World TB Day: Special Edition of HealthNet News
World TB Day: Special Edition of HealthNet News ----------------------------------------------- Dear Colleagues, In observance of World Tuberculosis Day, SATELLIFE would like to share with you our Special Edition of HealthNet News on tubercu- losis and HIV treatment and care. No. 7 HealthNet News -- Special Edition 24/Mar/05 Tuberculosis and HIV Treatment and Care TABLE OF CONTENTS TUBERCULOSIS/HIV CO-INFECTION 1. Facts and figures on TB/HIV co-infection 2. Knowledge, attitudes and practices of private medical practitioners on tuberculosis among HIV/AIDS patients in Eldoret, Kenya ADHERENCE TO TUBERCULOSIS TREATMENT 3. Directly Observed Therapy for treating tuberculosis 4. Adherence to tuberculosis treatment: Lessons from the urban setting of Delhi, India 5. South Africa: A novel approach to improving adherence to TB treatment INTEGRATING TUBERCULOSIS AND HIV CARE 6. Integrating tuberculosis and HIV care in the primary care setting in South Africa 7. Utility of tuberculosis Directly Observed Therapy programs as sites for access to and provision of antiretroviral therapy in resource-limited countries This Special Edition is accessible via e-mail and is FREE to those living in resource-constrained countries. If you would like to receive this Special Edition, please email your requests to To learn more about SATELLIFE's regular dissemination of Health- Net News, visit or to request more information.