Patient-based educational materials to improve TB smear microscopy

Principle investigator(s):Ruth McNerney
Collaborator(s):Negotations ongoing with FIND and partners in Uganda.
Started:October 2008
Duration:18 months
Summary:Production and assessment of patient based education materials to assist sputum production (for diagnosis) and reduce dropout during diagnostic process.
Demand for research:There are currently no patient centre educational materials for use in clinics or in the community.
Target audience:TB diagnostic centres
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