We need people – people like those in TB Alert, who are focused and ambitious and care for people at grass roots in the UK, India and Africa. Dr Lucica Ditiu, Executive Secretary of the Stop TB Partnership
TB Alert's UK Programme Director Rachel Dukes says: "This is a very timely and necessary briefing which clearly highlights the role and responsibility of local authorities in addressing TB incidence and control, but also raises important issues around ensuring people on TB treatment have access to services within their local area. Following the NHS reforms that came into effect in April, I'm pleased to see the targeting of this briefing to local authority teams, an important move considering the shift of the public health function (formerly under Primary Care Trusts) to being under the remit of local authorities."
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