M W Uplekar

Summary

Affiliation: World Health Organization
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Attention to gender issues in tuberculosis control
    M W Uplekar
    World Health Organisation, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 5:220-4. 2001
  2. pmc The "vertical-horizontal" debates: time for the pendulum to rest (in peace)?
    Mukund Uplekar
    Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 85:413-4. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Involving private health care providers in delivery of TB care: global strategy
    Mukund Uplekar
    TB Strategy and Operations, Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, CH 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Tuberculosis (Edinb) 83:156-64. 2003
  4. pmc Cost and cost-effectiveness of PPM-DOTS for tuberculosis control: evidence from India
    Katherine Floyd
    HIV AIDS, TB and Malaria, World Health Organization, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 84:437-45. 2006
  5. pmc Public-private mix for DOTS implementation: what makes it work?
    Knut Lonnroth
    Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 82:580-6. 2004
  6. pmc Hard gains through soft contracts: productive engagement of private providers in tuberculosis control
    Knut Lonnroth
    Tuberculosis Strategy and Health Systems, Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 84:876-83. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Social franchising of TB care through private GPs in Myanmar: an assessment of treatment results, access, equity and financial protection
    Knut Lonnroth
    TB Strategy and Health Systems, Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, CH 1211 Geneva, 27, Switzerland
    Health Policy Plan 22:156-66. 2007
  8. pmc Invest in breaking the barriers of public-private collaboration for improved tuberculosis care
    Knut Lonnroth
    Bull World Health Organ 83:558-9. 2005
  9. pmc Improving tuberculosis control through public-private collaboration in India: literature review
    Puneet K Dewan
    International Research and Programs Branch, Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, 1600 Clifton Road, MS E 10, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    BMJ 332:574-8. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint MDR and XDR - the price of delaying engagement with all care providers for control of TB and TB/HIV
    Mukund Uplekar
    Trop Med Int Health 12:473-4. 2007

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Attention to gender issues in tuberculosis control
    M W Uplekar
    World Health Organisation, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 5:220-4. 2001
    ..This paper considers the role of gender at various steps in effective TB care. A research strategy to study and account for gender differences in TB control is proposed...
  2. pmc The "vertical-horizontal" debates: time for the pendulum to rest (in peace)?
    Mukund Uplekar
    Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 85:413-4. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Involving private health care providers in delivery of TB care: global strategy
    Mukund Uplekar
    TB Strategy and Operations, Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, CH 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Tuberculosis (Edinb) 83:156-64. 2003
    ..Continued apathy in this area could not only potentially delay achieving global targets for TB control but also undo, in the long run, the hard-earned achievements of National TB Programmes...
  4. pmc Cost and cost-effectiveness of PPM-DOTS for tuberculosis control: evidence from India
    Katherine Floyd
    HIV AIDS, TB and Malaria, World Health Organization, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 84:437-45. 2006
    ..To assess the cost and cost-effectiveness of the Public-Private Mix DOTS (PPM-DOTS) strategy for tuberculosis (TB) control in India...
  5. pmc Public-private mix for DOTS implementation: what makes it work?
    Knut Lonnroth
    Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 82:580-6. 2004
    ..To compare processes and outcomes of four public-private mix (PPM) projects on DOTS implementation for tuberculosis (TB) control in New Delhi, India; Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam; Nairobi, Kenya; and Pune, India...
  6. pmc Hard gains through soft contracts: productive engagement of private providers in tuberculosis control
    Knut Lonnroth
    Tuberculosis Strategy and Health Systems, Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 84:876-83. 2006
    ..We opine that further analysis is required to assess if such "soft" contracts are sufficient to scale up private for-profit provider involvement in TB control and other priority health interventions...
  7. ncbi request reprint Social franchising of TB care through private GPs in Myanmar: an assessment of treatment results, access, equity and financial protection
    Knut Lonnroth
    TB Strategy and Health Systems, Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, CH 1211 Geneva, 27, Switzerland
    Health Policy Plan 22:156-66. 2007
    ..Extended outreach to others parts of the private sector may reduce diagnostic delay and patient costs further...
  8. pmc Invest in breaking the barriers of public-private collaboration for improved tuberculosis care
    Knut Lonnroth
    Bull World Health Organ 83:558-9. 2005
  9. pmc Improving tuberculosis control through public-private collaboration in India: literature review
    Puneet K Dewan
    International Research and Programs Branch, Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, 1600 Clifton Road, MS E 10, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    BMJ 332:574-8. 2006
    ..To review the characteristics of public-private mix projects in India and their effect on case notification and treatment outcomes for tuberculosis...
  10. ncbi request reprint MDR and XDR - the price of delaying engagement with all care providers for control of TB and TB/HIV
    Mukund Uplekar
    Trop Med Int Health 12:473-4. 2007
  11. ncbi request reprint International standards for tuberculosis care
    Philip C Hopewell
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 6:710-25. 2006
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  12. pmc Turning liabilities into resources: informal village doctors and tuberculosis control in Bangladesh
    M A Hamid Salim
    Damien Foundation Bangladesh, Road 18, House 24, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Bull World Health Organ 84:479-84. 2006
    ..The large informal health workforce that exists in resource poor countries can be used to achieve public health goals. Involvement of village doctors in TB control has now become national policy in Bangladesh...
  13. pmc Treatment of tuberculosis
    Dermot Maher
    BMJ 327:822-3. 2003