Engaging Informal Private Health Care Providers for TB Case Detection: Experiences from RIPEND Project in India

Background. Informal (unqualified) health care providers are an important source of medical care for persons with presumptive TB (PPTB) in India. A project (titled RIPEND) was implemented to engage informal providers for the identification of PPTBs and TB patients in 4 districts of Telangana State,...

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Main Authors: Santosha Kelamane, Srinath Satyanarayana, Sharath Burugina Nagaraja, Vikas Panibatla, Ramesh Dasari, null Rajeesham, Amera Khan, Vishnuvardhan Kamineni
Format: Article
Published: Hindawi Limited 2021-01-01
Series:Tuberculosis Research and Treatment
Online Access:http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2021/9579167