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World Health Organization : Year 2002 ; Communicable Diseases and Emerging Infectious Diseases ; Tuberculosis, No. 2002.305C: Guidelines for Cost and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Tuberculosis Control

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Title: World Health Organization : Year 2002 ; Communicable Diseases and Emerging Infectious Diseases ; Tuberculosis, No. 2002.305C: Guidelines for Cost and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Tuberculosis Control  
Author: World Health Organization
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Language: English
Subject: Health., Public health, Wellness programs
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Organization, W. H. (n.d.). World Health Organization : Year 2002 ; Communicable Diseases and Emerging Infectious Diseases ; Tuberculosis, No. 2002.305C. Retrieved from http://hawaiilibrary.net/


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1. COMPLETED EXERCISE 1 FROM CHAPTER 3 1. At which sites will the cost analysis be undertaken? Guguletu District, Cape Town, South Africa 2. What question(s) is the cost and cost-effectiveness analysis addressing? Is community-based DOT more affordable (i.e. lower cost) and more cost-effective than clinic-based DOT for new smear-positive pulmonary tuberculosis patients in Cape Town, South Africa? 3. What will be the perspective of the evaluation? Societal – patient, health system and NGO costs involved in tuberculosis treatment to be assessed 4. What kind of evaluation is going to be undertaken? Cost-effectiveness analysis 5. Describe the existing approach to diagnosis and case management, and describe the alternatives (if any) with which this is to be compared

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TABLE OF CONTENTS WORKED EXAMPLE 1: Cost and cost-effectiveness analysis of two alternative tuberculosis treatment strategies in Guguletu District, Cape Town, South Africa 1 1. COMPLETED EXERCISE 1 FROM CHAPTER 3 2 2. COMPLETED DATA ENTRY SHEETS USING PROTOCOLS IN CHAPTER 4 4 Protocol 3: The cost of an outpatient visit to a clinic/health centre (or similar non-hospital facility) 5 Protocol 4: The cost of a visit to a Community Health Worker 7 Protocol 5: The cost of a drug regimen 9 Protocol 6: The cost of a sputum smear 10 Protocol 7: The cost of a sputum culture 12 Protocol 8: The cost of an X-ray 13 Protocol 9: The cost of outpatient supervision of patients/health staff/ supervisors of DOT to encourage compliance with treatment 15 Protocol 13: The cost of training 19 3. COMPLETED DATA ENTRY SHEETS USING PROTOCOLS/ GUIDELINES IN CHAPTER 5 24 Protocol 1: Patient costs 24 4. COMPLETED DATA ENTRY SHEETS USING PROTOCOLS IN CHAPTER 6 29 Protocol 1: Summary of the costs of individual components of diagnosis and treatment 29 Protocol 2: Calculating the cost of managing a tuberculosis patient from diagnosis to treatment completion, for any defined case management strategy and type of tuberculosis patient 31 Protocol 2: Calculating the cost of managing a tuberculosis patient from diagnosis to treatment completion, for any defined case management strategy and type of tuberculosis patient 34 5. COMPLETED DATA ENTRY SHEETS USING PROTOCOLS IN CHAPTER 7 37 Protocol 1: Cost-effectiveness analyses for smear-positive pulmonary tuberculosis patients 37

 

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