Why are some children unresponsive to treatment for pneumonia, malnutrition and HIV? Why do some of them die? Maybe they are among the over 600,000 children that fall ill with tuberculosis each year but are never diagnosed. Join experts from the TB and MNCH communities in a global debate on the linkages between tuberculosis and maternal and child health.
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Please read the following documents in preparation for this seminar.
- Roadmap for Childhood Tuberculosis: Towards Zero Deaths. WHO 2013.
- African Strategies for Health. THE POLICY AND PRACTICE DIVIDE FOR CHILDHOOD TUBERCULOSIS IN AFRICA: A LANDSCAPE ANALYSIS. March 2016
- Video: African Strategies for Health: Addressing Childhood Tuberculosis: Opportunities for Maternal and Child Survival Platforms
- Graham SM, Sismanidis C, Menzies H, Marais BJ, Detjen AK, Black RE. Importance of tuberculosis control to address child survival. Lancet. 2014 May 3;383(9928):1605-7. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60420-7. Epub 2014 Mar 24
- A Framework for Integrating Childhood Tuberculosis into Community-based Child Health Care. October 2013. Washington, D.C: CORE Group.
- Video: Call to Action: New Childhood TB Medicines Will Help Save Lives. TB Alliance 2015
- Flyer: Adapting CHW training packages to integrate actions for HIV and TB. WHO, UNICEF 2014.