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View Resource World Health Organization (WHO) Report on the Tuberculosis Epidemic 1997: Use DOTS more widely!

At the heart of this new World Health Organization report is the advocacy of DOTS (Directly Observed Treatment, Short-course) as a strategy for "reversing the course of a frightening global TB epidemic." It contains a listing of the benefits of DOTS, the elements of the DOTS strategy, and information on the thirteen countries (containing 75% of the world's TB cases) that "will largely determine...

http://apps.who.int/iris/handle/10665/63400