TB CONTROL IN AN ENDEMIC SETTING: SOCIO-CULTURAL KNOWLEDGE TO DESIGN CONTEXT SPECIFIC PUBLIC HEALTH PROMOTION, SOLUTIONS AND ACTIONS IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Grant number: 1142715 | Funding period: 2018 - 2020
Papua New Guinea has among the highest TB incidence rates in the world, with rates in particular areas considerably higher. This three-year qualitative study will examine the socio-cultural contexts of TB control programs. The project outcome will be better contextualised solutions to improve the effectiveness of TB control programs and therefore the spread of TB and its drug resistant forms.
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