Evaluation of the tuberculosis programme in Ningxia Hui Autonomous region, the People’s Republic of China: a retrospective case study

@inproceedings{Yang2012EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the tuberculosis programme in Ningxia Hui Autonomous region, the People’s Republic of China: a retrospective case study},
  author={Yurong Yang and Donald McManus and Darren J. Gray and Xiao ling Wang and Shu Kun Yang and Allen G. P. Ross and Gail M. Williams and Magda K. Ellis},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Tuberculosis is a devastating disease due to its rapid transmission and high rate of mortality. Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region (NHAR), located in the North-west, is one of the poorest provinces in China and national surveys have shown TB has been hyper endemic in NHAR for several decades. As no active surveys had been undertaken since the initiation of the DOTS control program across all of NHAR. METHODS A retrospective study was undertaken of all clinical records of TB patients… CONTINUE READING
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