Surveillance of tuberculosis among elderly in nursing homes in Hong Kong - pilot study


Grant Data
Project Title
Surveillance of tuberculosis among elderly in nursing homes in Hong Kong - pilot study
Principal Investigator
Professor Chan, Moira Mo Wah   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Dr Tam Cheuk Ming   (Co-Investigator)
Dr Leung   (Co-Investigator)
Dr Dai David Lok Kwan   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
12
Start Date
2000-07-01
Completion Date
2001-06-30
Amount
0
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Grant Type
Other Funding Scheme
Funding Year
2000/2001
Status
Completed
Objectives
To conduct a pilot project to test the feasibility of a screening program for tuberculosis among elderly in nursing homes in Hong Kong using chest x-ray and tuberculin skin test.