Volume 29, Issue 10 (Monthly-Jan 2019)                   J Urmia Univ Med Sci 2019, 29(10): 746-755 | Back to browse issues page

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moradi Z, salari S, Khalkhali H, Mousavi S J. : Assesment the effectivness of administration tuberculosis surveillance system in West Azerbaijan province between years 2006-2014. J Urmia Univ Med Sci. 2019; 29 (10) :746-755
URL: http://umj.umsu.ac.ir/article-1-4410-en.html
Department of Public Health Tabriz, Islamic Azad University, Tabriz, Iran
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Background & Aims: TB as a major public health problem in the world. Weaknesses in screening, inadequate treatment, drug resistance and TB epidemics coincide with the AIDS, TB control program has encountered a serious problem. To clarify the process improvement and control of tuberculosis a monitoring and evaluation system is essential. So that this study aimed to provide a clear picture of the status of tuberculosis and the efficiency and effectiveness of the disease surveillance system was designed in West Azerbaijan province.
Materials & Methods: this study was cross-sectional, the study population included all TB patients diagnosed and registered in Western Azerbaijan province between 2006 to 2013. Data were analyzed using SPSS 20 software. The outcome and process indices were computed and compared with
Results: Of the 2009 patients with TB in the province of West Azerbaijan, 4/ 51% were women and 33 percent of patients had over 60 years of age. Derived indicators for the years of study includes success rate on average 94/ 79%, incidence of smear-positive cases per 100000 population on average 12/ 3, cure rate on average 51/ 75% and Failure rate On average was above 4%.
Conclusion; the causes of delay in diagnosis, delay in treatment, Indexes inappropriate indicate a problem in the implementation of TB care programs in Western Province is Azerbaijani. Finally, it is recommended that Personnel training, Fix management deficiencies and Budget has taken into consideration.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Epidemiology

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