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This image depicts staff nurse, Fathima, as she was in the process of enrolling, and counseling a pediatric tuberculosis (TB) patient on drug adherence at the Chest Clinic Hospital, located in Pondicherry, India, 2014.
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Pediatric TB cases are thought to be underreported, and underestimated throughout India. Indian Field Epidemiology Training Program (IFETP) residents are currently involved in evaluating the TB control program, while ascertaining the burden of pediatric TB, and determining levels of drug compliance.

For more information regarding tuberculosis, or the Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP), click on the links below.

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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Tony Fredrick, India
Creation Date:2014
Photo Credit:Tony Fredrick, India
Links:CDC – Global Health; Global Health Protection & Security; Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP)
CDC - Division of Tuberculosis Elimination; Tuberculosis (TB)
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