WHO Policy on TB Infection Control in Health-Care Facilities, Congregate Settings and Households

This document is an evidence-based policy for the implementation of sound tuberculosis (TB) infection control by all stakeholders. TB infection control is a combination of measures aimed at minimizing the risk of TB transmission within populations. The foundation of infection control is early and rapid diagnosis, and proper management of TB patients.

Document Date: 1 February, 2009
Author: WHO