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Amrita Daftary

Amrita Daftary

Faculty Fellow, Faculty of Health

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Amrita Daftary is associate professor of global health at the School of Health Policy & Management, York University, and director of the Social Science & Health Innovations for Tuberculosis Centre (SSHIFTB). Amrita is a social-behavioural health researcher with expertise in qualitative methods. She studies health-care behaviours and caregiving practices for tuberculosis (TB) and the social structure of TB programs to guide interventions and related policy responses. She is particularly interested in adherence to treatment, quality of care, and stigma mitigation in drug-resistant TB and TB-HIV co-morbidity. Most of Amrita’s research is situated in South Africa and India.


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Yes! We Can #EndTB! Shifting Attention to the Structural Drivers of Tuberculosis, with Kelsie McGregor and Amrita Daftary

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