Tuberculosis Resource Guide

Whether you're a researcher, healthcare professional, policymaker, or simply curious about this infectious disease, having access to reliable resources, reference libraries, and up-to-date information is essential. Here's a curated list of websites and resources where you can delve into the latest data, research, and statistics on tuberculosis:

  • World Health Organization (WHO)
    Website: WHO Tuberculosis
    The WHO is a leading authority on global health issues, including tuberculosis. Their website offers comprehensive information on TB, including statistics, reports, guidelines, and initiatives aimed at combating the disease worldwide.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
    Website: CDC Tuberculosis
    The CDC is a vital resource for tuberculosis-related information in the United States. Their website provides extensive resources on TB prevention, treatment, surveillance, and research, along with data and statistics specific to the U.S.
  • Global Tuberculosis Report
    Website: Global Tuberculosis Report
    Published annually by the WHO, the Global Tuberculosis Report offers the latest global TB statistics, trends, and progress towards targets set by the WHO's End TB Strategy. It serves as a crucial reference for understanding the global TB burden and efforts to control it.
  • Tuberculosis Data & Statistics Portal
    Website: TB Data & Statistics Portal
    Stop TB Partnership's Data & Statistics Portal is a valuable resource for accessing TB-related data from various sources. It offers interactive tools, country profiles, and reports to facilitate data-driven decision-making and advocacy efforts.
  • PubMed
    Website: PubMed
    PubMed is a free search engine accessing primarily the MEDLINE database of references and abstracts on life sciences and biomedical topics. It's an excellent resource for accessing the latest research articles, reviews, and clinical studies related to tuberculosis.
  • The Lancet Respiratory Medicine
    Website: The Lancet Respiratory Medicine
    The Lancet Respiratory Medicine regularly publishes articles on TB epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. It's a reputable source for accessing peer-reviewed research and expert opinions in the field of respiratory medicine, including tuberculosis.
  • Tuberculosis Coalition for Technical Assistance (TBCTA)
    Website: TBCTA
    TBCTA provides technical assistance and resources to support TB control programs globally. Their website offers tools, guidelines, and publications for healthcare professionals and organizations involved in TB prevention and care.