Tuberculosis (TB)

Mobilising against Tuberculosis: South African Plan for TB Control

(Strategic Plan or Business Plan)
(File type: pdf; size: 1.58 MB)Department of Health (National) (The Government of South Africa)

Multi-Drug Resistant TB Fact Sheet

(Public Information)
This fact sheet explains what Multi-Drug Resistant TB is and provides information on its treatment and prevention.

TB Control Programme

(Service)
The TB Control Programme aims to identify 80% of people who have TB and to cure them at the first attempt. The programme also tries to identify the infectious pool of people.

TB Indaba, 2003-03-01

(Newsletter/Magazine Issue)
(File type: pdf; size: 1.24 MB)

TB Policies

(Policies)
Department of Health (Western Cape Government)
TB control policies in the Western Cape and various circulars issued on this topic. Includes a description of TB, how it is spread, how it affects different age groups and the relevance of the DOTS strategy.

The Management of Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis in South Africa

(Guidelines, Manuals and Instructions)
(File type: pdf; size: 856.94 KB)Department of Health (National) (The Government of South Africa)
This guideline is meant for those health workers who deal with patients who have multi-drug resistant TB. Information includes, diagnosis, treatment and management of the patient.

Trainers' Manual for TB Treatment Supporters

(Guidelines, Manuals and Instructions)
Department of Health (Western Cape Government)
Training programme for volunteers in the community who want to become treatment supporters of people who have Tuberculosis.

Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS - Clinical Guidelines

(Guidelines, Manuals and Instructions)
(File type: pdf; size: 1.69 MB)Department of Health (Western Cape Government)
Practical advice for doctors and nurses on how to care for patients with symptoms of TB and HIV/AIDS, and when to refer patients for more specialised care.

Western Cape TB Control Programme: Medium-Term Development Plan 2002-2005

(Strategic Plan or Business Plan)
Department of Health (Western Cape Government)