The infectious nature and wide prevalence of tuberculosis, the disease which has many peculiarities of its own in the shape ofmisinformation, non pragmatic management and social stigmas, has remained one of the most serious social concerns. Medical scientists, planners and administrators have been battling against tuberculosis and striving to control it effectively but despite the availability of drugs to cure the disease, complete eradication of the disease has not been possible. This book, based on the study conducted by TERI, is designed to provide a baseline data for effective and efficient planning and implementation of Indias current national tuberculosis control program, is a comprehensive treatise on tuberculosis. It caters to a wider readership ranging from a common man interested in knowing about various aspects of the disease to the serious scholars, medical and health professionals, community leaders, planners, administrators, service providers and others interested in quantitative and qualitative assessment of incidence, prevalence, management, control and implications of the disease on the affected families and the society in general.
|Publishers||CBS Publishers & Distributors|
|Subject||Preventive & Social Medicine|
|About the Author||NA|
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