Tuberculosis – A Complex Health Threat

Tuberculosis – A Complex Health Threat. Center for Strategic & International Studies. Phillip Nieburg et al. March 24, 2015.

The pervasiveness of global tuberculosis (TB) poses a particular set of challenges to policymakers. In order to make the necessary strategic decisions, it is essential to understand how the disease works and its impact on individuals, families, communities, and broader global health goals. The primer lays out the basics for a nontechnical audience to give policymakers the information they need to make informed and accurate decisions about the future of U.S. TB control efforts. [Note: contains copyrighted material].

[PDF format, 13 pages, 2.14 MB].

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