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World Health Organization : Year 2000 ; World Health Organization Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Tuberculosis 218 E L: Meeting of the National Managers of the Tuberculosis Control Programmes in the Eastern Mediterranean Region

By Mohammad Shah Nikzad

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Title: World Health Organization : Year 2000 ; World Health Organization Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Tuberculosis 218 E L: Meeting of the National Managers of the Tuberculosis Control Programmes in the Eastern Mediterranean Region  
Author: Mohammad Shah Nikzad
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Language: English
Subject: Health., Public health, Wellness programs
Collections: Medical Library Collection, World Health Collection
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Nikzad, M. S. (n.d.). World Health Organization : Year 2000 ; World Health Organization Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Tuberculosis 218 E L. Retrieved from http://hawaiilibrary.net/


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1. INTRODUCTION The Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (EMRO) of the World Health Organization (WHO) in collaboration with the Ministry of Public Health of Lebanon convened a meeting of the national .managers of the tuberculosis control programmes in the Eastern Mediterranean Region in Beirut, Lebanon, from 7 to 9 June 1999. The objectives of the meeting were as following: e To review progress made in the countries of the Region in the implementation and expansion of the DOTS strategy. To review implementation status of the protocol f ~irnte rsectoral collaboration for tuberculosis control prepared in the previous meeting of 1998. a To prepare national plans of action for the year 2000 and 2001 as a draft plan for the Joint Programme Review Mission exercise. The participants included national tuberculosis programme (NTP) managers from all Member States in the Region. In addition, there were representatives of the private health sector, academic society, nongovernmental organizations and UNRWA as well as WHO staff. The NTP manager of Palestine could not attend the meeting. The programme and the list of participants are attached in Annexes 1 and 2, respectively. The meeting was opened by an address from His Excellency Dr Karam Shokrallah Karam, Minister of Public Health, Lebanon. In his message, the Minister welcomed the participants and expressed his concerns regarding the serious epidemic of tuberculosis in the world as well as in the Eastern Mediterranean Region and extended his appreciation to WHO for effective leadership in the control of tuberculosis.

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CONTENTS INTRODUCTION ............................................................................................................ 1 REVIEW OF THE PROGRESS OF DOTS ALL OVER IN THE EASTERN MEDRERRANEAN REGION .......................................................................................2 COUNTRY PRESENTATIONS ON DOTS EXPANSION ........................................ 3 3.1 DOTS ALL OVER countries. .................................................................................3. 3.2 DOTS expanding countries .................................................................................4.. . 3.3 DOTS lagging countries ........................................................................................4. 3.4 Plenary discussions ..............................................................................................5.. . INTERSECTORAL COLLABORATION: PARTNERSHIP ..........................................7. 4.1 Review of the importance of intersectoral collaboration .........................................7 4.2 Partnership with governmental institutions other than the Ministry of Health: experience with a health insurance organization in Egypt ..................... 7 4.3 Partnership with the private health sector: experiences in Egypt. Lebanon and Morocco .........................................................................................8.. .. 4.4 Partnership with nongovernmental organizations: experiences in Jordan. Somalia and Egypt ................................................................................................8.. . CONTROL OF ANTI-TUBERCULOSIS DRUGS .........................................................9. 5.1 Country experiences .............................................................................................9.. . 5.2 Protocol for the control of anti-tuberculosis drugs ...............................................1. 0 INITIATIVES IN TUBERCULOSIS CONTROL .........................................................1.1 6.1 Eastern Mediterranean Region DOTS QUARTERLY FAX ..................................1 1 6.2 Tuberculosis elimination initiative in the member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council .................................................................................1..1. 6.3 Other subregional tuberculosis control initiatives .................................................1 2 STOP TUBERCULOSIS INITIATIVE .......................................................................1..3. PLANS OF ACTION FOR THE BIENNIUM OF 2000-200 1 .....................................1. 4 FINAL DISCUSSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS .................................................. 16 Annexes PROGRAMME .............................................................................................................1.9. LIST OF PARTICIPANTS .........................................................................................2..1.. . PROTOCOL ON THE CONTROL OF ANTI-TUBERCULOSIS DRUGS ...................2 8 GUIDELINES FOR NATIONAL PLAN DEVELOPMENT FOR 2000-2001 .............. 30 NATIONAL PLANS OF ACTION FOR TUBERCULOSIS 2000-2001 ....................... 32

 

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