Modelling the spread of tuberculosis, including drug resistance and hiv: A case study in Papua New Guinea's western province
High tuberculosis (TB) prevalence in Papua New Guinea (PNG) is a serious public health concern. The epidemic in this region is exacerbated by the presence of drug-resistant TB strains as well as HIV infection. This presents a public health threat not only locally but also to Australia due to the high potential for cross-border transmission between PNG's Western Province and the Australian Torres Strait Islands. We present two mathematical models of TB in the Western Province: a simple model of...[Show more]
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