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Tackling Tuberculosis in Latvia

  • Melanie Zipperer
  • Published: May 31, 2005
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0020122

About the Author

Competing Interests

Melanie Zipperer is employed by the World Health Organization. The World Health Organization fully supports DOTS, the internationally recommended tuberculosis control strategy, and provides technical assistance to its member states to implement DOTS.