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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 ...
What constitutes health care seeking pathway of TB patients: A qualitative study in rural Bangladesh
(Atlantis Press, 2019-12)
Given the targeted 4–5% annual reduction of tuberculosis (TB) cure cases to reach the “End TB Strategy” by 2020 milestone globally set by WHO, exploration of TB health seeking behavior is warranted for insightful understanding. ...