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Reconstructing tuberculosis services after major conflict: experiences and lessons learned in East Timor

Martins, N; Kelly, Paul; Grace, Jocelyn; Zwi, Anthony


BACKGROUND: Tuberculosis (TB) is a major public health problem in developing countries. Following the disruption to health services in East Timor due to violent political conflict in 1999, the National Tuberculosis Control Program was established, with a local non-government organisation as the lead agency. Within a few months, the TB program was operational in all districts. METHODS AND FINDINGS: Using the East Timor TB program as a case study, we have examined the enabling factors for...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006-08-22
Type: Journal article
Source: PLoS Medicine
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0030383


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