Tuberculosis (TB)

Electronic recording and reporting for tuberculosis care and control

World Health Organization, Management Sciences for Health, KNCV tuberculosis foundation

Electronic recording and reporting for tubeculosis care and control

Publication details

Number of pages: 76
Publication date: 2012
Languages: English
Price: CHF 30.00 (Developing countries: CHF 21.00)
ISBN: 978 92 4 156446 5
WHO reference number: WHO/HTM/TB/2011.22



Adopting electronic recording and reporting is not simply about choosing a piece of software: it is also about changing how people work. This is not a simple undertaking. This document introduces the key questions to be considered and illustrates what the questions, options and recommendations mean in practice by drawing on examples of recent experience from a variety of countries. It is an essential resource for all those planning to introduce electronic recording and reporting systems for TB care and control, or to enhance existing systems.

Web appendix

Other useful guidance on developing digital information systems

WHO guidelines on TB recording and reporting

Guidance material developed by the Health Metrics Network that is still in draft form