Targets for global tuberculosis control

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2006 Apr;10(4):460-2.


The United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have added to the suite of targets and indicators used to evaluate progress in tuberculosis (TB) control. This paper reviews the history of target setting for TB control and lays out the complete set of indicators and targets that will guide TB control through to 2015, the target year for all MDGs.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Communicable Disease Control / standards*
  • Guidelines as Topic*
  • Humans
  • Tuberculosis / prevention & control*
  • World Health Organization