Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, September 13th, 2005
According to a recent report from Norway, "DOTS as a strategy was introduced to the tuberculosis control program in Southern region of Ethiopia in 1996. The impact of the program on treatment outcomes and the trend in the service coverage for tuberculosis has not been assessed ever since."
"The aim of the study was to assess trends in the expansion of DOTS and treatment outcomes for tuberculosis in Hadiya zone in Southern Ethiopia. 19,971 tuberculosis patients registered for treatment in 41 treatment centers in Hadiya zone between 1994 and 2001 were...
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