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Real time update of the IPT and ART registers at Akokoro HCIII-a lesson adopted from the previous technical assistance session. Photo: Tamara Nyombi, Defeat TB
Success Stories
November 2019
English

As USAID’s TB flagship project, Defeat TB supported the MOH to constitute a national task force (NTF) to lead the 100-day TB preventive therapy (TPT) scale-up plan and reach the targeted recipients of care (ROCs) with TPT.

One of the small private clinics that CSOs have engaged to provide TB services
Technical Briefs
July 2019
English

USAID Defeat TB-supported CSOs have established functional partnerships with 114 private health facilities in the three target districts for TB prevention, care, and treatment services. The partnerships have led to the identification of TB cases that would have otherwise been missed. As a result...

CLFs holding a TB health education session with some inmates before conducting TB screening. Photo credit: Harriet Komujuni
Success Stories
July 2019
English

USAID Defeat TB supports civil society organizations (CSOs) in the urban districts of Kampala, Wakiso, and Mukono to strengthen community systems to improve TB case identification, notification, and treatment outcomes. Kampala district has five divisions, with each division designated a CSO to...

Left to Right: Her Excellency Deborah R. Malac, US Ambassador to Uganda; Dr. Yonas Tegegn Woldemariam, WHO Uganda Country Representative; Honorable Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng, Uganda’s Minister for Health
Technical Briefs
July 2019
English

On July 3, 2019, the Ministry of Health launched the 100-Day Accelerated Isoniazid Preventive Therapy (IPT) Scale-Up Plan in Kampala.

TB Survivors implement TB control activities in the community
Success Stories
April 2019
English

The AIDS Information Centre (AIC) works with health facilities to implement community TB interventions for improved TB case detection and treatment including contact screening, patient and sample referral, adherence support, and treatment response monitoring. AIC, a civil society organization...

The honorable Minister of Health, Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng, together with the Ag. ACHS/ NTLP, Dr. Stavia Turyahabwe and the Chief of Party, USAID Defeat TB project, Dr. Abel Nkolo, held a press conference to highlight preparations for the World TB Day
Promotional Materials
March 2019
English

To commemorate International World TB Day, the USAID Defeat TB project, USAID’s flagship project in Uganda for TB, organized a week-long series of activities leading up to the final commemorative event in Ntungamo on March 24, 2019.

A documentation journal used to track performance at the health facility
Success Stories
February 2019
English

In April 2018, the USAID Defeat TB project supported Wakiso District to implement quality improvement (QI) approaches at the facility with a focus on building capacity of health workers to improve the quality of TB services. At the facility, the management met with QI mentors to evaluate the...

Results from TB screening outreach
Success Stories
February 2019
English

The USAID Defeat TB Project in collaboration with KCCA, contacted the leadership of the taxi parks, the Uganda Taxi Operators and Drivers Association (UTODA) to conduct targeted TB screening outreach at the New Taxi Park. The park is a large, enclosed staging area where passengers can access...

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles
October 2018
English

Measures of epidemiological burdens are an important contribution to estimating disease severity and determining the at-risk populations for seasonal influenza. In the absence of these data, it is extremely difficult for policy-makers to decide on how to distribute limited resources. This...

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