Tuberculosis legislation in African states. Specific tuberculosis-related legislation was mapped in 34 states in Africa that responded to our written survey (out of 54). Based on responses from representatives from National Tuberculosis Programs, states were classified as either having no tuberculosis policy (yellow), or general policies regarding public health and/or communicable diseases that could be applied to tuberculosis (orange). The only country with a specific policy on tuberculosis (Swaziland) was included in the latter category (orange). Finally, countries that adopted policies to quarantine or detain noncompliant tuberculosis patients appear in dashed.