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Community tuberculosis education: lessons learned in Tanna Island, Vanuatu

Journal Article


Abstract


  • Tuberculosis (TB) remains a major public

    health problem in the Western Pacific region.

    Together, South-East Asia and the Western

    Pacific account for 60% of the world’s TB

    cases.1 The incidence of TB in Vanuatu is

    67/100,0002 with 34 cases identified on

    Tanna Island in 20113 (population 28,799), an

    incidence of 118/100,000.

Authors


  •   Litvack, Aubrey (external author)
  •   Thomas, Alice

Publication Date


  • 2015

Citation


  • Thomas, A. & Litvack, A. (2015). Community tuberculosis education: lessons learned in Tanna Island, Vanuatu. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 39 (1), 95-96.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84922320180

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/smhpapers/3109

Has Global Citation Frequency


Number Of Pages


  • 1

Start Page


  • 95

End Page


  • 96

Volume


  • 39

Issue


  • 1

Abstract


  • Tuberculosis (TB) remains a major public

    health problem in the Western Pacific region.

    Together, South-East Asia and the Western

    Pacific account for 60% of the world’s TB

    cases.1 The incidence of TB in Vanuatu is

    67/100,0002 with 34 cases identified on

    Tanna Island in 20113 (population 28,799), an

    incidence of 118/100,000.

Authors


  •   Litvack, Aubrey (external author)
  •   Thomas, Alice

Publication Date


  • 2015

Citation


  • Thomas, A. & Litvack, A. (2015). Community tuberculosis education: lessons learned in Tanna Island, Vanuatu. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 39 (1), 95-96.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84922320180

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/smhpapers/3109

Has Global Citation Frequency


Number Of Pages


  • 1

Start Page


  • 95

End Page


  • 96

Volume


  • 39

Issue


  • 1