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Briefing Note: Chest Radiography and Computer-aided Detection (CAD) Solutions for Tuberculosis Programs

06 October 2021

A Briefing Note was developed for Global Fund staff when supporting Principal Recipients in the selection of X-ray and computer-aided detection (CAD) software. Chest X-ray (CXR) has been used by tuberculosis (TB) programs as a screening tool for detecting TB disease particularly among subpopulations that are at higher risk.

The document “Chest Radiography and Computer-aided Detection (CAD) Solutions for Tuberculosis Programs” [ download in English | Español | Français ] provides information to help in the selection of these technologies. It outlines the role of chest x-rays and computer aided-detection software in TB programs.