Tuberculosis (TB) clinic

The tuberculosis (TB) clinic is a standalone clinic with its own separate specially built structure, spacious and suitable for attending to TB patients. The TB clinic operates twice a week however screening for TB patients is conducted daily in each of the various clinics. Patients confirmed with tuberculosis are periodically reviewed in the TB clinic. Apart from TB consultations, other activities in the clinic include HIV testing, health education; sputum collection, screening for opportunistic infection and provision of drugs for the treatment of tuberculosis. The TB clinic also does community outreach activities for contact tracing. A physician, one nurse and a community volunteer who assists the team during contact tracing support the clinic.