CDC's role in preventing extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR TB); (XDR TB)
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CDC's role in preventing extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR TB); (XDR TB)
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    XDR TB
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    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is collaborating with other federal agencies and international partners to raise awareness and enhance strategies for TB prevention worldwide by: Strengthening TB services for people living with; Assembling and deploying outbreak response teams; Improving access to TB drugs; Developing international TB testing standards; Building capacity of health care providers; Reconvening the Federal TB Task Force; Providing technical assistance to expand program capacity; Supporting TB communication and education; Quantifying the magnitude and causes of XDR TB. In addition to CDC, U.S. government partners include the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Tuberculosis Control Assistance Program (TBCAP), and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Other domestic partners include the National Tuberculosis Controllers Association (NTCA) and local and state TB programs. International partners include the World Health Organization (WHO), the Stop TB Partnership, the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (IUATLD), national TB programs, and ministries of health. CS237891C
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