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Antibiotic Prescribing for Upper Respiratory Infections Among Children in Rural China: a Cross-Sectional Study of Outpatient PrescriptionsOveruse of antibiotics contributes to the development of antimicrobial resistance.
Catastrophic costs of tuberculosis care: a mixed methods study from Puducherry, IndiaThe average expenditure incurred by patients in low- and middle-income countries towards diagnosis and treatment of TB ranges from $55 to $8198. This out-of-pocket expenditure leads to impoverishment of households. One of the three main targets of the End TB Strategy (2016-2035) is that no TB-affected household suffers catastrophic costs due to TB. Study setting was free care under national tuberculosis program (NTP), Puducherry district, India.
Does the Structured Operational Research and Training Initiative (SORT IT) continue to influence health policy and/or practice?The Structured Operational Research and Training Initiative (SORT IT) is a successful model of integrated operational research and capacity building with about 90% of participants completing the training and publishing in scientific journals.
Leprosy Trends at a Tertiary Care Hospital in Mumbai, India, From 2008 to 2015Leprosy remains an important cause of preventable disabilities. After the advent of multidrug therapy, new leprosy cases have come down dramatically. Despite this achievement, India, which contributes 60% of the global leprosy burden, faces some challenges to eliminate the disease, including active transmission in the community and delayed diagnosis of leprosy patients.