Provider experiences of the implementation of a new tuberculosis treatment programme: A qualitative study using the normalisation process model

@inproceedings{Atkins2011ProviderEO,
  title={Provider experiences of the implementation of a new tuberculosis treatment programme: A qualitative study using the normalisation process model},
  author={Salla Atkins and Simon Lewin and Karin C. Ringsberg and Anna Ekeus Thorson},
  booktitle={BMC health services research},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Tuberculosis (TB) is a major contributor to the global burden of disease. In many settings, including South Africa, treatment outcomes remain poor. In contrast, many antiretroviral treatment (ART) programmes are achieving high levels of adherence and good outcomes. The ART programme model for maintaining treatment adherence may therefore hold promise for TB treatment. Changing treatment models, however, requires an assessment of how staff receive the new model, as they are… CONTINUE READING
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