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What does DOTS stand for?

DOTS stands for Directly Observed Treatment Short-Course


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Project Start : 2011 Project End : 2016 Status : ongoing Location : Ethiopia Scope of work : Assist local health offices in prevention and control of TB to reduce mortality and morbidity due to TB Expand and enhance Directly Observed Treatment Short-course (DOTS) Assist selected zones in reaching case detection of 70% and exceed treatment success rate of 85% Assist local health offices in establishing a courier system to transport samples of suspected Multi-Drug Resistant (MDR) TB cases to culture centers and deliver reports back to patients The project focuses on community-based TB care, especially through the expansion of the DOTS program and the existing Health Extension Program (HEP).