TITLE

From Mosques to Classrooms: Mobilizing the Community to Enhance Case Detection of Tuberculosis

AUTHOR(S)
Rifat, Mahfuza; Rusen, I. D.; Mahmud, Mohammad Hasan; Nayer, Israt; Islam, Akramul; Ahmed, Faruque
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
American Journal of Public Health;Sep2008, Vol. 98 Issue 9, p1550
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In response to the global challenge of inadequate case detection of tuberculosis (TB), the Fund for Innovative DOTS Expansion through Local Initiatives to Stop Tuberculosis (FIDELIS) was developed in 2003 to rapidly assess and implement innovative approaches to increase the detection of new smear-positive TB cases. As previously reported, a wide range of target populations and interventions has been incorporated into successful FIDELIS projects. (Am J Public Health. 2008;98:1550-1552. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2007.117333)
ACCESSION #
34060799

 

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