Management of Migrating Population with Tuberculosis

  • Sheng-yuan Liu
  • Li-juan Wu
  • Xu-jun Guo
  • Juan He
  • Yi-ting Luo
  • Wei-guo Tan


It has been proposed by the WHO to end TB in the year of 2035, which means that the incidence of TB across the world should decrease to 100 per million by the end of 2035. The goal proposed by the WHO indicates that the global incidence of TB should be at a low level and attempts should be made by the countries with a low incidence of TB to further decrease the incidence of TB. TB should be preliminarily eliminated (10 per million), followed by gradual elimination (1 per million). The realization of the great goals is necessarily based on scientific breakthroughs and consistent international and national TB control. Along with the increasing mobility of populations around the world, the treatment and prevention of TB in migrants will definitely be the key work in countries with low and high incidence of TB.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sheng-yuan Liu
    • 1
  • Li-juan Wu
    • 1
  • Xu-jun Guo
    • 1
  • Juan He
    • 1
  • Yi-ting Luo
    • 2
  • Wei-guo Tan
    • 3
  1. 1.Shenzhen Nanshan Center for Chronic Disease ControlShenzhenChina
  2. 2.Shenzhen Center for Chronic Disease ControlShenzhenChina
  3. 3.Department of TuberculosisThe Shenzhen Center for Chronic Disease ControlShenzhenChina

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