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Treating the invisible: Gaps and opportunities for enhanced TB control along the Thailand-Myanmar border.

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In Thailand’s northwestern Tak province, contextual conditions along the border with Myanmar pose difficulties for TB control among migrant populations. Incomplete surveillance data, migrant patient mobility, and loss to follow-up make it difficult to estimate the TB burden and implement effective TB control measures. This multi-methods study examined tuberculosis, tuberculosis and human immunodeficiency virus co-infection, and multidrug-resistant tuberculosis treatment access...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12913-016-1954-9

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Tschirhart, N More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine
Foster, AM More by this author
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Grant:
Doctoral Research Award #107473-99906075-055
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Grant:
Shoklo Malaria Research Unit
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Health Services Research Journal website
Volume:
17
Issue:
1
Pages:
29
Publication date:
2017-01-13
Acceptance date:
2016-12-15
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ISSN:
1472-6963
Pubs id:
pubs:671343
URN:
uri:2cf4de1b-d361-46b0-ba45-ac9ad475162b
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uuid:2cf4de1b-d361-46b0-ba45-ac9ad475162b
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pubs:671343

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