Interview with Olivia Biermann: New review sheds light on community-based tuberculosis screening policies and implementation
From Ida Monstedt
Tuberculosis is the world’s leading infectious killer. An estimated 3 million people with TB are never diagnosed and treated. To find those “missing” millions with TB, one strategy is to do active case-finding, also known as systematic community-based TB screening. This review published in BMJ Open explored the antecedents, components and influencing factors for active case-finding policy development and implementation.