Childhood tuberculosis in Mauritania, 2010–2015: diagnosis and outcomes in Nouakchott and the rest of the country

A retrospective comparative cohort study

Abstract

The setting was the National Tuberculosis Programme, Mauritania. The study aimed to compare the diagnosis and treatment outcomes of childhood tuberculosis (TB) cases (aged <15 years) registered between 2010 and 2015 inside and outside Nouakchott, the capital city. This was a retrospective comparative cohort study.

This research was supported by the UK Department for International Development’s Operational Research Capacity Building Programme led by the International Union Against TB and Lung Disease (The Union)

Citation

Aw B, Ade S, Hinderaker SG, Dlamini N, Takarinda KC, Chiaa K, Feil A, Traoré A, Reid T. Childhood tuberculosis in Mauritania, 2010–2015: diagnosis and outcomes in Nouakchott and the rest of the country. Public Health Action. 2017;7(3):199–205.

Childhood tuberculosis in Mauritania, 2010–2015: diagnosis and outcomes in Nouakchott and the rest of the country

Published 21 September 2017