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QUALITY AND TREATMENT OUTCOMES OF DIRECTLY OBSERVED TREATMENT OF SHORT-COARSE OF TUBERCULOSIS (DOTS) IN SOUTH WEST ETHIOPIAN: A COHORT STUDY

Sileshi Dubale, Tsegaye Barkesa;
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  • Published: 28 Feb 2017
Abstract
Background: TB is one of the world’s leading causes of death and of the global burden of disease. It is estimated that at 36 million will die of TB if proper control measures are not instituted. Assessing the quality of Directly Observe Short-Course Treatment of Tuberculosis can have significant importance in evaluating Tb control activities and in identifying area of improvements for better and effective Tb control strategies. Objective: To assess the quality and treatment outcome of directly observed Treatment Short Course (DOTS) of Tuberculosis in south West Ethiopian in Public Health facilities. Methods: Prospective cohort study was employed using both semi-...
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free text keywords: Quality, DOTS, Tuberculosis, Treatment Outcomes and Ethiopia., Quality, DOTS, Tuberculosis, Treatment Outcomes and Ethiopia.
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