Long distance travelling and financial burdens discourage tuberculosis DOTs treatment initiation and compliance in Ethiopia: a qualitative study

@inproceedings{Tadesse2013LongDT,
  title={Long distance travelling and financial burdens discourage tuberculosis DOTs treatment initiation and compliance in Ethiopia: a qualitative study},
  author={Takele Tadesse and Meaza Demissie and Yemane Berhane and Yigzaw Kebede and Markos Abebe},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Timely tuberculosis treatment initiation and compliance are the two key factors for a successful tuberculosis control program. However, studies to understand patents' perspective on tuberculosis treatment initiation and compliance have been limited in Ethiopia. The aim of this study is to attempt to do that in rural Ethiopia. METHODS This qualitative, phenomenological study conducted 26 in-depth interviews with tuberculosis patients. A thematic content analysis of the interviews… CONTINUE READING
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