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WHO Issues New Ethics Guidance To Help Ensure Protection Of All TB Patients’ Rights

World Health Organization: WHO issues ethics guidance to protect rights of TB patients
“New tuberculosis (TB) ethics guidance, launched [Wednesday] by the World Health Organization (WHO), aims to help ensure that countries implementing the End TB Strategy adhere to sound ethical standards to protect the rights of all those affected. … The new WHO ethics guidance addresses contentious issues such as the isolation of contagious patients, the rights of TB patients in prison, discriminatory policies against migrants affected by TB, among others…” (3/22).