A randomized trial of preventive therapy for adult MDR TB contacts

Location

Vietnam, Vietnam

Dates

08/01/2014 - 07/01/2019

PI

David Dowdy, MD, PhD, ScM

We are evaluating the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of levofloxacin preventive therapy for adult contacts of MDR TB patients in Vietnam.  I am the primary economic lead.

Projects

Comparative implementation and...

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Assessing the social value of novel regimens...

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Modeling to improve TB decision-making in the...

We are part of a large consortium that is constructing epidemic and economic models of TB and HIV in collaboration with the U.S....

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Understanding the impact of combined TB and...

We are developing models to understand the overlap of TB and HIV in three epidemiologically distinct settings (Canada, India,...

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