Print ISSN: 0253-0759

Online ISSN: 2413-4414

Author : W. Wartan, Simon


DOTS IMPLEMENTATION IN IRAQ: 5 YEAR EVALUATION & EXPECTED OUTCOME IN 2010

Simon W. Wartan

The Medical Journal of Basrah University, Volume 23, Issue 2, Pages 54-61
DOI: 10.33762/mjbu.2005.46143

Overview & objectives
Tuberculosis (TB) is a disease that causes millions of deaths, infects one third of the world
population and profoundly damages households and country economies. It is a major health and
social challenge. Iraq is one among eastern Mediterranean countries with moderate to high burden
of tuberculosis