The point of view of a high prevalence country: Malawi.

  • D S Nyangulu
  • Published 1991 in
    Bulletin of the International Union against…


The National Tuberculosis Programme switched to short-course chemotherapy for smear-positive cases when the IUATLD started to assist in 1984. Treatment results in smear-positive cases improved from a 50-55% cure rate to an 87% cure rate in new cases (and 89% in retreatment cases). The hope of reducing the tuberculosis problem was then challenged by the… (More)


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