Shifting the paradigm in tuberculosis control: illustrations from India.

@article{Ogden1999ShiftingTP,
  title={Shifting the paradigm in tuberculosis control: illustrations from India.},
  author={Jessica Ann Ogden and Sheela Girish Rangan and Mukund W. Uplekar and John Porter and Ruair{\'i} Brugha and Anthony Zwi and D Nyheim},
  journal={The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease},
  year={1999},
  volume={3 10},
  pages={855-61}
}
Drawing on literature from India and key contributions from social science, this paper asks and attempts to answer the question 'who is to blame for treatment failures in TB'? Some key lessons emerge: effective tuberculosis control cannot be achieved so long as the disease is considered in isolation from the social processes that maintain it, create the conditions facilitating its spread and act as barriers to care. Insights into the economic and social burdens incurred with a diagnosis of TB… CONTINUE READING