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Call Career Development Fellowship (CDF)
Programme EDCTP2
Start Date 2018-08-01
End Date 2021-07-31
Project Code TMA2016CDF1570
Status Active

Title

An Innovative Collaboration Model Between the National TB Control Program and Informal Healthcare Providers to Detect Additional Cases of TB In Cameroon

Objectives

The main aim of this project is to determine the effect of a structured integration scheme of IHPs into the NTCP practices on TB case detection of three cities: Douala, Ebolowa and Bafoussam and to provide evidence of cases missed by the NTCP in the populous neighborhood of these cities while assessing TB-HIV co-infected patients’ health-seeking behavior and the use PMTCT by infected pregnant women in the informal sector.

Host Organisation

Institution Country
University of Yaonde I (UYI) Cameroon

Study Design

This is a concomitant mixed design combining the qualitative and quantitative approaches.

Sites

National TB Control Program Littoral region
National TB Control Program South region
National TB Control Program West region

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