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Directly Observed Therapy Strategy

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Definition

Directly Observed Therapy Strategy (DOTS) is a strategy that allows to record, treat and follow people affected by disease (e.g., tuberculosis). So far, it appears to be the most efficient treatment for the control of the disease (recommended by WHO).

Keywords

Public Health Social Policy Efficient Treatment Therapy Strategy Directly Observe Therapy Strategy 
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