Adherence to tuberculosis treatment: lessons from the urban setting of Delhi, India.

@article{Jaiswal2003AdherenceTT,
  title={Adherence to tuberculosis treatment: lessons from the urban setting of Delhi, India.},
  author={Amardeep Jaiswal and Varinder Singh and Jessica Ann Ogden and John Douglas Porter and Pushpa Prasad Sharma and Rajiv Sarin and Vijay Kumar Arora and Ramesh C. Jain},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={2003},
  volume={8 7},
  pages={
          625-33
        }
}
The Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme (RNTCP), which incorporated the WHO DOTS strategy was introduced in India in the mid-1990s. An operational research project was conducted between 1996 and 1998 to assess the needs and perspectives of patients and providers in two chest clinics in Delhi, Moti Nagar and Nehru Nagar, during the introduction of the new strategy. This paper reports on the findings of the project, concentrating on information collected from 40 in-depth interviews… CONTINUE READING
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