Adaptation of Tuberculosis Control Strategies to Serve Populations Living in Special Circumstances

Madre de Dios, a department located in the Peruvian Amazon, is a settlement site for artisan gold miners. Members of this population group, consisting primarily of males who have emigrated from surrounding departments, live and work in precarious circumstances, which leads to high incidence rates of both primary tuberculosis (TB) and MDR-TB.

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