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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1243743
Description: Objective: This opinion piece encourages mental health researchers and clinicians to engage with mental health issues among tuberculosis patients in the Asia-Pacific region in a culturally appropriate ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1259829
Description: This article critically examines current responses to multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) and argues that bioethics needs to be willing to engage in a more radical critique of the problem than ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/263870
Description: BACKGROUND: It is unclear whether human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) increases the risk of tuberculosis (TB) mainly through reactivation or following recent Mycobacterium tuberculosis (re)infection. W ... More
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Date: 2003
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/261564
Description: SETTING: The rural health district of Hlabisa, Kwa-Zulu-Natal, South Africa. OBJECTIVES: To assess the acceptability and effectiveness of traditional healers as supervisors of tuberculosis (TB) treatm ... More
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Date: 2000
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/261578
Description: OBJECTIVE: To evaluate a diagnostic algorithm for pulmonary tuberculosis based on smear microscopy and objective response to trial of antibiotics. SETTING: Adult medical wards, Hlabisa Hospital, South ... More
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Date: 1999
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/264713
Description: Objective: To determine post-treatment relapse and mortality rates among HIV-infected and uninfected patients with tuberculosis treated with a twice-weekly drug regimen under direct observation (DOT). ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 1999
Subject Keyword: tuberculosis | GIS | GPS | community | HIV
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/231892
Description: We used GIS/GPS technology to document and quantify improved access to tuberculosis treatment through a community-based programme in Hlabisa, South Africa. We plotted tuberculosis supervision points u ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 1999
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/261620
Description: SETTING: Hlabisa, South Africa. OBJECTIVE: To determine precedent and potential for traditional healers to act as tuberculosis (TB) treatment supervisors. METHODS: Literature review to describe preced ... More
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Authors: Wilkinson, D
Date: 1999
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/261599
Description: SETTING: Hlabisa health district, South Africa. OBJECTIVE: To describe the integration of a "vertical" tuberculosis control programme into an emerging 'horizontal' district health system, within the c ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 1999
Subject Keyword: tuberculosis | HIV | intermittent therapy | Africa
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/264735
Description: Objective: To determine the effectiveness of twice-weekly directly observed therapy (DOT) for tuberculosis (TB) in HIV-infected and uninfected patients, irrespective of their previous treatment histor ... More
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Date: 1999
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/261592
Description: SETTING: Hlabisa Tuberculosis Programme, Hlabisa, South Africa. OBJECTIVE: To determine trends in and risk factors for interruption of tuberculosis treatment. METHODS: Data were extracted from the con ... More
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Date: 1998
Subject Keyword: tuberculosis | HIV | children | co-infections
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/261634
Description: The impact of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) pandemic on childhood tuberculosis (TB) is unclear because of inconsistent and often contradictory findings in different types of studies. We revie ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 1998
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/261627
Description: SETTING: In the Hlabisa district tuberculosis programme, South Africa, the prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection among adults with tuberculosis increased from 36.0% in 1993 to 65. ... More
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Date: 1998
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/266213
Description: To describe the changing frequency of tuberculosis among staff in a South African hospital, and to compare incidence in health workers with that in ancillary staff, the number and type of cases of tub ... More
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Date: 1998
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/261650
Description: SETTING: Pinetown, South Africa (1975-1983). OBJECTIVE: To determine the value of previous treatment history and sputum smear examination at 2-3 months in predicting treatment failure and relapse in t ... More
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