DOTS in China - removing barriers or moving barriers?

In 1992, China initiated its modern National TB Control Programme (NTP) with DOTS strategy through a project funded by a World Bank loan. This study aims to assess to what extent China's NTP subsidies are achieving the objective of removing financial barriers to care in terms of patients' expenditure.

Document Date: 22 December, 2012
Author: B Xu and others
Country: China