Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease usually caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) bacteria. Tuberculosis generally affects the lungs, but can also affect other parts of the body. Most infections show no symptoms, in which case it is known as latent tuberculosis. About 10% of latent infections progress to active disease which, if left untreated, kills about half of those affected. The classic symptoms of active TB are a chronic cough with blood-containing mucus, fever, night sweats, and weight loss. It was historically called consumption due to the weight loss. Infection of other organs can cause a wide range of symptoms.Tuberculosis …

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ADB: Asian Development Bank · 6 June 2024 English

This book shows how ADB’s 50-year partnership with the Nepal Electricity Authority has transformed the country’s energy sector and explains how attracting private sector investment would boost energy security and …

Bhakta Bahadur BK lost his legs due to bone tuberculosis. He has been running a hair salon in the remote


World Bank Group · 5 June 2024 English

Government subsidies have emerged as a flashpoint in the geopolitical tensions that threaten to undermine the global rules-based trading system. Subsidies are among the tools deployed by the world's major …

Central Government Canada-Saskatchewan Bovine Tuberculosis Assistance Initiative Canada Central Government Government 2018 Canada-British Columbia Bovine Tuberculosis Initiative Canada Central Government 2019 Canada-British Central Government The Canada-Alberta Bovine Tuberculosis Assistance Initiative Canada Central Government


World Bank Group · 5 June 2024 English

Policy and Program for a Drug-free Workplace c. Tuberculosis prevention and control in the workplace d


World Bank Group · 5 June 2024 English

This report presents the findings of a study to analyze Guinea-Bissau’s HCI indicators and its human capital policies across three sectors— health, education, and social protection. The report highlights a …

years and older were HIV/AIDS, followed by tuberculosis and road injuries. A particular area of concern HIV/AIDS Whooping cough Nutritional deficiencies Tuberculosis Measles Neural tube defects 10.3 11.3 12.9 13


World Bank Group · 4 June 2024 English

Ratings for the Reproductive, Maternal and Child Health Services Improvement Project for Uganda were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the monitoring and evaluation quality …

the highest burden of HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis globally. Other key conditions contributing the audit report of the Global Fund for AIDS Tuberculosis and Maaria (GFATM) grants in Uganda noted several


World Bank Group · 4 June 2024 English

Country: Malawi Project Name: Southern Africa Tuberculosis & Health Systems Support Project Project ID: and Southern Africa : AFR RI-Southern Africa Tuberculosis and Health Systems Support Project General Information GPN Date: Project Name: AFR RI-Southern Africa Tuberculosis and Health Systems Support Project Loan / Credit printed Intens ified Contact Tracing and Lat ent Tuberculosis SOP. IDA / 66950 Innovative Prevention, Detec


World Bank Group · 3 June 2024 English

This report represents a comprehensive assessment of Guinea-Bissau’s PPR capacity conducted by the World Bank. The report details key gaps and findings about Guinea-Bissau’s health system and sets out priority …

Technical Assistance The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Terms of Reference United Nations respiratory infections, measles, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria, although non- communicable diseases Murray Valley encephalitis (MVE) virus, cholera, tuberculosis, malaria, and HIV/AIDS; however, today, LNSP


World Bank Group · 3 June 2024 English

Government subsidies have emerged as a flashpoint in the geopolitical tensions that threaten to undermine the global rules-based trading system. Subsidies are among the tools deployed by the world's major …

Central Government The Canada-Alberta Bovine Tuberculosis Assistance Initiative Canada Central Government Central Government Canada-Saskatchewan Bovine Tuberculosis Assistance Initiative Canada Central Government Central Government The Canada-Alberta Bovine Tuberculosis Assistance Initiative Canada Central Government


World Bank Group · 3 June 2024 English

military hospital in the province, as per national tuberculosis guidelines, and reported in DHIS2. This indicator the same household as a person with active tuberculosis disease received TB preventive treatment. This


WHO: World Health Organization · 1 June 2024 English

It is essential for policy-makers to have a reliable and clear picture of how health is distributed in a given population, and what indicators contribute to or reduce opportunities to …

specific health programmes (such as programmes for tuberculosis or HIV/AIDS) generate their own data to track


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