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Legal Interventions in TB Control

This web-based seminar explored successful and innovative approaches to implementing legal interventions in TB control programs in the United States. Experts shared legal and ethical considerations, as well as hands-on experiences, practical steps, and legal tools that can be used to improve outcomes of case management, treatment outcomes, and contact investigations. Points were illustrated using lectures and case presentations.

Supplemental materials may be found at the following sites:

  • Legal Interventions in TB Control [WEB]
  • Article: Extensively Drug Resistent TB: An Isolation Order, Public Health Powers, & a Global Crisis (distributed with permission) [PDF]
  • Turning Point Model State Public Health Act [WEB]
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Divisions of Global Migration and Quarantine [WEB]