Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, September 20th, 1999
Researchers report the geographic information system (GIS) and global positioning system (GPS) were successfully used in Hlabisa, South Africa, to document the progress of a World Health Organization (WHO) observed tuberculosis treatment strategy ("GIS/GPS To Document Increased Access to Community-Based Treatment for Tuberculosis in Africa," The Lancet, July 31, 1999;354:394-395).
Since 1991, a district-wide community-based treatment program has produced high rates of therapy completion in Hlabisa, South Africa. In this study, David Wilkinson and...
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