Tuberculosis in women and children

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The Lancet

Apart from improvement of tuberculosis control, innovative strategies to advance tuberculosis prevention and treatment in women and children would contribute to the attainment of Millennium Development Goals 4 and 5 by reduction of the mortality rate in young children and women of reproductive age, particularly in tuberculosis-endemic areas.

Marais B, Gupta A, Starke JR, El Sony A. Tuberculosis in women and children. Lancet. 2010 June 12-18; 375(9731): 2057-9. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(10)60579-X.
  • Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg, South Africa
  • Infectious Diseases Section, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
  • Epidemiological Laboratory (Epi-Lab), Khartoum, Sudan