Rethinking how to address the world’s largest infectious killer in the world’s largest country

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India has the largest number of people suffering from tuberculosis (TB) of any country in the world. Analysis of the increasing Multi-Drug Resistant TB problem has revealed multiple challenges to the health system that must be addressed in order to control the TB epidemic there.

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Bloom, B. Rethinking how to address the world’s largest infectious killer in the world’s largest country. J Public Health Pol 37, 300–303 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1057/jphp.2016.16

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Keywords

  • tuberculosis
  • multi-drug resistant TB (MDR-TB)
  • India
  • health systems
  • private providers