childhood tuberculosis

child·hood tu·ber·cu·lo·sis

initial (primary) infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis, characterized by pneumonic lesions in the middle parts of the lungs, rarely cavitary, with rapid spread to lymph nodes in hilar and paratracheal areas; more often seen in childhood, but the pattern is not limited to children.
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Screening of childhood tuberculosis with Pakistan pediatric association scoring chart system.
A former top consultant who recovered from childhood tuberculosis to become a pioneering expert on the condition has received a prestigious accolade.
Said Dr Samia Babar, "The main reason for the Mediators campaign were many misconceptions and a lack of information and knowledge of Pakistani children suffering from various diseases such as Measles, Hepatitis-B, Poliomyelitis, Childhood Tuberculosis, Hib Pneumonia, Meningitis, Pertussis and Neonatal Tetanus.
Burden of childhood tuberculosis in 22 high-burden countries: a mathematical modelling study.
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A large quantity of vaccines including poliomyelitis, neonatal tetanus, measles, diphtheria, pertussis (Whooping Cough), Hepatitis-B, pneumonia, meningitis, childhood tuberculosis, besides logistics (syringes, safety boxes, refrigerators) is being donated by international health partners such as Global Alliance for Vaccine Immunization (GAVI) through UNICEF to vaccinate 6.
He inform that by strengthening the Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI) that plays key role in routine immunization, they could easily overcome the nine life-threatening childhood diseases, including poliomyelitis, measles, pneumococcal, diphtheria, pertusis, tetanus, Hepatitis B, homophiles influenza and childhood tuberculosis.
The program envisages protecting children of 1 year age against nine vaccine preventable diseases (VPD) including childhood tuberculosis, polio, diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, hepatitis-B, Haemophilus influencza Type B, measles and pneumonia.