According to Uganda’s Demographic and Health Survey (UDHS 2016), 1 in 16 Ugandan children do not live to reach their fifth birthday. Thanks to the USAID-funded Maternal and Child Survival Program, health facilities across the cadres are improving services to reduce referral and treatment costs for families by ensuring timely and correct classification and management of children under-five.
The state of available data on TB prevalence, programs, and their results differs from place to place. To ensure that data are reliable, all health information systems and studies need means of assessing and ensuring data quality.
The MEASURE evaluation finds that breaking the deadly alliance between TB and HIV is the key to improved survival for TB patients
Pakistan ranks fifth in terms of Tuberculosis (TB) burden, at an alarming figure of 620,000 TB patients out of a total population of 177 million people.
AIDSTAR-One is funded by USAID’s Office of HIV/AIDS. The project provides technical assistance to USAID and U.S. Government country teams to build effective, well-managed, and sustainable HIV and AIDS programs. HIV and tuberculosis (TB) affect millions of people worldwide every year. Eighty percent of the world’s cases of HIV are concentrated in the 22 countries—including … Continue reading “Turning the Corner on HIV and Tuberculosis Co-infection in Brazil”