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Tuberculosis Standard Treatment Regimens

This standard tuberculosis treatment regimens booklet was prepared and revised based on treatment regimens recommended by WHO (2010 and 2011) and on the NTP booklet published in March 2008. The main revision focuses on the dosages and duration for treatment of childhood TB. This booklet contains three main parts: diagnosis, treatment regimens for adults and that for children.

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Community DOTS Program Evaluation in Cambodia, 2010

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has classified Cambodia as one of the 22 high burden countries
with TB in the world. Directly observed therapy short course (DOTS) is an effective strategy for
controlling tuberculosis (TB), and is used worldwide, mainly in developing countries. Implementation of
DOTS in Cambodia started in 1994 mainly through the existing hospital network.

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Cambodia turns a TB health crisis into an opportunity

Twenty years ago, Cambodia had one of the world’s highest tuberculosis (TB) rates and a health system weakened by decades of conflict and economic hardship. Over the past decade, however, new approaches that provide universal access to TB care through primary health centres have halved the number of new cases and helped the country meet global targets for detection and treatment. (See more detail) http://www.who.int/features/2012/tb_cambodia/en/index.html

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