Comparative implementation and cost-effectiveness of active TB case finding in rural South Africa

Location

Vhembe, South Africa, South Africa

Dates

01/25/2015 - 12/01/2019

PI

David Dowdy, MD, PhD, ScM

We are conducting a randomized comparative implementation trial across 56 sites in rural South Africa to evaluate three strategies for active case finding: facility-based screening, household contact tracing, and incentive-based contact tracing.

Projects

ICOHRTA Training Program (Fogarty)

International Clinical, Operational, and Health Services Research Award (ICOHRTA) training program. A training program that...

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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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Understanding the costs and...

We have conducted an empirical costing analysis of facility-based versus community-based treatment for TB in Bangladesh and are...

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Scale-up and implementation of TB diagnostics...

We are evaluating the implementation, cost-effectiveness, and potential epidemiological impact of scaling up Xpert across 19...

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mHealth for improved TB contact investigation...

This multicenter randomized study is evaluating the implementation, effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and population-level...

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