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Engaging Private Sector Pharmacies in Pakistan to Increase Early TB Case Detection

A 2010 prevalence survey in Pakistan showed that the rate of bacteriologically confirmed pulmonary TB among the adult population is very high. Case detection is important for TB control, allowing service providers to identify sources of infection and treat them to break the chain of infection in a community. For this reason, low TB case … Read more

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Fighting Drug Resistant TB Through Increased Access to Quality-assured Medicines

In response to: Feeding a Disease With Fake Drugs, NY Times Op-Ed by Roger Bate, Published February 5, 2013 By Andre Zagorski, SIAPS Principal Technical Advisor and Emily Delmotte, SIAPS Technical Associate Roger Bate is right to point out that while private health care providers may be more accessible than National Tuberculosis Programs, the quality … Read more

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