Relationship between education and training activities and tuberculosis case detection in Fiji, 2008 -2011.
Due to concerns about under-reporting of the tuberculosis (TB) case burden in Fiji, efforts have been put into national training, education and awareness activities in the formal health sector and among village health workers, health volunteers and the community since 2010. There has been an absolute increase in TB registrations, and TB case notification rates during the period of training activities in 2010 (21.3 per 100 000 population) and 2011 (23.6/100 000) were significantly increased compared with TB case notification rates in 2008 (12.4/100 000) and 2009 (14.6/100 000), when no training activities took place (P
Delai, MY.; Gounder, S.; Tayler-Smith, K.; van den Bergh, R.; Harries, A.D. Relationship between education and training activities and tuberculosis case detection in Fiji, 2008&#8211;2011 [Short communication]. Public Health Action (2012) 2 (4) 142-144. [DOI: 10.5588/pha.12.0064]