Technical Assistance to Tuberculosis Control Programmes as a Platform for Infectious Disease Research

@inproceedings{Leth2013TechnicalAT,
  title={Technical Assistance to Tuberculosis Control Programmes as a Platform for Infectious Disease Research},
  author={Frank van Leth and Peter Gondrie},
  year={2013}
}
National disease-control programmes, like that for tuberculosis, in countries with a high burden of disease are often organized in a vertical manner. Clinical management of individual patients in such a set-up is strongly driven by topdown implementation of a set of guidelines embedded in a hierarchical supervision structure. As such, the strength and the… CONTINUE READING