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Tuberculosis control in refugee settlements.

H L Rieder, D E Jr Snider, M J Toole, R J Waldman, J Leowski, H G ten Dam, K Styblo, M Gabaudan, M Tailhades
Division of Tuberculosis Control, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, Georgia 30333.


Tuberculosis and its management in refugees and other displaced persons in temporary settlements poses a challenge to organisations coordinating and providing care in refugee emergencies.

This paper offers a consensus of the co-sponsoring agencies on practical recommendations for implementing measures aimed at both interrupting transmission of tuberculosis and treatment of individual patients.


  • Journal: Tubercle
  • Published: 01/06/1989
  • Volume: 70
  • Issue: 2
  • Pagination: 127-134


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