Sorry, this book is out of stock!

ISBN: 978 984 506 039 4

Cover Type: HB

To avail special price for the residents of Bangladesh, please register or sign in

Making Tuberculosis History: Community-based Solutions for Millions

By BRAC Health Program (Author) Maria A. May (Author) Md. Akramul Islam (Author) Faruque Ahmed (Author) Richard A. Cash (Author) Jalaluddin Ahmed (Author)

Publisher(s): The University Press Limited (UPL)   

First Published: 2011 No. of Pages: 268 Weight (kg): 0.5

$24.00

UPL Showroom Price: 685.00 BDT


 
$24.00
Price: $24.00

The community-based TB control program of BRAC, one of the world's largest NGOs has created access to lifesaving diagnostics and treatment for hundreds of thousands. For over 25 years, its army of health volunteers has brought services to the doorsteps of patients. From organizing mobile outreach to collect sputum samples for diagnosis to implementing a bonding system to ensure treatment compliance, BRAC's experience demonstrates how programmatic innovation and sound management systems can enable an organization to achieve some of the highest cure rates while operating at unprecedented scale. Making Tuberculosis History provides a complete account of this program: how it was conceived, piloted, refined, scaled, managed, and ultimately adapted for new contexts, including the rapidly growing urban areas of Bangladesh and remote mountainous regions of Afghanistan.

This book features in: Academic and Reference Books Bangladesh Studies Medical Science and Public Health

Contact Us

The University Press Limited Red Crescent House 61 Motijheel C/A P.O. Box 2611 Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh.
Helpline (8802) 956 5444 (8802) 956 5441
Fax (+8802) 956 5443