Every hour 30 people are diagnosed with tuberculosis in the European Region. It’s time to make TB a disease of the past
The latest ECDC/WHO report Tuberculosis surveillance and monitoring in Europe 2019 (2017 data) shows that despite an overall decline in numbers of people suffering from TB, the disease remains a major public health challenge in the Region.
European Union standard for tuberculosis care on treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis following new World Health Organization recommendations
Migliori, G.B., Sotgiu, G., Rosales-Klintz, S., van der Werf, M.J.
'treatment is of primary importance, and social assistance is secondary': A qualitative study on the organisation of tuberculosis (TB) care and patients' experience of starting and staying on TB treatment in Riga, Latvia
Kielmann, K., Vidal, N., Riekstina, V., Krutikov, M., Werf, M.J.V., Biraua, E., Duric, P., Moore, D.A.J.
European Union Standards for Tuberculosis Care - 2017 update
ECDC and the European Respiratory Society (ERS) have developed the European Union Standards for Tuberculosis Care (ESTC).
Screening of migrants for tuberculosis identifies patients with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis but is not sufficient
Helbling, P., Kröger, S., Haas, W., Brusin, S., Cirillo, D.M., Groenheit, R., Guthmann, J.-P., Soini, H., Hendrickx, D., van der Werf, M.J.
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.
Cross-border outbreak of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis linked to a university in Romania
Popovici, O., Monk, P., Chemtob, D., Chiotan, D., Freidlin, P.J., Groenheit, R., Haanperä, M., Homorodean, D., Mansjö, M., Robinson, E., Rorman, E., Smith, G., Soini, H., Van Der Werf, M.J.
EUSeqMyTB to set standards and build capacity for whole genome sequencing for tuberculosis in the EU
Tagliani, E., Cirillo, D.M., Ködmön, C., van der Werf, M.J.
Communicable disease threats report, 9-15 April 2017, week 15
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 9-15 April 2017 and includes updates on hepatitis A, influenza, MDR TB, measles, yellow fever, Zika, dengue and Chikungunya.