The research is being implemented by SE “Center of Social Expertises named after Y. Saenko” on request of the Ukrainian Center for Public Health Ministry of Health of Ukraine.
Manager: Trofymenko O.V.
Implementation period: 09.2018 – 06.2019
The purpose of the study: to analyze regional peculiarities of diagnostic algorithms for MR TB and to develop a plan of measures to eliminate the causes of late detection of MR TB; to analyze the prevalence of causes and factors of the occurrence of generalized forms of tuberculosis and to provide recommendations for the planning of interventions to reduce their spread.
Objectives of the study:
The design of the study was combined, and is based on the use of qualitative and quantitative research methods, and work with both primary and secondary information.
Research methods: epidemiological, document analysis, in-depth interviews.
Object of study:
Geography of the research: Dnipropetrovsk region., Kirovograd region., Mykolaiv region., Odessa region., Kherson region.
Study sample: 60 in-depth interviews with experts at national and regional levels, data from primary medical records – 500 completed forms.