Understanding TB: Technologies, ethics and programmes

Project Progress

100 % progress so far

Started Date:December 01 2012 Estimated Complete Date:December 31 2015


Understanding TB: Technologies, ethics and programmes

Categories :

Qualitative Study

Completed

A three year ethnographic study

Project Summary

A three year ethnographic study which aims to look at the impact of new diagnostics, the Global Fund and TB/HIV co-infection on TB control in Nepal.

Project Objectives

• Understand introduction of new diagnostics in TB and its impact in the relationship of health workers and with the patients

• Understand the impact of the Global Fund on TB control institutions and their relations more generally in the health development sector

• Generate understanding around problems faced by people with TB/HIV co-infection and how they deal with it –individual and programme level

• Develop individual/institutional capacity for qualitative research

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