• Mass Treatment to Eliminate Tuberculosis from an Island Population

      Hill, P C; Dye, C; Viney, K; Tabutoa, K; Kienene, T; Bissell, K; Williams, B G; Zachariah, R; Marais, B J; Harries, A D (International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 2014-08-01)
      The global target of tuberculosis (TB) elimination by 2050 requires new approaches. Active case finding plus mass prophylactic treatment has been disappointing. We consider mass full anti-tuberculosis treatment as an approach to TB elimination in Kiribati, a Pacific Island nation, with a persistent epidemic of high TB incidence.