Tuberculosis in Nunavut: a socioeconomic tragedy
- Costo-efectividad de un tratamiento antituberculoso alternativo: seguimiento a convivientes residenciales de los pacientes. Nieto, Emmanuel; López, Lucelly; Del Corral, Helena; Marín, Diana; Lopera, Luz Dolly; Benjumea, Dione; Montes, Fernando; Molina, Gloria; Arbeláez, María Patricia // Revista Panamericana de Salud Publica;Sep2012, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p178
Objective. Estimate the cost-effectiveness ratio of the directly observed treatment short course (DOTS) for treatment of tuberculosis (TB), comparing it to a variation of this treatment that includes increased home-based guardian monitoring of patients (DOTS-R). Methods. Taking a social...
- Removal of user fees no guarantee of universal health coverage: observations from Burkina Faso. Laokri, Samia; Weil, Olivier; Drabo, K. Maxime; Dembelé, S. Mathurin; Kafando, Benoît; Dujardin, Bruno // Bulletin of the World Health Organization;Apr2013, Vol. 91 Issue 4, p277
In theory, the removal of user fees puts health services within reach of everyone, including the very poor. When Burkina Faso adopted the DOTS strategy for the control of tuberculosis, the intention was to provide free tuberculosis care. In 2007-2008, interviews were used to collect information...
- ANATOMY OF A PANDEMIC. // World Policy Journal;Summer2010, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p8
Several diagrams and charts are presented which address different aspects of tuberculosis (TB) including the number of global TB cases by region, incidence rates, and economic aspects of treating TB.
- TUBERCULOSIS CONTROL AMONG HIV-INFECTED POPULATIONS IN AFRICA: PRIORITIES FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. Sutton, Bryce S. // International Journal of Business Research;2009, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p148
Among infectious diseases, tuberculosis is the leading cause of death after HIV/AIDS. Africa bears a disproportionate burden of both these diseases. It is estimated that there are 9 million new cases of tuberculosis each year with approximately 1.6 million deaths attributable to the disease....
- Access to free or low-cost tuberculosis treatment for migrants and refugees along the Thailand-Myanmar border in Tak province, Thailand. Tschirhart, Naomi; Nosten, Francois; Foster, Angel M. // International Journal for Equity in Health;7/7/2016, Vol. 16, p1
Background: In Tak province, Thailand migrants and refugees from Myanmar navigate a pluralistic healthcare system to seek Tuberculosis (TB) care from a variety of government and non-governmental providers. This multi-methods qualitative study examined access to TB, TB/HIV and multidrug-resistant...
- A History Lesson. Ma, Henry // Forbes Asia;2/13/2006, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p10
A letter to the editor is presented in response to an article about the civilization of the Philippines.
- Mayor: We're not that dumb! Goodman, Oscar B. // Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);11/8/2010, Vol. 27 Issue 45, pP28
A letter to the editor about the article "Dumb, Dumber--and We're Dumbest?" that was published in a previous issue of the "Las Vegas Review-Journal" is presented.
- Postcard from an advertising fantasyland. Gilbride, Stewart // AdMedia;Jun2006, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p4
Presents a letter to the editor about living in the Middle East.
- TO THE EDITOR. Johnson, Dale L. // American Sociologist;Aug66, Vol. 1 Issue 4, p206
Presents a letter to the editor on the consequences of the "Camelot Project," on the Chileans.