Adapting a generic tuberculosis control operational guideline and scaling it up in China: a qualitative case study

The TB operational guideline (the "deskguide") is a detailed action guide for county TB doctors aiming to improve the quality of DOTS, while the China national TB policy guide is a guide to TB control that is comprehensive but lacks operational usability for frontline TB doctors. This study reports the process of deskguide adaptation, its scale-up and lessons learnt for policy implications.

Document Date: 29 July, 2008
Author: Xiaolin Wei, John D Walley, Xinyuan Liang, and others
Country: China