Pilot project

  • Title Mystery clients to assess and improve quality of TB care in India
  • Granting Agency Grand Challenges Canada
  • Period 1 Oct. 2013 – 31 March 2015
  • Amount $113,000 CAD

Main project

  • Title Quality of tuberculosis care in urban India
  • Granting Agency Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Period 4 Nov. 2013 – 31 December 2018
  • Amount $2,351,021 USD

This project is using standardized patients (or mystery patients) to evaluate the quality of tuberculosis care in urban India.

Publications

Miller, Rosalind; Das, Jishnu; Pai, Madhukar

Quality of tuberculosis care by Indian pharmacies: mystery clients offer new insights (Journal Article)

Journal of Clinical Tuberculosis and Other Mycobacterial Diseases, 10 , pp. 6-8, 2018.

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Cazabon, Danielle; Alsdurf, Hannah; Satyanarayana, Srinath; Nathavitharana, Ruvandhi; Subbaraman, Ramnath; Daftary, Amrita; Pai, Madhukar

Quality of tuberculosis care in high burden countries: the urgent need to address gaps in the care cascade (Journal Article)

International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 56 , pp. 111–116, 2017.

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Satyanarayana, Srinath; Kwan, Ada; Daniels, Benjamin; Subbaraman, Ramnath; McDowell, Andrew; Bergkvist, Sofi; Das, Ranendra K; Das, Veena; Das, Jishnu; Pai, Madhukar

Use of standardised patients to assess antibiotic dispensing for tuberculosis by pharmacies in urban India: a cross-sectional study (Journal Article)

The Lancet Infectious Diseases, 16 (11), pp. 1261–1268, 2016.

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McDowell, Andrew; Pai, Madhukar

Alternative medicine: an ethnographic study of how practitioners of Indian medical systems manage TB in Mumbai (Journal Article)

Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 110 (3), pp. 192–198, 2016.

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McDowell, A; Pai, M

Treatment as diagnosis and diagnosis as treatment: empirical management of presumptive tuberculosis in India (Journal Article)

The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 20 (4), pp. 536–543, 2016.

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Das, Jishnu; Kwan, Ada; Daniels, Benjamin; Satyanarayana, Srinath; Subbaraman, Ramnath; Bergkvist, Sofi; Das, Ranendra K; Das, Veena; Pai, Madhukar

Use of standardised patients to assess quality of tuberculosis care: a pilot, cross-sectional study (Journal Article)

The Lancet Infectious Diseases, 15 (11), pp. 1305–1313, 2015.

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News

Media coverage of our pharmacy SP review (Read the review)