TITLE

Dispatches from abroad: aground in a sea of TB

AUTHOR(S)
Kittle, Douglas
PUB. DATE
December 2000
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/12/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 12, p1594
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
3883562

 

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