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The Financial Burden of Tuberculosis for Patients in the Western-Pacific Region

Viney, Kerri; Islam, Tauhid; Hoa, Nguyen Binh; Morishita, Fukushi; Lönnroth, K.


The End Tuberculosis (TB) Strategy has the ambitious goal of ending the global TB epidemic by the year 2030, which is aligned to the Sustainable Development Goals. One of three high level indicators of the Strategy is the 'catastrophic costs' indicator, which aims to determine the proportion of TB-affected households that incur TB-care related costs equivalent to 20% or more of their annual household income. The target is that zero percentage of TB-affected households will incur catastrophic...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease
DOI: 10.3390/tropicalmed4020094
Access Rights: Open Access


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