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Wednesday 27 July 2016
WHO treatment guidelines for drug-resistant tuberculosis (2016 update)

This week, WAidid suggests the reading of WHO treatment guidelines for drug-resistant tuberculosis - 2016 update, that contains recommendations on priority areas in the treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis, with recommendations on the role of surgery in MDR-TB case management.

The main novelty of the 2016 WHO guidelines is a shorter MDR-TB treatment regimen, that is recommended under specific conditions

Frequently Asked Questions about the implementation of the new WHO recommendation on the use of the shorter MDR-TB regimen under programmatic conditions are also available.

To read the news online and download the materials, click HERE