The contribution of volunteers to a successful community-orientated tuberculosis treatment centre in an urban setting in Nepal: a qualitative assessment of volunteers' roles and motivations.

@article{Thomas2007TheCO,
  title={The contribution of volunteers to a successful community-orientated tuberculosis treatment centre in an urban setting in Nepal: a qualitative assessment of volunteers' roles and motivations.},
  author={Cassie Thomas and James Nicholas Newell and Sushil Baral and Laxmi Byanjankar},
  journal={Journal of health organization and management},
  year={2007},
  volume={21 6},
  pages={554-72}
}
PURPOSE The purpose of the paper is to show that community involvement is a successful way of overcoming certain barriers to the successful management of the current tuberculosis epidemic, namely delayed presentation and non-completion of treatment. Volunteers are an important resource for engaging with the community. This research, conducted in an urban TB treatment centre in Nepal, seeks to investigate the motivations of TB volunteers, and how these motivations can be increased to involve… CONTINUE READING