Tuberculosis (TB)

Public-Private Mix (PPM) for TB Care and Control

Other resources 2003-2005


Ambe G, Lönnroth K, Dholakia Y, Copreaux J, Zignol M, Borremans N, Uplekar M. Every provider counts!: Effects of a comprehensive public-private mix approach for TB control in a large metropolitan area in India. International Journal of TB and Lung Diseases, 2005; 9: 562-68. Abstract

Kumar MK, Dewan PK, Nair PK, Frieden TR, Sahu S, Wares F, Laserson K, Wells C, Granich R, Chauhan LS. Improved tuberculosis case detection through public-private partnership and laboratory-based surveillance, Kannur District, Kerala, India, 2001-2002. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2005; 9: 870-6. Abstract

Newell JN, Pande SB, Baral SC, Bam DS, Malla P. Leadership, management and technical lessons learnt from a successful public-private partnership for TB control in Nepal. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2005; 9; 1013-17. Abstract

Lambert ML, Delgado R, Michaux G, Vols A, Speybroeck N, Van der Stuyft P. Collaboration between private pharmacies and national tuberculosis programme: an intervention in Bolivia. Trop Med Int Health. 2005;10: 246-50. Abstract

Golub JE, Bur S, Cronin WA, Gange S, Baruch N, Comstock GW, Chaisson RE. Patient and health care system delays in pulmonary tuberculosis diagnosis in a low-incidence state. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2005 Sep;9(9):992-8. Abstract

Auer C, Lagahid JY, Tanner M, Weiss MG. Diagnosis and management of tuberculosis by private practitioners in Manila, Philippines. Health Policy. 2006 Jul;77(2):172-81. Epub 2005 Aug 15. Abstract

Chakaya JM, Meme H, Kwamanga D, Githui WA, Onyango-Ouma WO, Gicheha C, Karimi F, Mansoer J, Kutwa A. Planning for PPM-DOTS implementation in urban slums in Kenya: knowledge, attitude and practices of private health care providers in Kibera slum, Nairobi. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2005 Apr;9(4):403-8. Abstract


Lönnroth K, Uplekar M, Arora VK, Juvekar S, Lan NTN, Mvaniki D, Pathania V. Public-Private Mix for Improved TB Control – what makes it work? Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2004; 82: 580-86. Abstract

Aguilar R, Garay J, Villatoro M, Billo NE, Caminero JA. Impact of a model training course for private and public specialist physicians in El Salvador. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2004; 8: 473-9. Abstract

Arbelaez MP, Gaviria MB, Franco A, Restrepo R, Hincapie D, Blas E. Tuberculosis control and managed competition in Colombia. Int J Health Plann Manage. 2004; 19: S25-43 Abstract

Macq J, Solis A, Ibarra M, Martiny P, Dujardin B. The cost of medical care and people's health-seeking behaviour before being suspected of tuberculosis in three local health systems, Nicaragua. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2004; 8: 1330-6. Abstract

Rangan SG, Juvekar SK, Rasalpurkar SB, Morankar SN, Joshi AN, Porter JDH. Tuberculosis control in rural India: lessons from public-private collaboration. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2004;8:552-559. Abstract

Newell JN, Pande SB, Baral C, Bam DS, Malla P. Control of tuberculosis in an urban setting in Nepal: public-private partnership. Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2004;82:92-98 Abstract

Arora VK, Lönnroth K, Sarin R. Improving case detection of tuberculosis through a public-private partnership. Indian J Chest Diseses and Allied Sciences 2004;46:133-36. Abstract

Arora VK, Gupta R. Private-public mix: a prioritisation under RNTCP--an Indian perspective. Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci. 2004 Jan-Mar;46(1):27-37. Abstract

Ullah AN, Lubben M, Newell JN. A model for effective involvement of private medical practitioners in TB care. Int J Health Plann Manage. 2004;19 :227-45. Abstract

Lambert ML, Delgado R, Michaux G, Volz A, Van der Stuyft P. Tuberculosis control and the private health sector in Bolivia: a survey of pharmacies. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2004; 8: 1325-9. Abstract


Uplekar M. Involving private health care providers in delivery of TB care: global strategy. Tuberculosis 2003;83:156-164. Abstract

