A research consortium for the early detection and integrated management of tuberculosis in Europe.
The World Health Organization recommends systematic screening for active TB in high risk subpopulations that have poor access to health care. E-DETECT TB’s ultimate objective is to improve early diagnosis in these populations.
In Italy, we are actively screening new and settled migrants for active and latent TB respectively, ensuring that those testing positive are appropriately managed and generating the evidence to support future European policy.
The aim of this work package is to support the development of action plans in EU/EEA member states by surveying tuberculosis control plans and strategies, and reviewing evidence for actions to control and prevent TB.