European Journal of Preventive Medicine

Volume 11, Issue 6, November 2023

  • Research Article

    Magnitude and Consequences of TB-Related Stigma Experienced by People with Tuberculosis in Tanzania

    Eliakimu Paul Kapyolo*, Wilbard Deogratius Muhandiki, Ndakibae Gabriel Mabega, Lucas Eliaimringi Matemba, Gerald Phares Mwing’a, Petro Michael Mnyagatwa, Oscar Leonard Kaswaga, Hamimu Omary Kigumi, Emmanuel Heriel Matechi, Onay Godson Lwanzali, Riziki Michael Kisonga, Mangi Job Ezekiel

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 6, November 2023
    Pages: 82-89
    Received: 11 August 2023
    Accepted: 28 August 2023
    Published: 11 December 2023
    Abstract: Background: TB-related stigma is a barrier to ending TB. Because of stigma, patients with TB can be delayed in seeking treatment, receiving a diagnosis, initiating and completing treatment, and consequently increasing the transmission of the disease within a community. Information regarding the magnitude and consequences of TB-related stigma in Tan... Show More