Comparison of cost effectiveness of directly observed treatment
(DOT) and conventionally delivered treatment for tuberculosis: experience from rural South Africa.
To combat the TB epidemic, the Revised National Tuberculosis Control Program directly observed treatment
strategy has been implemented as part of a public health program.
ISLAMABAD, October 22, 2011 (Balochistan Times): The government has achieved 100 percent coverage of Directly Observed Treatment
, Short-course (DOTS) strategy for detection and cure of tuberculosis.
New Delhi [India], Aug 7 (ANI): A Directly Observed Treatment
Short Course (DOTS) clinic was inaugurated by Ashok Chandra, chairman at the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in New Delhi on Wednesday.
Using a strategy of directly observed treatment
(DOT) with oral ivermectin or topical permethrin for all residents of two separate island groups in Fiji, Dr.
Factors affecting patient compliance with anti-tuberculosis chemotherapy using the directly observed treatment
, short-course strategy (DOTS).
To help people complete their treatment, the World Health Organization recommends a strategy known as directly observed treatment
, short course (DOTS).
'It would be better if our health centers will all offer 3-in-1, primary care benefit package, maternity package and TB DOTS (Directly Observed Treatment
Short course),' Villafuerte said on Tuesday.
Methods: This retrospective study was carried out in 13 districts of Pakistan with the data of tuberculosis patients registered and diagnosed from July 2015 to June 2016 at directly observed treatment
, short-course trained private providers.
The National TB Control programme (NTP) has achieved over 80 percent Directly Observed Treatment
System (DOTS) coverage in public sector and in the last five years the programme has provided care to more than half a million TB patients.
This is DOTS (Directly Observed Treatment
Short-course) that WHO devised when it was noticed that patients were not completing the six-month course and creating a more serious problem ie MDR TB.