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Knowledge - Tuberculosis treatment: managing non-adherence
In New York in the early 1990s, there was a dramatic rise in the incidence of TB and in particular of multidrug-resistant TB (Frieden et al, 1993). The city's authorities responded with a series of strategies including directly observed therapy (DOT) and incentives such as cash and food coupons to encourage compliance.