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Health Extension Workers Improve Tuberculosis Case Detection and Treatment Success in Southern Ethiopia: A Community Randomized Trial
(Public Library of Science, 2009-05-08)
Background: One of the main strategies to control tuberculosis (TB) is to find and treat people with active disease. Unfortunately, the case detection rates remain low in many countries. Thus, we need interventions to ...
Tuberculosis recurrence in smear-positive patients cured under DOTS in southern Ethiopia: retrospective cohort study
(BioMed Central, 2009-09-18)
Background: Decentralization of DOTS has increased the number of cured smear-positive tuberculosis (TB) patients. However, the rate of recurrence has increased mainly due to HIV infection. Recurrence rate could be taken ...