TITLE

RNTCP and tuberculosis control - High time to act

AUTHOR(S)
Jain, Nirmal Kumar
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Lung India;Jul-Sep2010, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p108
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the Revised National Tuberculosis Control Program (RNTCP), based on the Directly Observed Therapy Short-course (DOTS) strategy. He mentions DOTS strategy standardizing drug regimens, preventing misuse of drugs and avoid the existence of drug resistance, which makes it difficult for RNTCP to control tuberculosis. However, he notes that RNTCP continues to be the national and local action and commitment which decides the degree of success in programs for tuberculosis.
ACCESSION #
53290965

 

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