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I Conqured XDR TB – The Story of Elizabeth Wangeci

Elizabeth Wangeci, at 35 years, was a TB patient with a truly remarkable story. A teacher by profession, Wangeci has the unique distinction of being the second ever known extensively drug resistant TB (XDR TB) patient in Kenya to have been cured. Her story began on...

Fighting TB in the Digital Age

  Technology has a great bearing in the way diseases are handled in the digital age. At the National Tuberculosis Leprosy and Lung Disease Program (NTLD-Program), effort has been lent in engaging a great deal of this technology towards the management of TB. The...

Immigrant health- TB Control in Kenya

  The case of immigrant health and TB control is best-illustrated using Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya. It is the largest refugee camp located in the horn of Africa, a region that presents the largest population movement in the world. The continued vulnerability to...

Kenya Embraces Modern Tuberculosis Diagnostics

  On March 24th 1882, German physician and biologist, Dr Robert Koch announced to the world that he had discovered the agent that causes tuberculosis. He had managed to identify the bacteria through growing them in different growth media as well as examining specimens...
Biannual Performance Review Meeting May 2016

Biannual Performance Review Meeting May 2016

  The first biannual Performance Review Meeting for the year 2016 was a two-leg event, with two meetings held in Eldoret and Nyeri respectively. In both meetings, County health managers and other key partners working with the National Tuberculosis, Leprosy and Lung...

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