Barriers to tuberculosis care delivery among miners and their families in South Africa: an ethnographic study.

@article{Adams2017BarriersTT,
  title={Barriers to tuberculosis care delivery among miners and their families in South Africa: an ethnographic study.},
  author={Lisa V. Adams and Debashis Basu and S W Grande and Sienna R. Craig and M. T. Patridge and Neelima Panth and V Trump Redd and M. Phalaste and A. Singo and Patrick Lumumba Osewe and Albert G. Mulley},
  journal={The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease},
  year={2017},
  volume={21 5},
  pages={
          571-578
        }
}
  • L. AdamsD. Basu A. Mulley
  • Published 1 May 2017
  • Medicine
  • The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
SETTING South African miners suffer the highest tuberculosis (TB) rates in the world. Current efforts to stem the epidemic are insufficient. Historical legacies and persistent disease burden demand innovative approaches to reshape health care delivery to better serve this population. OBJECTIVE To characterize social and behavioral health determinants for successful TB care delivery and treatment from the perspective of miners/ex-miners, health care workers and policy makers/managers. DESIGN… 

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