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TB notes ; 2000, no. 1
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TB notes ; 2000, no. 1
  • Alternative Title:
    Century of notable events in TB control ; Notable events in TB control ; TB control at the millennium ;
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    Dear Colleague Letter -- -- Where We've Been and Where We're Going: Perspectives from CDC's Partners in TB Control -- -- Introduction: A Glimpse at the Colorful History of TB: Its Toll and Its Effect on the U.S. and the World / Dan Ruggiero -- Changes I've Seen in TB, 1949 - 1999 / William Stead -- TB Control in New York City: A Recent History / Paula Fujiwara and Thomas Frieden -- Not by DOT Alone / Mike Holcombe -- Baltimore at the New Millennium / Kristina Moore and Richard Chaisson -- From Crickets to Condoms and Beyond / Carol Pozsik -- The Denver TB Program: Opportunity, Creativity, Persistence, and Luck / John Sbarbaro -- National Jewish: The 100-Year War Against TB / Jeff Bradley and Michael Iseman -- Earthquakes, Population Growth, and TB in Los Angeles County / Paul Davidson -- TB in Alaska / Robert Fraser -- CDC and the American Lung Association/American Thoracic Society: an Enduring Public/Private Partnership / Fran DuMelle and Philip Hopewell -- The Unusual Suspects / Lee Reichman -- The Model TB Prevention and Control Centers: History and Purpose / Elizabeth Stoller and Russ Havlak -- My Perspective on TB Control over the Past Two to Three Decades / Jeffrey Glassroth -- History of the IUATLD / Donald Enarson and Annik Rouillon -- Thoughts about the Future of TB Control in the United States / Charles Nolan -- -- A Century of Advances in TB Control, United States (2-page chart) -- Time line depicting a century of advances in TB control in the United States -- -- Where We've Been and Where We're Going: Perspectives from CDC -- Early History of the CDC TB Division, 1944 - 1985 / John Seggerson -- CDC Funding for TB Prevention and Control / Patricia Simone and Paul Poppe -- Managed Care and TB Control - A New Era / Bess Miller -- Early Research Activities of the TB Control Division / George Comstock -- The First TB Drug Clinical Trials / Rick O'Brien and George Comstock -- Current TB Drug Trials: The Tuberculosis Trials Consortium (TBTC) / Andrew Vernon -- TB Communications and Education / Wanda Walton -- TB Control in the Information Age / Jose Becerra -- Field Services Activities / Patricia Simone -- TB's Public Health Heroes / Dan Ruggiero, Olga Joglar, and Rita Varga -- Infection Control Issues / Renee Ridzon -- A Decade of Notable TB Outbreaks: A Selected Review / Scott McCombs -- International Activities / Nancy Binkin and Michael Iademarco -- The Role of CDC's Division of Quarantine in the Fight Against TB in the U.S. / Paul Tribble -- The STOP TB Initiative, A Global Partnership / Bess Miller -- Seize the Moment - Personal Reflections / Carl Schieffelbein -- -- Description of DTBE Training and Education Resources.

    This has been planned as a special issue to commemorate “TB Control at the Millennium.” We wanted to take the occasion to note what has been accomplished in TB control over the years, and to look forward to the challenges of the future. Our focus is mainly on progress made in this country, since that is our charge and our responsibility, but one cannot talk about TB control without talking about the important work of researchers and workers in other countries, and therefore we have included articles about international efforts as well.

    In this issue you will find information about the history of the interaction between mankind and Mycobacterium tuberculosis; the many accomplishments of our partners in TB contol; the past and present activities of the Division of TB Elimination (DTBE); a timeline of some of the highlights of TB control over the past century; educational materials available from DTBE; and photos of historical people, places, events, and memorabilia that we believe you will find interesting.

    Called also: "Century of notable events in TB control", "Notable events in TB control", and "TB control at the millennium"/

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