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COMMUNITY REPORT Tuberculosis in Azerbaijan

02.02.2018
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Azerbaijan is one of the 30 countries identified by the WHO with the highest burden of MDR-TB. The country located in the Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA) region which is home to the world’s fastest growing drug-resistant TB epidemic. The key populations for TB include; prisoners, who have 20 times the national incidence at 1,270/100,000, people living with HIV, injecting-drug users, migrant workers and poor people living in rural areas.