Understanding the impact of combined TB and HIV diagnosis in diverse epidemics

Location

Canada, Canada

Dates

10/01/2012 - 03/01/2016

PI

David Dowdy, MD, PhD, ScM

We are developing models to understand the overlap of TB and HIV in three epidemiologically distinct settings (Canada, India, and Uganda), including the potential role of different combined diagnostic strategies, given the different breakdown of populations at high TB risk, high HIV risk, and high combined TB/HIV risk.

Projects

A Nurse Case Management Intervention to...

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Evaluating an automated system for...

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A Comprehensive Snapshot of Tuberculosis...

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