The impact of a governmental cash transfer programme on tuberculosis cure rate in Brazil: A quasi-experimental approach

@article{Carter2018TheIO,
  title={The impact of a governmental cash transfer programme on tuberculosis cure rate in Brazil: A quasi-experimental approach},
  author={Daniel J. Carter and Rhian Daniel and Ana Wieczorek Torrens and Mauro Niskier Sanchez and Ethel Leonor N{\'o}ia Maciel and Patr{\'i}cia Bartholomay and Dr{\'a}urio Barreira and Davide Rasella and Mauricio Lima Barreto and Laura Cordeiro Rodrigues and Delia Boccia},
  journal={bioRxiv},
  year={2018}
}
  • Daniel J. Carter, Rhian Daniel, +8 authors Delia Boccia
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine, Biology
  • bioRxiv
  • Background Social vulnerability is strongly associated with tuberculosis (TB) indicators like cure rate. By addressing key social determinants, social protection policies such as Brazil’s Bolsa Família Programme (BFP), a governmental conditional cash transfer, may play a role in TB control. Evidence is consolidating around a positive effect of social protection on TB outcomes, however methodological limitations prevent strong conclusions. This paper uses a quasi-experimental approach to more… CONTINUE READING

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