Control of Infectious Disease

1. Identify three reasons why every country in the world needs to be concerned about TB. Describe the WHO’s initiatives to control TB. Are these adequate? What else should be done?
2. Which populations are most at risk for developing HIV, TB, and malaria? Why?
3. Who should fund medications to fight these diseases for economically deprived persons globally
4. How much money do pharmaceutical companies make on medications?
5. What is their justification for the prices they charge?
Jacobsen 4th Ed (2024) Chapters 8, 9, 10
WHO fact sheet on TB:
Infectious diseases: India ( –
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