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Global Tuberculosis Report 2012

Global Tuberculosis Report 2012

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WHO Library Cataloguing-in-Publication DataGlobal tuberculosis report 2012.1.Tuberculosis – epidemiology. 2.Tuberculosis, Pulmonary – prevention and control.3.Tuberculosis – economics. 4.Directly observed therapy. 5.Treatment outcome. 6.National healthprograms – organization and administration. 7.Statistics. I.World Health Organization.ISBN 978 92 4 156450 2 (NLM classication: WF 300)
© World Health Organization 2012
All rights reserved. Publications o the World Health Organization are available on the WHO web site (www.who.int) or can be pur-chased rom WHO Press, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland (tel.: +41 22 791 3264; ax:+41 22 791 4857; e-mail: bookorders@who.int). Requests or permission to reproduce or translate WHO publications – whether orsale or or noncommercial distribution – should be addressed to WHO Press through the WHO web site (http://www.who.int/about/licensing/copyright_orm/en/index.html).The designations employed and the presentation o the material in this publication do not imply the expression o any opinion what-soever on the part o the World Health Organization concerning the legal status o any country, territory, city or area or o its authori-ties, or concerning the delimitation o its rontiers or boundaries. Dotted lines on maps represent approximate border lines or whichthere may not yet be ull agreement.The mention o specic companies or o certain manuacturers’ products does not imply that they are endorsed or recommended bythe World Health Organization in preerence to others o a similar nature that are not mentioned. Errors and omissions excepted, thenames o proprietary products are distinguished by initial capital letters.All reasonable precautions have been taken by the World Health Organization to veriy the inormation contained in this publication.However, the published material is being distributed without warranty o any kind, either expressed or implied. The responsibility orthe interpretation and use o the material lies with the reader. In no event shall the World Health Organization be liable or damagesarising rom its use.Cover design by Tom Hiatt, Western Pacic Regional Oce, WHO. The ront cover illustrates the contribution o dierent sourceso unding to TB care and control in low-income countries, highlighting the importance o international donor unding (coloured blocks) compared with domestic contributions (grey band) as well as the role o the Global Fund (red line) that is the leading sourceo international donor unding globally; see Figure 5.5. The back cover illustrates the impressive reduction in TB prevalence in Cam- bodia, a low-income and high-burden country, between 2002 (when a baseline national TB prevalence survey was implemented) and2011 (when a repeat national TB prevalence survey was implemented); see Box 2.7 in Chapter 2.Designed by minimum graphicsPrinted in FranceWHO/HTM/TB/2012.6

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