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Increasing private practitioner engagement with tuberculosis

Tuberculosis is an infectious disease that is most prevalent in South Asia. It is caused by the bacillus Mycobacterium tuberculosis and primarily affects the lungs. A small fraction of infected ... read more

Modelling the impact of effective private provider engagement on tuberculosis control in urban India

In India, the country with the world’s largest burden of tuberculosis (TB), most patients first ... In a demonstration of private sector engagement in India, the ‘Public Private Support Agency’ (PPSA) ... read more

Rise in TB cases notified from private sector

In 2018, there were 2.15 million new tuberculosis ... number of private practitioners do not report cases and this had led to cases being missed out of government data. Sources in the Union Health ... read more

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Sexism is making the global tuberculosis epidemic worse

When Amina started a new job that involved searching for undetected cases of tuberculosis in her community ... ACREOD also collaborates with a network of female private practitioners to integrate ... read more


Detection of TB up due to inputs from private doctors

PANAJI: The directorate of health services (DHS) registered an increase of 19% in tuberculosis (TB) cases for 2018, and has attributed this achievement to better diagnostic facilities, complemented by ... read more

Tuberculosis: India’s Silent Epidemic

“And this in turn leads to an increase in ... the initiation of anti-tuberculosis treatment. The study revealed that patients seeking care from formal private sectors providers, including mainstream ... read more

Drug regulation in the age of AMR – what is known from experience with tuberculosis

The World Health Organization's Global Tuberculosis ... to increase practitioner knowledge about the disease and correct regimens. The issue of drug regulation needs international and national ... read more

Otago global health researchers to tackle tuberculosis in Indonesia

Researchers from the Otago Global Health Institute have secured funding from the e-Asia Joint Research Programme and the Health Research Council of New Zealand to help improve the management of ... read more

Report: TB Could Be Conquered by 2045

Increased investment in evidence-based interventions to diagnose, treat, and prevent tuberculosis (TB), especially in ... Modeling data shows that "[optimizing] private sector engagement" in India ... read more

Rise in Tuberculosis cases notified from private sector

With the government focus shifting towards private sector engagement, the percentage of tuberculosis (TB ... Drug resistant TB remains an area of concern, with 54% increase in the cases that came up ... read more

India can curb TB deaths by 28% over the next 30 years: Lancet

“India’s National Strategic Plan for Tuberculosis Elimination (2017–25) commits to a large expansion of private provider engagement and calls for a six-time increase in private notifications to 2 ... read more



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