WHO planned activities

  • Assistance with implementation and evaluation of a pilot project on TB patients with alcohol dependence and organization of a workshop on multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB) and alcohol dependence to present the results
  • Support for clear identification of high-risk groups, particularly by optimizing the use of epidemiological and molecular data in identifying risk groups/settings
  • Evaluation of preventive treatment of latent TB in risk groups other than those who are HIV positive
  • Expansion of case management and support for vulnerable populations, particularly through extended social support and rehabilitation

Main partners

  • Ministry of Health
  • Ministry of Social Affairs
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Health Board
  • National Institute for Health Development
  • Tartu University Hospital
  • North Estonia Medical Centre
  • West Tallinn Central Hospital
  • Centre of Infectious Diseases
  • European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control
  • Finnish Lung Health Association