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, ScM

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

FlexDx-TB: A flexible, user-friendly model of...

We have developed a web-based model that allows decision-makers to input local epidemiological and economic values and receive...

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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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Quantitative assessment of the tipping point...

Quantitative methods will be used to study Mtb dynamics to determine the tipping point for macrophage infection, which depends...

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Modeling the impact of novel TB drug regimens...

We are constructing mathematical models of TB epidemics in Southeast Asia, India, and Vietnam to explore the potential...

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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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