC and the WHO Regional Office for Europe follows on from reports under the EuroTB project established in 1998
The 2015 Millennium Development Goal target of halting the prevalence and death associated with tuberculosis and reversing its incidence was partially achieved in 2011. Nevertheless, with prevalence of TB estimated at 56 cases per 100 000 population in the WHO European Region and TB mortality at 4.9 deaths per 100 000 population it will not be possible to reach the target of 50% by 2015.
Mission Report, Tuberculosis in Latvia, 22 – 26 October 2012
Tuberculosis surveillance and monitoring in Europe, 2018
The Annual TB Surveillance and Monitoring report presents the key figures and trends and provides an overview of the TB situation in the EU/EEA and the WHO European Region.
Healthcare system factors influencing treatment results of patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis
Qualitative research was carried out in four EU countries to try to identify the factors of a healthcare system that are key to achieving good treatment results for patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis.
Assessing the burden of key infectious diseases affecting migrant populations in the EU/EEA: Executive summary
Report of the joint ECDC and WHO review of the national tuberculosis programme in Bulgaria
This report outlines the results of the joint ECDC and WHO review of the Bulgarian National Tuberculosis Control Programme.
Expert Opinion on the introduction of new drugs for tuberculosis control in the EU/EEA
This Expert Opinion outlines some pre-conditions that are considered to be essential at the national level prior to the use of new drugs for the treatment of tuberculosis, as well as specific conditions needed in order to successfully implement new TB drugs/regimens.
Tuberculosis in Europe: from passive control to active elimination – high- and low-incidence countries
This four-page evidence brief provides an overview of tuberculosis control and elimination efforts in the EU/EEA, with a particular focus on the epidemiological differences between high- and low-incidence countries.