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

Modeling the impact of spatially targeted TB...

We have developed transmission models to understand the impact of TB vaccination strategies that target hotspots of...

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TB Modeling and Analysis Consortium

The TB MAC brings TB modelers together from a wide range of institutions to answer questions of global policy relevance.  I...

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Impact of diabetes on TB treatment outcomes...

This is a study to prospectively enroll and follow TB patients co-infected with diabetes and TB patients without diabetes...

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Assessing the social value of novel regimens...

We are collaborating with investigators from the Berman Bioethics Institute to develop novel techniques for economic evaluation...

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MDR TB treatment as prevention: modeling the...

We are using transmission modeling to evaluate the potential impact of expanding DST and access to MDR TB treatment in Vietnam,...

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