Tonderayi C. Murimwa

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OBJECTIVES China is one of the 22 tuberculosis (TB) high-burden countries in the world. As TB is a major public health problem in China, spatial analysis could be applied to detect geographic distribution of TB clusters for targeted intervention on TB epidemics. METHODS Spatial analysis was applied for detecting TB clusters on county-based TB notification(More)
A retrospective record review was carried out in selected districts in Manicaland Province, Zimbabwe, to compare the number of patients diagnosed and started on anti-TB treatment with the number listed in the TB register. There were 574 patients (290 females) diagnosed and treated for TB during the first 6 months of 2010, of whom 248 (43%) were not(More)
SETTING All public health facilities in two provinces of Zimbabwe. OBJECTIVE To determine, among tuberculosis (TB) patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) registered in 2010, 1) the proportion started on antiretroviral treatment (ART), 2) the timing of ART in relation to the start of anti-tuberculosis treatment, and 3) whether timing of ART(More)
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