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International Organizations

International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (IUATLD)
The IUATLD has as its mission the prevention and control of Tuberculosis and lung disease, as well as related health problems, on a world wide basis, with a particular emphasis on low income countries.

World Health Organization (WHO) Global TB Program
WHO Web site about Tuberculosis mitigation strategy, operations, monitoring, and control.

Guidelines for Prevention of Tuberculosis in Health Care Facilities in Resource-limited Settings, 1999
WHO Publication No. WHOTB99.269
Addresses infection control guidelines to reduce the risk of transmission of TB within health care facilities in developing countries.

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TB Regional Training and Medical Consultation Centers

Charles P. Felton National Tuberculosis Center
The Charles P. Felton National Tuberculosis Center at Harlem Hospital is one of three "model centers" funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is a partnership of Harlem Hospital, Columbia University, Health & Hospitals Corporation, and New York City Department of Health.

Curry International Tuberculosis Center
One of three national model Tuberculosis centers funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Curry International Tuberculosis Center creates, enhances and disseminates state-of-the-art resources and models of excellence to control and eliminate Tuberculosis nationally and internationally.

New Jersey Medical School National Tuberculosis Center
The New Jersey Medical School National Tuberculosis Center at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) was established in January 1993 in response to the resurgence of Tuberculosis (TB) in the United States. It is a joint project of the UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School and the New Jersey Department of Health.

Organizations

American Lung Association
American Lung Association Web site focusing on Tuberculosis answering questions about symptoms, tests, treatment and more...

American Thoracic Society (ATS)
The American Thoracic Society was formed as a division of the American Lung Association, called the American Sanatorium Association. Both the American Sanatorium Association and the American Lung Association were devoted to the prevention, control and treatment of Tuberculosis; the American Sanatorium Association's focus was on the medical aspects of Tuberculosis, whereas the American Lung Association concentrated on public health issues.

Institute of Medicine
Institute of Medicine Web site containing information by topic, recent reports, new projects and more...

National Prevention Information Network (NPIN)
The CDC National Prevention Information Network (NPIN) is the nation's largest collection of information and resources on HIV/AIDS, STD and TB prevention.

PharmWeb: Rapid Screening of Tuberculosis Pharmaceuticals
Contains a link to "Rapid Screening of Tuberculosis Pharmaceuticals by Thin-Layer Chromatography" by A. S. Kenyon, October 1999

U.S. Government Web Sites

CDC Division of Tuberculosis Elimination Home Page
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Division of Tuberculosis Elimination Website. Contains news, updates, highlights and more...

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: TB Academic Award Page
Presenters of the Tuberculosis Academic award which encourages the development of curricula, applied research and more in the fight against tuberculosis.

National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (Medline)
MEDLINEplus has extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other trusted sources on over 600 diseases and conditions.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA): Technical Links—Tuberculosis
OSHA' s Safety and Health Topic about Tuberculosis.

General Tuberculosis Sites

CDC Core Curriculum on Tuberculosis. What the Clinician Should Know, 1994
The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Web site hosts the document "Core Curriculum on Tuberculosis - What the Clinician Should Know."

Additional Links

WorkInfo.com
List of Tuberculosis related links.

 
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