Implementing decentralized treatment for multi-drug resistant tuberculosis in KwaZulu-Natal: evaluation of a pilot project

Marian Loveday, Anna Voce

Abstract


The research aims to evaluate the implementation of the decentralised model of treatment for MDR-TB patients and to compare the effectiveness of decentralised treatment of MDR-TB with treatment administered at a specialised centralised hospital.  The effect of health systems performance on clinical processes in the decentralised and centralised model will be compared