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Two new medicines have been introduced for the treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis and some more are being developed and hopefully will be introduced in the near future. The new drugs are designated for the treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis in the neightbouring areas of Finland. 

The European Centre for disease Prevention and control (ECDC) published in March 2015 an Expert Opinion on the introduction of new drugs for tuberculosis control in the EU/EEA for country level. Filha secretary General Tuula Vasankari chaired the ad hoc expert panel,which evaluated the Expert Opinion. 

PDF iconECDC Expert Opinion- Introduction of New TB Drugs