This is the prompt slide for the TB Therapy section. This presentation will be presented at the local level by an Infectious Disease Practitioner or Pulmonary TB Control Officer. The Objectives of this presentation are to provide the attendees an understanding of the therapies used to treat TB and adverse events. The presentation is scheduled to be 30 minutes to include time for questions to be asked. Answers to some questions during the sessions may not be possible (time limitations or technical clarification needed). In such cases the speaker should request that the attendees write the question down and provide their FAX number, so that an answer to their question can be provided later. The opening statement should emphasize that prompt and efficient treatment of active tuberculosis is a key element in the prevention of spread of TB infection.
TUBERCULOSIS TREATMENT Prompt and efficient treatment of active tuberculosis is a key element in the prevention of spread of TB infection.