Causes of stigma and discrimination associated with tuberculosis in Nepal: a qualitative study

@article{Baral2007CausesOS,
  title={Causes of stigma and discrimination associated with tuberculosis in Nepal: a qualitative study},
  author={Sushil Baral and Deepak Kumar Karki and James Nicholas Newell},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  year={2007},
  volume={7},
  pages={211 - 211}
}
BACKGROUND Tuberculosis (TB) is a major cause of death. The condition is highly stigmatised, with considerable discrimination towards sufferers. Although there have been several studies assessing the extent of such discrimination, there is little published research explicitly investigating the causes of the stigma and discrimination associated with TB. The objectives of our research were therefore to take the first steps towards determining the causes of discrimination associated with TB… CONTINUE READING

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