Author(s): RuffinoNetto A, RuffinoNetto A
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Abstract Epidemiological data on tuberculosis and the fight against the disease in Brazil and in the world are reviewed herein. Historical aspects of the different approaches to the control of the disease in Brazil are highlighted and the ongoing Brazilian Program for the Control of Tuberculosis is examined. To conclude, the author takes a look at unresolved problems and considers new alternatives for the control of tuberculosis.
This article was published in Rev Soc Bras Med Trop
and referenced in Medical Safety & Global Health