This concept note reviews the history of tuberculosis control with a focus on the development of chemotherapy for the disease, the creation of public health programs, and the evolution of international tuberculosis control policy.
British Medical Research Council Tuberculosis Research Studies, 1946-1986. Source: Fox, W., G.A. Ellard, and D.A. Mitchison, Studies on the treatment of tuberculosis undertaken by the British Medical Research Council Tuberculosis Units, 1946-1986, with relevant subsequent publications. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 1999. 3(10): p. S231-S279. (Exhibit 1 from "The Development of Tuberculosis Treatments and Policy" concept note.)
Learning Objectives: To aid students in fully understanding the history of tuberculosis control and policy and concepts in the Cases in Global Health Delivery.
Keywords: Policy, innovation, R&D