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Tools to implement the WHO End TB Strategy: Addressing common challenges in high and low endemic countries

The purpose of this viewpoint is to summarize the advantages and constraints of the tools and strategies available for reducing the annual incidence of TB by implementing the WHO End TB Strategy and the linked WHO TB Elimination Framework with special reference to Oman.

The case-study was built based on the presentations and discussions at an international workshop on TB elimination in low incidence countries organized by the Ministry of Health, Oman from the 5th to the 7th September 2019, and supported by the WHO and ESCMID.