The Challenge In 2012, the world cancer research fund international estimated that lung cancer accounted for 13% of 14.1 million cancer cases globally. Although lung cancer risk factors are present in the Kingdom of Eswatini and cancers are the sixth main cause of death nationally, the prevalence of lung cancer is still unknown. From anecdotal...
This five-year project has a central goal of increasing TB case detection and treatment success to 90% of all cases to end the TB epidemic in Uganda. It provides technical assistance to the Uganda Ministry of Health and the National TB and Leprosy Program (NTLP) and strengthens the health systems for TB service delivery...
Accelerating Epidemic Control in Soroti region in the republic of Uganda under PEPFAR.
USAID RHITES-EC is supporting Uganda’s Ministry of Health (MOH) to improve regional health outcomes by increasing the utilization of high-quality health care services within 12 districts in East Central Uganda...
Overview and Objectives The National Tuberculosis Prevalence Survey, funded by the Global Fund Coordinating Unit of the Ministry of Finance in Lesotho, enabled the national tuberculosis (TB) program to gain a better understanding of the TB burden to identify ways of improving TB control throughout the country. The survey achieved its goal of enabling the national...
TBSAP provided technical assistance to the Government of South Africa to reduce the burden of tuberculosis (TB) and multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) in the country. It built upon interventions and achievements from the USAID TB CARE II project and prior TB Program South Africa project...
Strengthening Local Capacity to Deliver Sustainable Quality-Assured Universal Coverage of Clinical Services in Lubombo Region, and Provide Central Level Technical Assistance to the Eswatini National AIDS Program (ENAP) in the Kingdom of Eswatini
URC supported Eswatini’s Ministry of Health efforts, and the Lubombo Region specifically, to control the HIV epidemic. The project aimed to reduce the incidence of HIV and TB by 50% in adults, 90% among children, and avert 20% of deaths among children, adults, and pregnant women living with HIV...
The Challenge Increase early detection and appropriate management of patients with TB and diabetes comorbidities in high-volume facilities in four provinces of South Africa. Overview and Objectives This project aims to increase early detection and appropriate management of patients with TB and diabetes comorbidities in select provinces in South Africa. The Project will target both...
Immigrants, especially migrant workers, experience some of the highest rates of TB in the US. This project undertook this targeted health education initiative to reduce TB disease among recently arrived Cuban immigrants in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. We sought volunteers from this community with previous health training (clinicians, nurses, and allied health professionals) to become Community TB...