Factors associated with patient and health system delay in diagnosis and commencement of treatment for pulmonary tuberculosis in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA): systematic review

 

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dc.contributor.advisor Abdullahi, Leila H en_ZA
dc.contributor.advisor Engel, Mark E en_ZA
dc.contributor.author Eltayeb, Dalya en_ZA
dc.date.accessioned 2016-07-28T12:21:13Z
dc.date.available 2016-07-28T12:21:13Z
dc.date.issued 2016 en_ZA
dc.identifier.citation Eltayeb, D. 2016. Factors associated with patient and health system delay in diagnosis and commencement of treatment for pulmonary tuberculosis in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA): systematic review. University of Cape Town. en_ZA
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11427/20963
dc.description.abstract This MPH dissertation undertakes a systematic review on factors associated with patient and health system delay in diagnosing and commencing treatment for pulmonary tuberculosis in Middle East and North Africa (MENA). The dissertation is composed of three main parts: namely parts A, B and C. Part A is the research protocol, which give brief background to research topic and the process of this review. This systematic review aims to assess factors associated with patient and health system delay for diagnosis and initiation of treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis in Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Part B elaborates on the background and highlights the importance of this research by examining the existing theoretical and empirical literature relevant to the topic. Part C presents the entire research project in a format suitable for PLOS journal submission. The background of this research project is summarized and the results are presented and discussed. en_ZA
dc.language.iso eng en_ZA
dc.subject.other Public Health en_ZA
dc.title Factors associated with patient and health system delay in diagnosis and commencement of treatment for pulmonary tuberculosis in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA): systematic review en_ZA
dc.type Thesis / Dissertation en_ZA
uct.type.publication Research en_ZA
uct.type.resource Thesis en_ZA
dc.publisher.institution University of Cape Town
dc.publisher.faculty Faculty of Health Sciences en_ZA
dc.publisher.department Department of Public Health and Family Medicine en_ZA
dc.type.qualificationlevel Masters en_ZA
dc.type.qualificationname MPH en_ZA
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