WHO Information Note on Tuberculosis and COVID-19

April 30, 2020

This document provides guidelines for the continued provision of essential services and operations for dealing with long-standing health
problems during COVID-19. In order to continue to protect the lives of people with TB and other diseases or health conditions, the document covers the following questions, among other topics: 

  • Are people with TB likely to be at increased risk of COVID-19 infection, illness and death?
  • What should health authorities do to provide sustainability of essential TB services during the COVID-19 pandemic? What services can be leveraged across both diseases?
  • What measures should be in place to protect staff working in TB laboratories and healthcare facilities, and community health workers, from COVID-19 infection?
  • Etc.




IGHNx: Humanity and Health

IGHNx: Humanity and Health  Inspiring Creativity,...

IGHN Film Screening: A Girl From Mogadishu

Save The Date:  Wednesday 13th September Location TBC...

IGHN Film Screening: How To Tell A Secret

    The Irish Global Health Network, in...

Earthquakes in Turkey and Syria February 2023 – How Can You Help

The recent earthquakes in Syria and Turkey have been...


Subscribe to Newsletter

Sign up to become a member and receive our weekly updates