Let me start by sharing my experience yesterday in search of a health facility which still had dozes of AstraZeneca in stock. Our journey started at the Uganda Virus Research Institute Clinic in Entebbe, where we were told the dozes were over. They are just waiting for new stock. When it will arrive, they did… Continue reading Tuberculosis shaped Fashion COVID shaping?
High level Government of Uganda officials, such as the Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng, acknowledge that Uganda’s Tuberculosis (TB) burden has continued to cause an enormous health challenge to the people of Uganda and is a big public health challenge to the health system in Uganda. Additionally, TB presents an economic challenge… Continue reading TB Enormous Health Challenge
Treating tuberculosis: Districts hit by Isoniazid stock out... The (Uganda) National TB and Leprosy Program (NTLP), together with AIDS Control Program, rolled out implementation of this intervention (using isoniazid preventative therapy - IPT for people living with HIV) at the beginning of 2015. Despite this, the IPT coverage has remained low in the country. This,… Continue reading Tuberculosis A Social Injustice
As part of a consortium that is implementing the research and policy advocacy project: “Tuberculosis: Working to Empower the Nations’ Diagnostic Efforts (TWENDE)”, since January 2016, CPAR Uganda Ltd is conducting research on tuberculosis (TB). Follow the progress of TWENDE - up-dates are now available on the TWENDE page on the CPAR Uganda Ltd website.… Continue reading Reference Sources on Tuberculosis