ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Treatment Failure in National TB Programme

Treatment Failure in National TB Programme

Treatment Failure in National TB Programme Kashyap Mankodi Klass W van der Veen The carefully planned National Tuberculosis Programme (NTP) was evolved after independence and was widely acclaimed as a comprehensive, realistic, and feasible blueprint for achieving tuberculosis control. However, due to various reasons, the programme has failed to make the desired impact on the problem of tuberculosis. Two types of problems beset the NTP: external organisational and administrative ones and those that are internal to it and determine its prospects of success or failure.

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