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New Project Aims To Improve TB Prevention, Care Outcomes In Eastern Europe, Central Asia

WHO Regional Office for Europe: New project launched to consolidate sustainable tuberculosis care models in eastern Europe and central Asia
“A new Tuberculosis Regional Eastern European and Central Asian Project, referred to as TB-REP 2.0, has been launched. This project for 2019 to 2022, building on the previous TB-REP from 2016 to 2018, will consolidate past achievements and address new and remaining challenges while ensuring continuity. In particular, it will focus on improving tuberculosis (TB) prevention and care outcomes. … [TB-REP] aimed to prevent TB and drug-resistant TB, and to improve TB treatment outcomes through a health systems strengthening approach, by increasing political commitment and implementing people-centered models of care. … The achievements made through TB-REP are threatened by the decline of external donor support faced by most participating countries…” (1/22).

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