Guidelines for the programmatic management of drug-resistant tuberculosis

In the selection of regimes and medicines for treating MDR-TB

Policy, Selection, Use

  • Sub-categories TB
  • Commodities Medicines
  • Latest update 2008
  • Version Emergency update
  • Developed by WHO/OMS
  • When to use In the selection of regimes and medicines for treating MDR-TB
  • Languages Chinese, English, French
  • Level of use Central, District, Facility, Regional
  • Form PDF document, 1.66 MB
  • Amount of training / TA required None
  • Inputs & outputs None
  • Cost Free
  • Advantages Provides updated guidelines and recommendations on how to manage drug-resistant TB (DR-TB) based on a rapid assessment of the best available evidence by a group of experts. Compared to the first WHO guidelines from 2006, this document contains an additional chapter on patient-centered care.
  • Limitations None
  • Availability English: http://whqlibdoc.who.int/publications/2008/9789241547581_eng.pdf French: http://whqlibdoc.who.int/publications/2009/9789242547580_fre.pdf Chinese: http://whqlibdoc.who.int/publications/2008/9789241547581_chi.pdf
  • Remarks For more information, please contact WHO.
  • Contact info@who.int
  • Submission date 2010-11-30 15:24:32