TB (also known as Tuberculosis) - the facts and its treatment - fact sheets*This document is available in English as well as in languages other than English. Links to the English and multilingual resources can be accessed further below. To download information click on the selected language. This will take you directly to the resource. The information in brackets gives the format and file size if known. Note that some PDFs can be quite large and may take several minutes to download.
Title: TB (also known as Tuberculosis) - the facts and its treatment - fact sheets (PDF file) (Links to English resource)
Summary: This resource is designed for migrants and refugees and explains what tuberculosis (also known as TB) is, the difference between latent TB infection and TB disease, the symptoms of active TB, how TB is spread and how to prevent it from spreading to other people. It also describes the common tests for TB and how it is treated.
Organisation: Centre For Culture Ethnicity and Health
Publishing date: September 2015
Last reviewed: October 2015
Target audience: New arrivals
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