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The time is now to end Tuberculosis

Similarly, fatal, this bacterium is responsible for the loss of over 4,000 lives each day according to the World Health Organization and close to 30,000...

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Tuberculosis fight gets sh1.5b boost

Apparently, the current status has it that 80,000 Ugandans die of Tuberculosis annually because many people are not aware of the symptoms of the disease....

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TB drug price slashed in global push to thwart...

The initiatives came as the United Nations seeks to galvanise the campaign against TB, which killed 1.5 million people worldwide last year and saw 10 million...

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A Tuberculosis-free Uganda

Tuberculosis treatment outcomes have improved with more TB patients completing treatment and getting cured leading to increased treatment success rates...

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Lack of information impedes efforts to control...

Although community information is low, diagnosis and suspicion index has increased thus the high numbers of TB patients

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New TB test could save hundreds of thousands...

An estimated 240,000 children die from tuberculosis every year. The disease is curable and rarely deadly in infants if diagnosed and treated in time.

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Game changer' tuberculosis drug cures 8 in...

The World Health Organization says currently only 55 percent of people with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis are successfully treated.

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New drug slashes death rates among drug-resistant...

Tuberculosis killed at least 1.7 million people in 2017, according to the World Health Organisation, making the airborne infection the world's deadliest...

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US awards 17 hospitals for AIDS care and...

The US government through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) decorated the health facilities for championing the fight against...

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Govt rolls out stronger TB drug for children...

The new drug is expected to significantly improve treatment outcomes among child TB patients.

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Uganda's top ten female athletes...

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