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Planning for PPM-DOTS implementation in urban slums in Kenya: knowledge, attitude and practices of private health care providers in Kibera slum, Nairobi.

Authors
  • Chakaya, J M
  • Meme, H
  • Kwamanga, D
  • Githui, W A
  • Onyango-Ouma, W O
  • Gicheha, C
  • Karimi, F
  • Mansoer, J
  • Kutwa, A
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
Apr 01, 2005
Volume
9
Issue
4
Pages
403–408
Identifiers
PMID: 15830745
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This study reveals a significant gap in TB knowledge among the PHCPs in Kibera slum. However, given appropriate training and supervision, there is potential for public-private mix for DOTS implementation in this setting.

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