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Not every cough is covid – think TB! Social media toolkit.

This social media toolkit can be used by anyone wishing to raise awareness of TB in their community. This is more important than ever, with the world’s attention turned towards the coronavirus pandemic.  

Unfortunately, because the symptoms of TB, covid-19 and long-covid are often similar it is possible for TB to be overlooked. This toolkit helps differentiate the symptoms of these conditions and asks people to Think TB!

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What should I know about TB?

New for 2016: This A5 leaflet provides a general overview of TB, including symptoms, transmission and risk factors.

This leaflet is available to CCGs and TB Control Boards for free through Prolog, by calling 0300 123 1002 or online at: www.orderline.dh.gov.uk



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Translated versions

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 also download all languages together in this zip file.

Latent TB awareness leaflet

This DL sized leaflet provides a brief overview of latent TB and who may benefit from testing and treatment. It is suitable for awareness raising around local testing and treatment programmes, including for use alongside ‘invitation to test’ letters. The zip file contains print and electronic versions and artwork for localities that wish to insert their own logos.



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The Truth About TB: Drugs and alcohol

An A5 leaflet offering a brief overview of TB – tailored to the needs of people who misuse drugs or alcohol – including how TB is transmitted, risk factors, common symptoms and what action someone should take if they are concerned.



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The Truth About TB in the South Asian Community

An A5 leaflet offering a brief overview of TB – tailored to the needs of the South Asian Community – including how TB is transmitted, risk factors, common symptoms and what action someone should take if they are concerned.



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Gujarati | Tamil | Urdu

The Truth About TB in the African Community

An A5 leaflet offering a brief overview of TB and its relationship with HIV. Including risk factors, common symptoms and what action someone should take if they are concerned.



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The Truth About TB in the Somali Community

An A5 leaflet offering a brief overview of TB – tailored to the needs of the Somali Community – including how TB is transmitted, risk factors, common symptoms and what action someone should take if they are concerned.



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Somali

TB: your questions answered

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



Translated versions

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.



Translated versions

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.



Translated versions

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 symptoms animation

This lighthearted animation depicts the most common symptoms of TB. To save, right click on video and select ‘save as’.



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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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Translated versions

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.



Translated versions

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.



Translated versions

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.



Translated versions

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.

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