Editorial

Tuberculosis in prisons in sub-Saharan Africa – a potential time bomb

Justin O'Grady, Peter Mwaba, Matthew Bates, Nathan Kapata, Alimuddin Zumla

Authors' affiliations

Justin O'Grady, UCL, London

Peter Mwaba, Ministry of health, and UNZA-UCLMS Project, Lusaka

Matthew Bates,

Nathan Kapata, National TB Program manager, Lusaka

Alimuddin Zumla, University College London Medical School

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Keywords

Tuberculosis, prisons, transmission, drug resistant TB, sub-Saharan Africa, TB control, prisoners.

Cite this article

South African Medical Journal 2011;101(2):107-108.

Article History

Date submitted: 2010-10-31
Date published: 2011-01-27

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