Paul H. Park

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OBJECTIVE To determine the feasibility and case detection rate of a geographic information systems (GIS)-based integrated community screening strategy for tuberculosis, syphilis, and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). DESIGN Prospective cross-sectional study of all participants presenting to geographic hot spot screenings in Wake County, North Carolina.(More)
In sub-Saharan Africa, projections anticipate a 110% rise in the number of people with diabetes mellitus (DM) from 19.8 million to 41.5 million by 2035 (1). This growth is attributed primarily to the multiple downstream ramifications of urbanization and westernization. Poor access to medications , finances, transportation, and skilled health care providers(More)
OBJECTIVE Kenya, like many resource-constrained countries, has a single mycobacterial laboratory, centrally located in Nairobi, with capacity for drug-susceptibility testing (DST) - the gold standard in diagnosing drug-resistant tuberculosis. We describe and evaluate a novel operational design that attempts to overcome diagnostic delivery barriers. (More)
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