The public-private mix (PPM) tuberculosis (TB) project implemented by the Myanmar Medical Association (MMA) in 105 townships in Myanmar.
to assess the contribution of the MMA-PPM-TB project to total TB patient notification in the project townships
to evaluate the outcomes of patients treated at the MMA-PPM clinics
to identify factors associated with unfavourable treatment outcomes, from January to December 2013.
A retrospective cohort study.
This study supports the continuation and expansion of the MMA-PPM-TB model and/or similar PPM approaches in Myanmar that engage all health providers in the ambitious goals of achieving universal health coverage in this country in transition and ending its TB epidemic by 2035.
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)
Lwin ZMT, Sahu SK, Owiti P, Chinnakali P, Majumdar SS. Public-private mix for tuberculosis care and control in Myanmar: a strategy to scale up?
Public-private mix for tuberculosis care and control in Myanmar: a strategy to scale up?