MDR TB treatment as prevention: modeling the impact of improved MDR treatment in Vietnam

Location

Vietnam, Vietnam

Dates

09/01/2014 - 08/01/2015

PI

David Dowdy, MD, PhD

We are using transmission modeling to evaluate the potential impact of expanding DST and access to MDR TB treatment in Vietnam, demonstrating that better treatment of MDR TB can have tremendous impact in preventing future transmission.

Projects

Modeling the impact of spatially targeted TB...

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A Nurse Case Management Intervention to...

Dr. Farley is responsible for the overall project from design, implementation, data collection, and preparation of...

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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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Comparative Effectiveness/Implementation of...

This cluster-randomized trial in 56 rural primary care clinics compares the effectiveness and implementation of three strategies...

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