Journal article

The implementation of Xpert MTB/RIF assay for diagnosis of tuberculosis in Nepal: A mixed-methods analysis

Basant Joshi, Trisasi Lestari, Stephen Michael Graham, Sushil Chandra Baral, Sharat Chandra Verma, Gokarna Ghimire, Bandana Bhatta, Shyam Prakash Dumre, Adi Utarini



Funding Acknowledgements

This research was a part of postgraduate thesis. The scholarship for this degree was funded by the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases at the World Health Organization (WHO/TDR) and Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.We would like to express our gratitude to WHO/TDR, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia for providing scholarship for Postgraduate study in implementation research on tropical diseases. We would also like to thank Nepal NTP, District Health/Public Health Office for providing support during the research. We are also thankful to all the participants for their active participation in this research.