open-access-imgOpen AccessSome interesting observations regarding TB patient management from a rural area of Madhya Pradesh: TB case series
Akash Ranjan Singh,
Abhijit Pakhare,
Ashish Chauhan,
Abhishek K. Singh
Publication year2015
Publication title
journal of family medicine and primary care
Resource typeJournals
Despite many serious efforts, tuberculosis (TB) is still a recognized public health problem. The Government of India has adopted the Directly Observed Treatment, Short-Course (DOTS) strategy for the entire country through the Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme (RNTCP) for the treatment of TB. In this report, we have presented the trajectories for care seeking of two TB cases who suffered from either "patient level delays" or "health system-related delays" in seeking DOTS for the treatment of TB
Subject(s)directly observed therapy , economic growth , economics , environmental health , family medicine , government (linguistics) , health care , linguistics , medical emergency , medicine , nursing , pathology , pediatrics , philosophy , public health , rural area , short course , tuberculosis , tuberculosis control

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