- Post by: admin
- June 29, 2021
SPONSORS, FUNDERS PARTNERS: USAID
The Defeat TB project is funded by USAID, implemented by University Research Company (URC) as the prime, and is aimed at increasing TB case notification, case detection, and treatment outcomes through health system strengthening, towards ending the TB epidemic in Uganda. Wakiso District is one of the high-burden TB areas in Uganda, and one of the three key districts where Defeat TB project is operating.
To increase TB case notification, case detection, and treatment outcomes through health system strengthening, with the aim of ending the TB epidemic in Uganda.
To increase screening and detection of all forms of tuberculosis in infants, children, adolescents, and adults at facility and community levels;
To initiate and complete treatment for all patients diagnosed with all forms of TB;
To ensure strong community systems to support the continuum of TB prevention, screening, diagnosis, care, and treatment; and
To enhance leadership and technical capacity of the TB program at national and subnational levels to effectively guide and manage implementation of TB control activities.