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The economic burden of tuberculosis care for patients and households in Africa: a systematic review.

Authors
  • Ukwaja, K N
  • Modebe, O
  • Igwenyi, C
  • Alobu, I
Type
Published Article
Journal
The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2012
Volume
16
Issue
6
Pages
733–739
Identifiers
DOI: 10.5588/ijtld.11.0193
PMID: 22410546
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The average patient's/household's pre-diagnostic costs for TB care were catastrophic. More properly designed studies are needed among different populations throughout Africa.

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