Tuberculosis and BRAC

Schistosomiasis disease provoked in people because of

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Unformatted text preview: doctors did not do that, they tried to sell the drugs on the black market. Then targeted local men and women as volunteers, but saw that only the women were doing an effective job, so eventually on enlisted women. ! trained them to take sputum samples, to distribute drugs, and to ensure the people were taking the drugs. (compliance) In order to ensure compliance, BRAC required patients to place a deposit that they would receive at the end of treatment if they comply. Initially, low detection rates, because of few microscopes, few technicians, so mobilized the community. Also ensured compliance by using DOTS method (Directly Observed Treatment Strategy), health worker watches patient take therapy. Schistosomiasis:...
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