Components of tb control provided;effectiveness of the studied intervention; to:discussionthe aim of this literature search was to identify articles that discuss the model of community involvement, or how the community involvement was operationalized in different settings, and those that discuss the motivation of community members involved in tb r, a vast majority of the publications identified focused on the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of community involvement in providing tb care (table 2).
Nevertheless, all the papers that compared treatment outcomes according to different types of treatment support provided showed at least comparable outcomes across the different types of treatment support 2summary of the 55 studies in the literature review.Health promoters are chosen from local community youth review identified only three relevant articles from the eastern mediterranean region, all on pakistan.
The community involvement reported was equally formal and informal, and the components of tb control provided were restricted to treatment support in three studies and referral of people suspected of having tb in relevant studies were identified from the western pacific general, there are two important considerations regarding models of and motivations behind the involvement of community members:motivation is a crucial aspect for a sustainable initiative; andits modalities vary greatly and make limiting their expression to one scheme difficult and -monetary incentives are more likely to be sustainable, and they can always be identified, such as providing a t-shirt or bicycle, ant challenges that the published literature has not sufficiently explored include: qualitative research on the motivation of involved community members, good practices in addressing obstacles to scale-up and the roles people with tb and community members can effectively play in tb control and prevention.
Such publications would provide further guidance for addressing the difficulty countries are facing in implementing these literature search also revealed conflicting evidence both for and against the use of family members as treatment supporters. Further research should be conducted to produce clearer understanding of what constitutes good practice in this to:empowering and involving people with tb in tb controlin february 2007, the stop tb partnership and who published the results of a review of published and grey literature on empowering and involving people who have or have had tb in tb control (56). Combating tuberculosis: barriers to widespread non-governmental organization involvement in community-based tuberculosis treatment in south africa. Effectiveness of urban community volunteers in directly observed treatment of tuberculosis patients: a field report from haryana, north india.
Acceptability of community and health facility–based directly observed treatment of tuberculosis in tanzanian urban setting. Listening to those on the frontline: lessons for community-based tuberculosis programmes from a qualitative study in swaziland.
Cost and cost-effectiveness of community based and health facility based directly observed treatment of tuberculosis in dares salaam, tanzania.
Access and adhering to tuberculosis treatment: barriers faced by patients and communities in burkina faso.
Effectiveness of community-based directly observed treatment for tuberculosis in an urban setting in tanzania: a randomized control trial.Tuberculosis treatment in nepal: a rapid assessment of government centres using different types of patient supervision.
A randomised controlled trial of lay health workers as direct observers for treatment of tuberculosis.
Evaluation of a unified treatment regimen for all new cases of tuberculosis using guardian-based supervision. Decentralization of tuberculosis treatment from the main hospitals to the peripheral health units and in the community within machakos district, kenya. Cost and cost-effectiveness of increased community and primary health care facility involvement in tuberculosis care in machakos district, kenya.
Cost and cost-effectiveness of increased community and primary care facility involvement in tuberculosis care in lilongwe district, malawi.
Decentralization of treatment for patients with tuberculosis in malawi: moving from research to policy and practice.
Implementation of the dots strategy for tuberculosis control in rural kiboga district, uganda, offering patients the option of treatment supervision in the community, 1998–1999.Integration of tuberculosis treatment in a community-based home care programme for persons living with hiv/aids in ndola, zambia. Viewcite this pagepdf version of this title (733k)in this pagediscussionempowering and involving people with tb in tb controlreferencesother titles in this collectionwho guidelines approved by the guidelines review committeerelated informationpmcpubmed central citationspubmedlinks to pubmedrecent activityclearturn offturn ona literature review on community motivation and involvement in tb control - comm... Literature review on community motivation and involvement in tb control - community involvement in tuberculosis care and preventionyour browsing activity is ty recording is turned recording back onsee more...