Review Papers | Medicine Science | Pakistan | Volume 3 Issue 9, September 2014
Critical Analysis of Tuberculosis in Pakistan and England
Abstract: The paper titled Tuberculosis in Pakistan and England will be doing critical analysis of the issue. Tuberculosis is a severe infectious disease which led burden to many countries especially 3rd world countries. It is estimated by the WHO that about 9.4 million people are infected with disease; also 3 million deaths occur annually. Many strategies like DOT, DOT-PLUS and STOP TB have been proposed by WHO to tackle down TB. The DOT strategy and NTP has done a lot in controlling TB in Pakistan and England, but Pakistan is still facing the causing determinants like: poverty, injustice, socio-cultural and influx of Afghan refugees. To overcome the burden of TB, media can play a pivotal role to attain and maximize the functions of government and private sector.
Keywords: Tuberculosis, Multiple Drug Resistance MDR-TB, STOP TB, STAG T, Direct Observational Therapy DOT
Edition: Volume 3 Issue 9, September 2014,
Pages: 977 - 981
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