What can be done to improve treatment adherence among tuberculosis patients in Georgia: Looking through health systems lens

Curatio International Foundation  has started implementation of new research project with the aim to provide a more in-depth understanding of the factors associated with loss to follow-up among TB patients.  The project is funded under the Joint TDR/EURO Small Grants Scheme for Implementation Research in Infectious Diseases.

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The project aims to address the following objectives:

  • To generate evidence that will inform policy on measures to reduce loss to follow-up among TB patients
    • To identify, determine and describe factors that enhance or undermine treatment adherence among TB patients
    • To develop recommendations based on research evidence aimed at policy makers and involved stakeholders.
  • To disseminate the study findings to the wider audience in the Eastern European Region for its further application.

The study outcomes will inform policy makers and provide evidence based recommendations and the results will be disseminated regionally trough events dedicated to TB.

CIF will provide information about all key activities and results during the study implementation.

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