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Illness perception of tuberculosis (TB) and health seeking practice among urban slum residents of Bangladesh: a qualitative study
(© 2014 BioMed Central Ltd., 2014)
Background: Combating tuberculosis (TB) in urban slums is more complex than in rural areas due to reasons such as over-crowding, unhygienic living conditions and poverty. This study aimed to assess illness perception of ...
Knowledge and attitude of key community members towards tuberculosis: mixed method study from BRAC TB control areas in Bangladesh
(© 2015 BioMed Central Ltd., 2015)
Background: Bangladesh National Tuberculosis (TB) Control Programme adopted a number of strategies to facilitate TB diagnosis and treatment. 'Advocacy, Communication and Social Mobilization' (ACSM) was one of the key ...
Double trouble: prevalence and factors associated with tuberculosis and diabetes comorbidity in Bangladesh
(BRAC Univeristy, 2016-10-31)
Background Diabetes among tuberculosis patients increases the risk of tuberculosis treatment failure, death, and development of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. Yet, there is no data is available in Bangladesh on the ...