The unified clinical protocol of primary, secondary (specialized) and tertiary (highly specialized) medical care “Tuberculosis” approved with the Order of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine dated 21.12.2012 No. 1091 was developed with the consideration of international recommendations relying on an evidential basis (page 117). Moreover, implementation of only TB diagnosis and treatment measures with proved efficacy must be reflected in the regional local protocols. There is a vital need for calculation of economic effectiveness of measures being implemented on the national level and for regulatory approval of procedures for such analytical calculations.
2. Each intervention adopted to improve TB case detection and treatment outcome should be analysed for effectiveness and cost–effectiveness.