Completeness and Reliability of the Republic of South Africa National Tuberculosis (TB) Surveillance System
Citation: Podewils, L.J., Bantubani, N., Bristow, C. et al. Completeness and Reliability of the Republic of South Africa National Tuberculosis (TB) Surveillance System. BMC Public Health 15,765 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-015-2117-3
Abstract: Accurate surveillance data are paramount to effective TB control. The Republic of South Africa’s National TB Control Program (NTP) has conducted TB surveillance since 1995 and adopted the Electronic TB Register (ETR) in 2005. This evaluation aimed to determine the completeness and reliability of data in the Republic of South Africa’s TB Surveillance System.
Author(s): BMC Public Health
Region(s): SOUTH AFRICA
Resource Type: Journal Articles