Understanding the socio-cultural dimensions of tuberculosis in Papua New Guinea: Knowledge to optimise public health solutions [ 2018 - 2020 ]

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Researchers: Dr Angela Kelly-Hanku (Principal investigator) ,  A/Pr Andrew Vallely Dr William Pomat Prof Barend Marais Prof Stephen Graham

Brief description Papua New Guinea has among the highest TB incidence rates in the world, with rates in particular areas considerably higher. This three-year qualitative study will examine the socio-cultural contexts of TB control programs. The project outcome will be better contextualised solutions to improve the effectiveness of TB control programs and therefore the spread of TB and its drug resistant forms.

Funding Amount $AUD 737,594.21

Funding Scheme Project Grants

Notes Standard Project Grant

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