Understanding the costs and cost-effectiveness of TB treatment in Bangladesh

Location

Bangladesh, Bangladesh

Dates

01/01/2013 - 07/01/2015

PI

David Dowdy, MD, PhD, ScM

We have conducted an empirical costing analysis of facility-based versus community-based treatment for TB in Bangladesh and are using these results to construct models of the cost-effectiveness of novel shorter-course regimens for drug-susceptible TB.

Projects

Human-centered Design and Communities of...

The goal of this project is to use local communities of practice and the emerging technique of human-centered design to improve...

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Statins as adjunctive host-directed therapy...

This study will investigate the role of statins in combination with the first-line regimen for TB in the mouse model. In...

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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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The role of cell wall lipids in pathogenesis...

This study will use a combination of transcriptional, lipidomic, genetic, and imaging techniques to investigate whether...

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