Wednesday, 27 August 2014 00:00

Informal allopathic provider knowledge and practice regarding control and prevention of TB in rural Bangladesh

Qazi S. Islama,1*, Syed M. Ahmeda,b, Mohammad A. Islamc, Anita S. Chowdhurya, Bodrun N. Siddiqueac, and Mohammad A. Husaind

BRAC (formerly Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee), in collaboration with the National Tuberculosis Control Programme, provides one full-day training on TB to make informal allopathic providers knowledgeable for managing TB in rural Bangladesh. This study explored the knowledge and practices of the providers receiving the above training in the control and prevention of TB.