Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Makerere, health ministry get Shs27bn to fight TB

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With an increase in cases of drug resistant Tuberculosis(TB) being recorded in Kampala, Makerere University and the Ministry of Health have got a U$10 million (Shs27 billion) grant to carry out detection, adherence and treatment of rapidresistance TB in the country.

“TB is the most serious killer disease of people living with HIV/Aids and about 6.5 million Ugandans are living with it, of which the majority are from Kampala since it’s highly populated,” Prof. Moses

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