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TB: your questions answered

Answers to common questions about TB for patients as they go through diagnosis and start on treatment.



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This leaflet is available to download in English and Albanian, Bengali, Chinese (simplified), Farsi, French, Greek, Gujarati, Italian, Pashto, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Somali, Sorani, Spanish, Tamil, Turkish, Urdu and Vietnamese.

TB and its diagnosis

An overview of TB and common TB tests for patients about to be tested for TB.



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This leaflet is available to download in English and  Albanian, Bengali, Chinese (simplified), Farsi, French, Greek, Gujarati, Italian, Pashto, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Somali, Sorani, Spanish, Tamil, Turkish, Urdu and Vietnamese.

TB treatment

An overview of TB and standard TB treatment for newly diagnosed patients. Contains information and advice about side effects, treatment completion, DOT and others sources of support.



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This leaflet is available to download in English and  Albanian, Bengali, Chinese (simplified), Farsi, French, Greek, Gujarati, Italian, Pashto, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Somali, Sorani, Spanish, Tamil, Turkish, Urdu and Vietnamese.

Latent TB treatment

Information about latent TB, latent TB treatment and its possible side effects, and a treatment diary for patients.

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This leaflet is available to download as a print friendly version in the following languages: Arabic, Bengali, English, Farsi, Gujarati, Hindi, Nepali, Pashto, Punjabi, Somali, Tamil and Urdu. You can download all languages together in this zip file.

About your TB drugs

Comprehensive information about standard treatment for TB, including how to take medication and about side effects.



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This leaflet is available to download in English and  Albanian, Bengali, Chinese (simplified), Farsi, French, Greek, Gujarati, Italian, Pashto, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Somali, Sorani, Spanish, Tamil, Turkish, Urdu and Vietnamese.

Multi-drug resistant TB

An overview of MDR-TB and comprehensive information about MDR-TB medications.



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This leaflet is available to download in English and  Albanian, Bengali, Chinese (simplified), Farsi, French, Greek, Gujarati, Italian, Pashto, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Somali, Sorani, Spanish, Tamil, Turkish, Urdu and Vietnamese.

Contact tracing and screening

Information for people invited for TB testing through the contact tracing process.



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This leaflet is available to download in English and  Albanian, Bengali, Chinese (simplified), Farsi, French, Greek, Gujarati, Italian, Pashto, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Somali, Sorani, Spanish, Tamil, Turkish, Urdu and Vietnamese.

An important test (TB-HIV)

Information about TB-HIV and HIV testing for eligible TB patients.



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This leaflet is available to download in English and  Albanian, Bengali, Chinese (simplified), Farsi, French, Greek, Gujarati, Italian, Pashto, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Somali, Sorani, Spanish, Tamil, Turkish, Urdu and Vietnamese.

TB and the BCG

Information for patients about BCG eligibility, the vaccination process and how it relates to TB.



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This leaflet is available to download in English and  Albanian, Bengali, Chinese (simplified), Farsi, French, Greek, Gujarati, Italian, Pashto, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Somali, Sorani, Spanish, Tamil, Turkish, Urdu and Vietnamese.

TB: The Real Story DVD

This is the story of five people’’s journeys through TB, from their experiences of the early symptoms to the diagnosis and treatment that put them on the road to recovery. The film can be streamed or shared from YouTube or ordered on DVD.

 



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The film also plays in Arabic, Bengali, French, Gujarati, Polish, Portuguese, Somali, Swahili, Tamil, Tigrinya and Urdu – these languages are all available on the same DVD or as separate YouTube videos.

Latent TB testing and treatment template letters

Template letters for latent TB testing and treatment programmes. Includes an invitation letter and letters for positive and negative test results, with translated summaries of each letter available to print as the second page. The letters and translated text are available to download together as a zip file.



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