oa Professional Nursing Today - Provinces struggle with drug-resistant TB : professional news

Volume 12, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 1607-6672



Health officials countrywide are battling to cope with the growing numbers of patients with drug-resistant TB and provinces are divided about whether to hospitalise all patients or not.

A recent national workshop that brought together public health officials working on multi-drug resistant (MDR) and extensively drug resistant (XDR) TB in all nine provinces revealed vastly different standards of care and practices.

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