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Childhood Tb: A Learning Programme for Professionals The Desmond Tutu Tuberculosis Centre

Childhood Tb: A Learning Programme for Professionals

The Desmond Tutu Tuberculosis Centre

Published April 8th 2010
ISBN : 9781920218461
Paperback
71 pages
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 About the Book 

Childhood TB empowers healthcare workers to learn about the primary care of children with tuberculosis. Our aim is to improve the care of children with TB in all communities, especially in poor peri-urban and rural districts of southern Africa.MoreChildhood TB empowers healthcare workers to learn about the primary care of children with tuberculosis. Our aim is to improve the care of children with TB in all communities, especially in poor peri-urban and rural districts of southern Africa. Childhood TB covers: * an introduction to TB infection * the clinical presentation, diagnosis, management and prevention of tuberculosis in children * HIV/TB co-infection Childhood TB was developed by paediatricians with wide experience in the care of children with tuberculosis, under the auspices of the Desmond Tutu Tuberculosis Centre at the University of Stellenbosch. About the Desmond Tutu TB Centre The Desmond Tutu Tuberculosis Centre at Stellenbosch University, South Africa, strives to improve the health of vulnerable groups through the education of healthcare workers and community members, and through research into the epidemiology of childhood tuberculosis, multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis, HIV/TB co-infection and preventing the spread of TB and HIV in southern Africa.