First Ethiopian National Population Based Tuberculosis Prevalence Survey
Abstract: The Federal Ministry of Health in collaboration with the Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute conducted the first Ethiopian National TB prevalence survey, which is the first in its kind in the country and also in Africa. The aim of this study was to conduct a nationwide TB prevalence survey to directly measure TB disease prevalence, estimate the proportion of cases detected and treated by the National Tuberculosis Programme, and identify factors associated with the relatively low case notification rate in Ethiopia.
Author(s): Ethiopia Ministry of Health
Resource Type: Reports