“Home is where the patient is”: a qualitative analysis of a patient-centred model of care for multi-drug resistant tuberculosis

@inproceedings{Horter2014HomeIW,
  title={“Home is where the patient is”: a qualitative analysis of a patient-centred model of care for multi-drug resistant tuberculosis},
  author={Shona Horter and Beverley Stringer and Lucy Reynolds and Muhammad Shoaib and Samuel Kasozi and Esther C. Casas and Meggy Verputten and Philipp du Cros},
  booktitle={BMC health services research},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Ambulatory, community-based care for multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) has been found to be effective in multiple settings with high cure rates. However, little is known about patient preferences around models of MDR-TB care. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has delivered home-based MDR-TB treatment in the rural Kitgum and Lamwo districts of northern Uganda since 2009 in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and the National TB and Leprosy Programme. We conducted a… CONTINUE READING
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