Understanding TB: Technologies, ethics and programmes

Project Progress

100 % progress so far

Started Date:December 01 2012 Completed Date:December 31 2015


Understanding TB: Technologies, ethics and programmes

Categories :

Qualitative Study

Completed

A three year ethnographic study

Introduction 

A three year ethnographic study funded by Wellcome Trust and supported by University of Edinburgh 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