Adapting the DOTS framework for tuberculosis control to the management of non-communicable diseases in sub-Saharan Africa

PLoS Med. 2008 Jun 10;5(6):e124. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0050124.


Anthony Harries and colleagues discuss how the DOTS paradigm could be adapted for controlling diseases such as diabetes in resource-poor countries.

MeSH terms

  • Africa South of the Sahara / epidemiology
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Infection Control
  • Male
  • Population Dynamics
  • Program Evaluation
  • Tuberculosis / drug therapy
  • Tuberculosis / prevention & control*
  • World Health Organization