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Research Article

China Tuberculosis Policy at Crucial Crossroads: Comparing the Practice of Different Hospital and Tuberculosis Control Collaboration Models Using Survey Data

  • Xiaolin Wei,

    Affiliation: School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

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  • Guanyang Zou,

    Affiliation: China HSD Program, Nuffield Centre for International Health and Development, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

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  • John Walley,

    Affiliation: Nuffield Centre for International Health and Development, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

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  • Jia Yin,

    Affiliation: School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

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  • Knut Lonnroth,

    Affiliation: Global TB Programme, the World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Mukund Uplekar,

    Affiliation: Global TB Programme, the World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Weibing Wang,

    Affiliation: School of Public Health, Fudan University, Shanghai, China

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  • Qiang Sun mail

    qiangs@sdu.edu.cn

    Affiliation: Center for Health Management and Policy, Shandong University, Jinan, China

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  • Published: March 12, 2014
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0090596

About the Authors

Xiaolin Wei, Jia Yin
School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
Guanyang Zou
China HSD Program, Nuffield Centre for International Health and Development, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
John Walley
Nuffield Centre for International Health and Development, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
Knut Lonnroth, Mukund Uplekar
Global TB Programme, the World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Weibing Wang
School of Public Health, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
Qiang Sun
Center for Health Management and Policy, Shandong University, Jinan, China

Corresponding Author

Email: qiangs@sdu.edu.cn

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: XW GZ JW QS. Performed the experiments: XW GZ JW JY QS. Analyzed the data: XW GZ JY QS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: XW QS. Wrote the paper: XW GZ JY. Provided critical comments and revised the manuscript: JW QS KL MU WW.