Short Term Advantages of a Public-Private Partnership for Tuberculosis in Guinea Bissau: Reduction of Mortality and increased Diagnostic Capacity

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Fina Vieira; Mamadu Saliu Sanha; Fabio Riccardi; Raffaella Colombatti;
  • Publisher: Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
  • Journal: Mediterranean Journal of Hematology and Infectious Diseases,volume 6,issue 1 (issn: 2035-3006, eissn: 2035-3006)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4084/MJHID.2014.049, pmc: PMC4103500
  • Subject: Original Article | Africa | cost | Tuberculosis, mortality, Africa | tuberculosis | Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs | mortality | diagnosis | RC633-647.5 | Settore MED/42 - Igiene Generale e Applicata

Background: Tuberculosis (TB) is widespread in Africa, but weak health systems in developing countries, often display poor quality of care with delays in case identification, irrational therapy and drug shortage, clinical mismanagement, unnecessary expenditures for pati... View more