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World Health Forum. 1997;18(3-4):225-32; discussion 233-47.

Tuberculosis control--is DOTS the health breakthrough of the 1990s?

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  • 1Global Tuberculosis Programme, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

Abstract

The resurgence of tuberculosis in recent years has made an effective control strategy indispensable. The strategy exists and is called DOTS--Directly Observed Treatment, Short-course. It has proved its effectiveness and now needs to be used worldwide on a much larger scale.

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