Assessing the social value of novel regimens for MDR TB

Location

Baltimore, Maryland, US

Dates

07/01/2014 - 06/01/2015

PI

David Dowdy, MD, PhD, ScM

We are collaborating with investigators from the Berman Bioethics Institute to develop novel techniques for economic evaluation that also incorporate considerations of social value, using novel regimens for MDR-TB as a paradigmatic example.

Projects

Comparative implementation and...

We are conducting a randomized comparative implementation trial across 56 sites in rural South Africa to evaluate three...

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A smoking cessation trial in HIV/AIDS...

A tobacco prevalence survey and smoking cessation trial among HIV infected patients in South Africa.

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A randomized trial of preventive therapy for...

We are evaluating the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of levofloxacin preventive therapy for pediatric contacts of MDR TB...

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