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

A Blueprint for Success: Understanding the...

We are using a combination of statistical analysis and transmission modeling, in collaboration with the NYC Dept of Health &...

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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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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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Understanding the role of repeat testing and...

We have developed a Markov model of serial IGRA testing to help improve testing algorithms with TST vs. IGRA in low-risk...

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