Tuberculosis has been with humans since time immemorial. We have been trying to get rid of tuberculosis since centuries. Have we done enough? Of course not, as tuberculosis is still a leading cause of death. What can be done to eliminate tuberculosis? This may be the wrong question to ask. We must ask ourselves, what have we done…
This regular blog series is a roundup of recent news items and developments that I found interesting and would like to share.
This weekly blog series is a roundup of recent news items and developments that I found interesting and would like to share.
This study, published in The Lancet, tested the use of standardized patients to assess quality of care from tuberculosis providers in Delhi, India. The study found that standardized patients can be successfully implemented to assess tuberculosis care. The data from this study suggest a big gap between private provider knowledge and practice.
Two weeks ago, the ACCESS Health Philippines team signed a contract with the Rotary Club Makati to partner with them on Stop TB Now.