• Lessons Learnt from TB Screening in Closed Immigration Centres in Italy

      Crepet, A; Repetto, E; Al Rousan, A; Sané Schepisi, M; Girardi, E; Prestileo, T; Codecasa, L; Garelli, S; Corrao, S; Ippolito, G; et al. (Oxford University Press, 2016-05-20)
      Between June 2012 and December 2013 Médecins Sans Frontières launched a pilot project with the aim of testing a strategy for improving timely diagnosis of active pulmonary TB among migrants hosted in four centres of identification and expulsion (CIE) in Italy.
    • Self-administered treatment for tuberculosis among pastoralists in rural Ethiopia: how well does it work?

      Khogali, M; Zachariah, R; Reid, T; Alipon, S C; Zimble, S; Mahama, G; Etienne, W; Veerman, R; Dahmane, A; Weyeyso, T; et al. (Oxford University Press, 2014-03-16)
      In the Somali Regional State, Ethiopia, where most of the population are pastoralists, conventional TB treatment strategies based on directly observed treatment (DOT) at health facilities are not adapted to the mobile pastoralist lifestyle and treatment adherence is poor. From a rural district, we report on treatment outcomes of a modified self-administered treatment (SAT) strategy for pastoralists with TB.