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Infection prevention and control for drug-resistant tuberculosis in South Africa in the era of decentralised care: A whole systems approach. Research Question 1 - describe IPC policy and systems context

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posted on 2022-09-14, 07:21 authored by Christopher ColvinChristopher Colvin, alison swartz, Idriss KallonIdriss Kallon, Karina Kielmann, Hayley MacgregorHayley Macgregor

Research Question 1 focuses on how policies on infection prevention and control (IPC) for drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) evolved and have been implemented in the content of primary health care reforms in South Africa. This study focuses on policy actor perspectives on the underlying drivers of TB-IPC policy implementation. It is part of a larger project entitled: Umoya Omuhle - Infection Prevention and Control for Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in South Africa in the Era of Decentralised Care: A Whole Systems Approach. The data was collected in South Africa, Switzerland, Boston, London from 2018-2020. 


Economic and Social Research Council (UK) (grant reference: ES/P008011/1)



School of Public health and Family Medicine / Division of Social and Behavioural Sciences