Tuberculosis

Improving Tuberculosis Control in Rural Bolivia

In 2006, USAID/Bolivia asked the Quality Assurance Project (QAP) to work with its bilateral health project, Gestión y Calidad en Salud (GCS) and the National TB Control Program (NTP) of the Ministry of Health (MOH) to implement an...

Diagnóstico de la situación de la tuberculosis en dieciséis municipios priorizados de Bolivia

Con el fin de identificar oportunidades y necesidades de apoyo a las redes municipales de salud para mejorar el Programa Nacional de Control de la Tuberculosis (PNCT) de Bolivia, el Proyecto Gestión y Calidad en Salud en asocio con el...

Reducing treatment default among tuberculosis patients in the Philippines.

The reduction of the default rate among patients with tuberculosis (TB) in Metro Manila is presented. An intervention study was performed among 239 patients with TB, aged 12-84 years. All TB service providers were given instructions and...

The effectiveness of TB DOTS supporters in South Africa

This report presents reflections on South African supporters of DOTS, the internationally recommended strategy for tuberculosis (TB) control. The DOTS strategy has been implemented on a national level in South Africa's fight against TB,...

Bangladesh: NGO and public sector tuberculosis service delivery -- rapid assessment results

The Quality Assurance Project commissioned a rapid assessment of the Bangladesh service delivery system for TB-DOTS, the internationally recommended strategy for tuberculosis control. The assessment was designed to inform the development...

Situational analysis of TB-HIV co-infection in Russia and four QAP project regions: Samara, Saratov, Orenburg, and St. Petersburg

Several international and domestic efforts have been made in Russia over the last decade to control its dual epidemics of human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) and tuberculosis (TB). Some success has...

Treating tuberculosis in the private sector: Cambodia

While AIDS has taken the lead in terms of disease threat to humankind, tuberculosis (TB) remains a serious threat, especially where it attacks people with HIV/AIDS. This report presents 2003–2004 survey data of private sector TB practices...

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