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What does DOT stand for?

DOT stands for Directly Observed Therapy

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Bari Khan informed that the Indus Hospital has also taken a leading role in the country towards the prevention of Tuberculosis by collaborating with the National Tuberculosis Programme, and a directly observed therapy short courses programme for the management of T.
Government officials on the other hand defend themselves by saying that Directly Observed Therapy short-courses (DOTS) are active in the hospitals in the district but the locals should take the initiative of coming forward and getting the treatment.
In poor countries with prevalent tuberculosis infection, a strategy that includes patient counseling, decentralized treatment and a choice of directly observed therapy greatly improves patient outcomes when compared with traditional TB control methods, a recent study found.
Several studies have also reported a significantly higher rate of completion of LTBI treatment among those high school students receiving directly observed therapy (24,25).