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  1. The role of the privatization process on tuberculosis control in HoChiMinh City Province, Vietnam.

    Article - En anglais

    In Vietnam, tuberculosis is a major health problem, especially in HoChiMinh City Province where living conditions are marginal and HIV infection is increasing.

    As Vietnam has gradually shifted to a market economy, this also has implications for the health care system.

    More and more private practitioners are emerging.

    At present, case-finding and treatment of tuberculosis is under the control of Vietnam's National Tuberculosis Program (NTP).

    The authors argue that the process of privatization might have consequences for the implementation of a public health program such as the NTP.

    This argument has been illustrated by using a case study on the functioning of the NTP in HoChiMinh City Province.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Tuberculose, Mycobactériose, Bactériose, Infection, Homme, Contrôle, Surveillance sanitaire, Vietnam, Asie, Epidémiologie, Incidence, Personnel sanitaire, Médecin, Secteur privé, Rôle professionnel, Organisation santé

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Tuberculosis, Mycobacterial infection, Bacteriosis, Infection, Human, Check, Sanitary surveillance, Vietnam, Asia, Epidemiology, Incidence, Health staff, Physician, Private sector, Occupational role, Public health organization

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 99-0311247

    Code Inist : 002B05B02O. Création : 16/11/1999.