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Terminology in TB Services

by on November 5, 2012

The Stop-TB Partnership is developing a new language guide for tuberculosis services in response to an article published in the June issue of the International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. The article, “Language in tuberculosis services: can we change to patient-centered terminology and stop the paradigm of blaming the patients?“, drew attention to the negative terms that are currently part of the language of TB services.

A news story from Stop-TB details the contents of the article and provides reflections it.

What are your reactions to the journal article and the Stop-TB news story? How do you feel about the language used in TB services today?

From → Tuberculosis

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