Dispatches from abroad: aground in a sea of TB

Kittle, Douglas
December 2000
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/12/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 12, p1594
Academic Journal
Focuses on the tuberculosis epidemic in the Aral Sea region in Uzbekistan. Mention of the directly observed treatment, short course (DOTS) tuberculosis-control strategy recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO); Involvement of Medicins sans Frontieres; Description of the fishing port Muynak and the hospital there.


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