Uplekar M. Public-private mix for DOTS: demanding, but delay will only hamper TB control. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2003;7(12):1113-4. Abstract

Montagu D, Elzinga G. Innovations in access to TB and HIV/AIDS care in sub-Saharan Africa: dynamic engagement of the private sector. Appl Health Econ Health Policy, 2003; 2: 175-80. Abstract

Mandal PP, Bhatia V. Involvement of private practitioners in RNTCP. J Indian Med Assoc. 2003 Mar; 101:159-60. Abstract

Caminero JA, Billo NE. Involving private practitioners and chest physicians in control of tuberculosis. Tuberculosis 2003;83:148-155. Abstract

Caminero JA. Is the DOTS strategy sufficient to achieve tuberculosis control in low- and middle-income countries? 2. Need for interventions among private physicians, medical specialists and scientific societies. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2003; 7: 623-30. Abstract

Mantala MJ. Public-private mix DOTS in the Philippines. Tuberculosis 2003;83:173-76. Abstract

Rangan S, Ambe G, Borremans N, Zallocco D, Porter J. The Mumbai experience in building field level partnerships for DOTS implementation. Tuberculosis 2003;83:165-172. Abstract

Rangan S. The public-private mix in India's Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme -- an update. J Indian Med Assoc. 2003;101: 161-3. Abstract

Shah SK, Sadiq H, Khalil M, Noor A, Rasheed G, Shah SM, Ahmad N. Do private doctors follow national guidelines for managing pulmonary tuberculosis in Pakistan? East Mediterr Health J. 2003; 9: 776-88. Abstract

Shirzadi MR, Majdzadeh R, Pourmalek F, Naraghi K. Adherence of the private sector to national tuberculosis guidelines in the Islamic Republic of Iran, 2001-02. East Mediterr Health J. 2003; 9: 796-804. Abstract

Vyas RM, Small PM, DeRiemer K. The private-public divide: impact of conflicting perceptions between the private and public health care sectors in India. Int J Tuberc Lund Dis 2003;7:543-549. Abstract

Portero LJ, Rubio M. Private practitioners and tuberculosis control in the Philippines: strangers when they meet? Tropical Medicine and International Health 2003;8:329-35. Abstract

Khan JA, Hussain SF. Anti-tuberculous drug prescribing: doctors' compliance at a private teaching hospital in Pakistan. Tropical Doctor 2003;33:94-96. Abstract

Khan J, Malik A, Hussain H, Ali NK, Akbani F, Hussain SJ, Kazi GN, Hussain SF. Tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment practices of private physicians in Karachi, Pakistan. East Mediterr Health J. 2003; 9: 769-75. Abstract

Lönnroth K, Karlsson M, Lan NT, Buu TN, Dieu TT. Referring TB suspects from private pharmacies to the National Tuberculosis Programme: experiences from two districts in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2003;7(12):1147-53. Abstract

Quy HT, Lönnroth K, Lan NT, Buu TN. Treatment results among tuberculosis patients treated by private lung specialists involved in a public-private mix project in Vietnam. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2003;7(12):1139-46. Abstract

Arora VK, Sarin R, Lönnroth K. Feasibility and effectiveness of a public-private mix project for improved TB control in Delhi, India. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2003;7(12):1131-8. Abstract

Quy HT, Lan NT, Lönnroth K, Buu TN, Dieu TT, Hai LT. Public-private mix for improved TB control in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: an assessment of its impact on case detection. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2003;7(5):464-71. Abstract

Lönnroth K, Thuong LM, Lambregts K, Quy HT, Diwan VK. Private tuberculosis care provision associated with poor treatment outcome: comparative study of a semi-private lung clinic and the NTP in two urban districts in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. National Tuberculosis Programme. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2003;7(2):165-71. Abstract

Suleiman BA, Houssein AI, Mehta F, Hinderaker SG. Do doctors in north-western Somalia follow the national guidelines for tuberculosis management? East Mediterr Health J. 2003; 9: 789-95. Abstract

Ayaya SO, Sitienei J, Odero W, Rotich J. Knowledge, attitudes, and practices of private medical practitioners on tuberculosis among HIV/AIDS patients in Eldoret, Kenya.East Afr Med J. 2003 Feb;80(2):83-90. Abstract