Investigation of geo-spatial hotspots for the occurrence of tuberculosis in Almora district, India, using GIS and spatial scan statistic

@article{Tiwari2006InvestigationOG,
  title={Investigation of geo-spatial hotspots for the occurrence of tuberculosis in Almora district, India, using GIS and spatial scan statistic},
  author={N. Tiwari and CMS Adhikari and Ajoy Tewari and Vineeta Kandpal},
  journal={International Journal of Health Geographics},
  year={2006},
  volume={5},
  pages={33 - 33}
}
BACKGROUND The World Health Organization has declared tuberculosis a global emergency in 1993. It has been estimated that one third of the world population is infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the causative agent of tuberculosis. The emergence of TB/HIV co-infection poses an additional challenge for the control of tuberculosis throughout the world… CONTINUE READING