Does the type of treatment supporter influence tuberculosis treatment outcomes in Zimbabwe?

Abstract

Zimbabwe National Tuberculosis Guidelines advise that direct observation of anti-tuberculosis treatment (DOT) can be provided by a family member/relative as a last resort. In 2011, in Nkayi District, of 763 registered tuberculosis (TB) patients, 59 (8%) received health facility-based DOT, 392 (51%) received DOT from a trained community worker and 306 (40… (More)
DOI: 10.5588/pha.13.0002

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