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The impact of migration on tuberculosis epidemiology and control in high-income countries: a review.
Tuberculosis (TB) causes significant morbidity and mortality in high-income countries with foreign-born individuals bearing a disproportionate burden of the overall TB case burden in these countries. In this review of ...
Treating latent TB in primary care: a survey of enablers and barriers among UK General Practitioners.
BACKGROUND: Treating latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) is an important public health intervention. In the UK, LTBI treatment is delivered in secondary care. Treating LTBI in the community would move care closer to home ...
Should young people be paid for getting tested? A national comparative study to evaluate patient financial incentives for chlamydia screening.
BACKGROUND: Patient financial incentives ("incentives") have been widely used to promote chlamydia screening uptake amongst 15-24 year olds in England, but there is scarce evidence of their effectiveness. The objectives ...
Barriers and Enablers to Implementing TB Control Strategies in EU and EEA Countries: A Systematic Review
Meeting the 2035 WHO targets of reducing tuberculosis incidence by 90% from 2015 levels requires the implementation of country-specific tuberculosis control strategies. This systematic review aims to identify factors that ...
6.5-O3Getting migrants animated about latent tuberculosis infection: developing novel educational tools to raise awareness and improve uptake of testing in a national programme in the UK
To improve knowledge about latent Tuberculosis infection (LTBI) amongst recent migrants living in England and to increase the uptake of screening.
Initiation and completion of treatment for latent tuberculosis infection in migrants globally: A systematic review and meta-regression analysis.
Latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) is one of the most prevalent infections globally and can lead to the development of active tuberculosis disease. In many low-burden countries, LTBI is concentrated within migrant ...
The Barts Health NHS Trust COVID-19 cohort: characteristics, outcomes and risk scoring of patients in East London
Barts Health National Health Service Trust (BHNHST) serves a diverse population of 2.5 million people in London, UK. We undertook a health services assessment of factors used to evaluate the risk of severe acute respiratory ...