WHO Progress Report 2011: Towards universal access to diagnosis and treatment of MDR and XDR tuberculosis by 2015

This report describes the progress being made globally towards achieving universal access to diagnosis and treatment of M/XDR-TB since the ministerial meeting of high M/XDR-TB burden countries in April 2009 in Beijing, China, and the adoption of WHA62.15 on prevention and control of M/XDR-TB, with special focus on progress in 27 countries where the MDR-TB burden is high.a The report aims to increase awareness of achievements and gaps and, more importantly, to draw global attention to the need for more decisive action on overcoming bottlenecks to progress, especially at the country level.

Document Date: 1 February, 2011
Author: WHO