Title

Community tuberculosis education: lessons learned in Tanna Island, Vanuatu

RIS ID

98008

Publication Details

Thomas, A. & Litvack, A. (2015). Community tuberculosis education: lessons learned in Tanna Island, Vanuatu. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 39 (1), 95-96.

Abstract

Tuberculosis (TB) remains a major public health problem in the Western Pacific region. Together, South-East Asia and the Western Pacific account for 60% of the world's TB cases.1 The incidence of TB in Vanuatu is 67/100,0002 with 34 cases identified on Tanna Island in 20113 (population 28,799), an incidence of 118/100,000.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1753-6405.12313