Assessment of patient preference in allocation and observation of anti-tuberculosis medication in three districts in Tanzania

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BACKGROUND The new tuberculosis (TB) treatment in Tanzania contains rifampicin for six months. Direct observation of drug intake at the health facility for this period is not feasible. METHODS Patients and health staff in three districts were interviewed to assess the burden of the current treatment strategy, and opinions on a proposed new strategy where… (More)

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@inproceedings{Egwaga2008AssessmentOP, title={Assessment of patient preference in allocation and observation of anti-tuberculosis medication in three districts in Tanzania}, author={Saidi M Egwaga and Nyagosya S Range and Fred Lwilla and Abdallah Mkopi and Vivien Barongo and Sally Mmanyi Mtenga and Hassan M Mshinda and Frank Cobelens and Vera Haag and Frank van Leth and Penny Grewal}, booktitle={Patient preference and adherence}, year={2008} }