Improving tuberculosis treatment completion rates: Experience from Gulu RRH file icon Improving tuberculosis treatment completion rates: Experience from Gulu RRH

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Publications
Publication date: 
July, 2012
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SUSTAIN
Sequence number: 
05
Improving tuberculosis treatment completion rates: Experience from Gulu RRH file icon Improving tuberculosis treatment completion rates: Experience from Gulu RRH

TB treatment completion rates improved from 27.7% in the July–September 2011 quarter, to 54.3% in the October–December 2011 quarter, following the interventions. Despite national stock-outs of TB medicines, a completion rate of 51% was maintained during the January–March 2012 period. Further improvements were noted in April–June 2012 quarter, with a treatment completion rate of 64%.