Challenges in tackling tuberculosis on the Thai-Myanmar border: findings from a qualitative study with health professionals

@inproceedings{Kaji2015ChallengesIT,
  title={Challenges in tackling tuberculosis on the Thai-Myanmar border: findings from a qualitative study with health professionals},
  author={Aiko Kaji and Sein Sein Thi and Terrence Smith and Prakaykaew Charunwatthana and François H Nosten},
  booktitle={BMC Health Services Research},
  year={2015}
}
BackgroundMyanmar and Thailand belong to the top 22 high burden countries for tuberculosis (TB). Health care organizations play an essential role in addressing TB control in the two bridging border jurisdictions, Tak province, Thailand and Myawaddy district, Kayin state, Myanmar. However, health professionals face difficulties in TB control effort due to the nature of fluid population movements, resource constraints and ambiguous mechanisms to implement collaboration along the border. The… CONTINUE READING

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