August 2013

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Story Celebrating Five Years of Community Management of MDR-TB

The USAID Tuberculosis (TB) Program South Africa and the Umzinyathi Health District Office of KwaZulu-Natal Province hosted a TB and multi-drug resistance (MDR) - TB award ceremony on Thursday, August 8th. The ceremony recognized 64 MDR-TB patients who have successfully completed treatment, acknowledge TB teams for good performance since 2006 and to celebrate five years of Community Management of MDR-TB. Background: In 2006, there was an outbreak of MDR and extensively drug-resistance (XDR) TB in Tugela Ferry, Umzinyathi district.

29 May 2014 22:50
Story URC Participates in 6th South African AIDS Conference

The Tuberculosis (TB) Program South Africa   participated in the 6th South African AIDS Conference held in Durban, South Africa. The conference is a gathering for experts, professionals, those with extensive knowledge in the HIV/AIDS field, including policy makers, researchers, activists, people living with HIV/AIDS, and others committed to ending the pandemic.

07 Oct 2013 20:06