“Dear Norah Owaraga, I got interested in reading your stories about GeneXpert utilization and tuberculosis (TB) in Northern Uganda. They are well written, thank you! With the knowledge, skills and exposure you have, I believe you can support to give more publicity to TB disease. I wish you can reach out to the Behaviour Change… Continue reading The power of affirmation
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?
I am inclined to agree with Dr. Stavia Turyamuhabwa, Programme Manager of Uganda's Tuberculosis (TB) and Leprosy Control Programme that “there is no one being treated for TB when they do not have it.” Dr. Turyamuhabwa was responding to findings of a Global Fund audit which uncovered missing TB medicines and which raised suspicion that… Continue reading “The bullet doesn’t kill. What kills is the silence of people”
“We must always advise our people to go for TB testing the way we talk about HIV,” recommended a Greater Northern Uganda respondent of CPAR Uganda Ltd’s qualitative investigation into tuberculosis (TB) in Uganda. Click here to download and read the 5-page PDF of CPAR Uganda’s fifth TB research findings briefing which covers: The need… Continue reading Capacity to Test for TB in North Uganda