An overview of tuberculosis and migration – State of the Art Series TB and migration

by P. Dhavan, H. M. Dias, J. Creswell et al.
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 21(6):610–623

15 pp. 1.0 MB
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/iuatld/ijtld/2017/00000021/00000006/art00005

This article is the first in the State-of-the-Art series of the International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease on TB and migration. It provides an overview of migration trends, migration pathways and social determinants, and impact on TB. It outlines a framework for the prevention and reduction of the TB burden among migrants, adapted from the World Health Organization’s End TB Strategy, and in accordance with the Stop TB Partnership’s Global Plan and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) agenda.

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