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Research Findings – Social Support and Tuberculosis in Northern Uganda

CPAR Uganda Ltd (CPAR) is pleased to inform you that its fourth pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) research findings briefing, “Social Support and Tuberculosis in Uganda’s Greater Northern Region”, is now available. This  fourth briefing specifically describes CPAR’s northern Uganda findings on: patient isolation; emotional support to patients; and the impact of food insecurity. The PDF (5 pages, including cover and acknowledgements pages) is available to download through this link.

CPAR’s first three research findings briefings in its tuberculosis series remain available to download as follows. CPAR conducted its qualitative investigation into TB in Uganda as part of the TWENDE research and advocacy project that was funded by the EDCTP, under its second programme, EDCTP2, that was funded by Horizon 2020 European Union Funding for Research and innovations.

  1. Tuberculosis the Silent Epidemic in Uganda’s Greater Northern Region, which describes CPAR’s research findings in Northern Uganda on people infected with PTB and the PTB epidemic. The PDF is available to download through this link.
  2. The Tuberculosis Suspicion Index Uganda’s Greater Northern Region, which describes CPAR’s research findings in Northern Uganda on TB germs; understanding pulmonary PTB; and knowing PTB. The PDF is available to download through this link.
  3. Tuberculosis Treatment Drugs Uganda’s Greater Northern Region, which describes CPAR’s research findings in Northern Uganda on the drugs; accessibility of the drugs; and treatment completion rates. The PDF is available to download through this link.

It is CPAR’s hope its briefings are useful and relevant in the work and activism of various and divers actors. Please help CPAR to share and popularize its briefings within your wider networks.

 

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