Health workers and professionals from the laboratory service of the penal system will receive training both at the local and international levels in the area of tuberculosis
diagnosis and treatment, including MDR-TB, and infection control.
Kinaz Sheikh, said that the number of tuberculosis
patients in 2012 was 2975, in addition to seven cases that didn't respond to treatment, adding that mortality among tuberculosis
patients in Syria doesn't exceed 4%.
With ease of international travel, and increased rates of MDR tuberculosis
in eastern Europe, central Asia, and elsewhere, the threat and range of the spread of untreatable tuberculosis
is very real," the report said.
WHO teams in regional and country offices play an instrumental role in building the capacities of the national tuberculosis
control programmes, developing strategic interventions, helping secure funds and creating partnerships.
We obtained all notifications of tuberculosis
to the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System during January 2002-December 2011.
is the second most common cause of infectious disease-related mortality in the world behind HIV (1).
In conclusion, tuberculosis
infection can still occur in the course of Behcet's disease without the use of TNF-a blockers.
This year, the World Tuberculosis
Day is celebrated on March 30th, 2011 by a national workshop for one day to diagnose, treat and manage the tuberculosis
20% of the patients either gave a history of pulmonary tuberculosis
or were on anti-tubercular therapy.
Dr Kalthoom Mohammad, Director of Specialised Healthcare Department and Director of Tuberculosis
National Program at the Ministry of Health, said the guideline gives a brief explanation about the role, goals and objectives of the national tuberculosis
H37Rv as control, multi-drug resistant isolates DKU-156, JAL-1236 and fast growing mycobacterial pathogen M.
According to the latest estimates, the tuberculosis
case detection rate, the number of new tuberculosis
patients registered, is still low in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, at 58%.