Tuberculosis and integrated child health — Rediscovering the principles of Alma Ata

International Journal of Infectious Diseases
March 2019 Volume 80, Supplement, S1-S84
https://www.ijidonline.com/issue/S1201-9712(19)X0005-3

Articles
Tuberculosis and integrated child health — Rediscovering the principles of Alma Ata
Anne K. Detjen, Shaffiq Essajee, Malgorzata Grzemska, Ben J. Marais
S9–S12
Published online: February 27, 2019
Highlights
:: The renewed commitment to Primary Health Care (PHC) presents an opportunity to reconsider latent synergies and novel partnerships for child health and development.
:: TB and HIV partners need to align better and jointly formulate strategies to scale up pediatric TB and HIV in an integrated MNCH and PHC context.
:: Integrated, family-centered approaches, implemented at the community and primary care facility level are key for bridging the pediatric TB and HIV gaps.