TB financing in East Europe promotes unnecessary hospital admissions: the case of Armenia

  • Laura Gillini Health system strengthening Armenia HSSTAR Abt/USAID grantee Armenia
  • Karapet Davtyan National Tuberculosis Control office, Armenia
  • Hayk Davtyan Monitoring and Evaluation department of national TB Control office, Armenia
  • Armen Hayrapetyan NTP, Armenia
  • Sergey Khachatryan Ministry of Health, Armenia
  • Rosella Centis World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases, Fondazione S. Maugeri, Care and Research Institute, Tradate, Italy
  • Lia D’Ambrosio World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases, Fondazione S. Maugeri, Care and Research Institute, Tradate, Italy
  • Masoud Dara World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Giovanni Battista Migliori World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases, Fondazione S. Maugeri, Care and Research Institute, Tradate, Italy
  • Giovanni Sotgiu Epidemiology and Medical Statistics Unit, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sassari, Sassari, Italy
Keywords: tuberculosis, MDR-TB, XDR-TB, Armenia, financing

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Published
2013-03-14
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Gillini L, Davtyan K, Davtyan H, Hayrapetyan A, Khachatryan S, Centis R, D’Ambrosio L, Dara M, Migliori GB, Sotgiu G (2013) TB financing in East Europe promotes unnecessary hospital admissions: the case of Armenia. J Infect Dev Ctries 7:289-292. doi: 10.3855/jidc.3396
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