Tuberculosis as occupational disease

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Mendoza-Ticona, Alberto; Instituto de Medicina Tropical Alexander von Humboldt, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia. Lima, Perú. Médico infectólogo tropicalista magister en Epidemiología Clínica.;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Instituto Nacional de Salud
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.17843/rpmesp.2012.292.347
  • Subject: Tuberculosis; Occupational diseases; Disabled persons; Occupational health policy; Occupational health | Tuberculosis; Enfermedades ocupacionales; Personas con discapacidad; Política de salud ocupacional; Salud laboral

There is enough evidence to declare tuberculosis as an occupational disease among healthcare workers. In Peru, there are regulations granting employment rights regarding tuberculosis as an occupational disease, such as healthcare coverage for temporary or permanent disa... View more