Tuberculosis among Tibetan refugees in India.

  title={Tuberculosis among Tibetan refugees in India.},
  author={Shushum Bhatia and Tsegyal Dranyi and Derrick Rowley},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  volume={54 3},
Tuberculosis (TB) is a major public health problem among Tibetan refugees in India. To determine the incidence of and risk factors for TB among Tibetan refugees in India, data on TB were included in the demographic and health surveillance project carried out by the Tibetan government-in-exile in Dharamsala from 1994 to 1996. Risk factor and morbidity data were determined by baseline and monthly follow-up home visits, and reported TB was confirmed by clinic records. The surveillance covered… CONTINUE READING

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