Use of GeneXpert in Northern Uganda

The “gold standard has to be the GeneXpert” asserted respondents in CPAR Uganda’s qualitative investigation into pulmonary tuberculosis (TB). GeneXpert machines facilitate diagnosis of TB. As of 2010 GeneXpert is a World Health Organisation recommended technology for detecting TB. The Uganda National TB and Leprosy Control Programme (NTLP), in its current strategic plan, recommend the … Continue reading Use of GeneXpert in Northern Uganda

Tuberculosis on the rise in Uganda

Dr Stavia Turyahabwe, Programme Manager, Uganda National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme, agreed with research findings of CPAR Uganda’s investigation into pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) in Uganda, which found that TB is on the increase in Uganda. This was revealed in a story: “Tuberculosis on the rise in northern Uganda,” which was published on 20th July … Continue reading Tuberculosis on the rise in Uganda

TWENDE: Tuberculosis: Working to Empower Nations’ Diagnostic Efforts

CPAR Uganda Ltd is participating in a two-year (2016-2017) research and advocacy project on tuberculosis (TB) code-named: “Tuberculosis: Working to Empower Nations’ Diagnostic Efforts (TWENDE),” and is funded by the European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnerships (EDCTP) through the University of St. Andrews. We are in consortium with: School of Biomedical Sciences of the … Continue reading TWENDE: Tuberculosis: Working to Empower Nations’ Diagnostic Efforts