Forskningsprosjekt


Forbedre tuberkulosekontroll i Arsi regionen i Etiopia

Vitenskapelig tittel:
Improving tuberculosis control program in ethiopia: Analysing tb program performance and determine the spatial distribution and clustering of smear positive tb cases and estimate the incidence of PTB+ among a cohort smear negative suspected tb cases in Hetosa district of Arsi zone of Oromia Regional state, Central Ethiopia

Prosjektbeskrivelse:
The aims of the TB control programme are to reduce morbidity, mortality, transmission and to prevent drug resistance. Under Direct Observed Treatment Short course (DOTS), the research group rely on patients to present themselves to TB clinics for evaluation of their symptoms. Further goals are to evaluate the impact of DOTS expansion, identify the distribution and clustering of PTB+ and to determine the incidence of PTB+ cases.
(Redigert av REK)

Ref. nr.: 2014/1048 Prosjektstart: 29.09.2012 Prosjektslutt: 29.09.2015

Behandlingsstatus: Godkjent
Forskningsstatus: Avsluttet
Prosjektleder: Bernt Lindtjørn
Forskningsansvarlig(e):  Universitetet i Bergen
Initiativtaker: Bidragsforskning
Finansieringskilder: Research funds from the Oromia region in Ethiopia.

No Norwegian funds are used for this research. The Norwegian involvement is that Professor Bernt Lindtjørn is the main supervisor. Dr Meaza Demissie from Ethiopia is the co-supervisor, and she does not recive any salaries from Norway.

Forskningsdata: Registerdata, Mennesker
Utvalg: Allmennbefolkning
Forskningsmetode:: Statistiske (kvantitative) analysemetoder
Antall forskningsdeltakere (Norge): 0
Antall forskningsdeltakere (utlandet): 24000

Utdanningsprosjekt/doktorgradsprosjekt: Studium: Doctoral student, Nivå: PhD
Sluttmelding/publikasjon: Forbedre tuberkulosekontroll i Arsi regionen i Etiopia
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