Uganda registers an average of 240 TB infections on a daily basis.
In Uganda, 86,000 individuals fell ill with TB, with 1500 people suffering from drug-resistant TB. TB disease causes over 20 deaths each day.
The lockdown had created panic among people living with HIV/AIDS and TB who had appointments to collect their life-sustaining drugs.
Activists regret that despite progress in tackling the HIV epidemic, many people start antiretroviral therapy at the time of advanced HIV disease. But...
One-quarter of the global population is estimated to have latent tuberculosis infection, and tuberculosis is the leading infectious cause of death worldwide....
A chronic lung disease that is curable, TB was one of the top 10 killers worldwide last year, particularly in developing countries.
Global Fund commits extended funding to support national tuberculosis diagnostic facilities in Africa.
According to Ministry of Health data, TB is four times more prevalent among men than women and the rate higher among urban slum dwellers.
According to World Health Organisation (WHO) TB is the ninth leading cause of death worldwide and the leading cause from a single infectious agent, ranking...
Tuberculosis has become resistant to antimicrobials in an estimated 600,000 cases worldwide.
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