Attitudes to tuberculosis in East London
Noorulain Khalid, Chandni Rajesh Patel, Aryan Maleki
Faculty of Medicine, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
We read with great interest the article by Nyasulu et al1 exploring the knowledge, beliefs, and perceptions of tuberculosis (TB) among community members in Ntcheu district, Malawi. As medical students based in East London, we frequently encounter TB and recognize its burden of disease on patients. London accounts for 39% of TB cases across the whole of England,2 with East London particularly affected.3 We therefore feel the issues captured in this article are very relevant to the patient population we hope to be treating one day.
View the original paper by Nyasulu and colleagues.
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