Cost-effectiveness analysis of tuberculosis control policies in Ivanovo Oblast , Russian Federation

@inproceedings{Migliori2008CosteffectivenessAO,
  title={Cost-effectiveness analysis of tuberculosis control policies in Ivanovo Oblast , Russian Federation},
  author={Giovanni Battista Migliori and Alexander Khomenko and V. V. Punga and M. Ambrosetti and Danilova and L. N. Ribka and Malgorzata Grzemska and Holger Sawert and Mario.C. Raviglione},
  year={2008}
}
Many of the current tuberculosis control programmes in the Russian Federation are based on costly strategies which are underfunded and use long, individualized treatment regimens. This article compares, using a costeffectiveness analysis, the new WHO strategy implemented in the Ivanovo Oblast (case-finding among symptomatic patients (SCF) and shorter regimens) and the old strategy (active screening of the asymptomatic population (ACF) and longer regimens). The cost per case cured was calculated… CONTINUE READING

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-6 of 6 references

Framework for effective tuberculosis control

  • MF Drummond, GL Stoddart, GW Torrance
  • Tuberculosis - a global emergency : case…

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…