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ISSN No. 0047-9136
Vol. 41/1&2
March & June 2005
NTI Bulletin
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Contents

Vol.41/1&2                      March & June 2005 Page No.
EDITORIAL 3-4
MAIN PAPERS

Formulation of Health Research Protocol – A Step by Step Description
Sanjay Singh, P. Suganthi, Jameel Ahmed & VK Chadha

5-10
Perceptions and Practices of Sputum Positive
Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients regarding their
Disease and its Management

Krishnadas Bhattacharyya, Rama Ram, SP Mitra,
SK Bhattacharyya, TK Sarkar,U Dasgupta & DN Goswami
11-17
External Quality Assessment System for Sputum
Smear Microscopy - a Short Review of Operational and
Technical Implementation Aspects in India

T Ajaykumar, Shyni San, Shilpa Shiju, VH
Balasangameshwara & P Kumar
18-32
REPRODUCED PAPER
Cost-effectiveness of community health workers
in Tuberculosis control in Bangladesh

Md Akramul Islam, Surumu Wakai, Nabakastu Ishikawa,
AMR Chowdhary & J Patrik Vaughan
33-38
ONGOING PROJECTS
External Quality Assessment Programme 39-40
Mobile Data Management System under RNTCP
-A Project under Health Internetwork
41-43
WHO NTI Collaborative Project on TB & HIV 44-45
TRAINING
Training and Supervisory Activities - During January - June 2005 46-54
   
World Health Organization Sponsored Activities at the
National Tuberculosis Institute, Bangalore:
April 2004 - March 2005 - A Touchstone Excellence
55-62
FIELD EXPERIENCE  
Involvement of Family Physicians in RNTCP
S Subramanyam
66-68
SCIENTIFIC GALLERY on Tuberculosis
at the National Tuberculosis Institute,
Bangalore – A Beginning
69-70
INFORMATION, EDUCATION & COMMUNICATION  
Involvement of Youth for TB Advocacy
- An Innovative Experiment

Vijay K.Challu, P Kumar & V Seethapathi Rao
71-75
INFORMATION SERVICES  
Abstracts 76-81
Select Bibliography of Indian Medical
Literature on Tuberculosis - 34 & 35
82-86
News and Views 87-90
Guidelines to Contributors 91-92