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Capacity to Test for Tuberculosis Uganda’s Greater Northern Region


This is the fifth in a series of briefings through which CPAR Uganda Ltd (CPAR) is sharing findings of its qualitative investigation in to tuberculosis (TB) in Uganda. CPAR conducted its investigation from 2016 to 2017 as part of the “Tuberculosis: Working to Empower The Nations Diagnostic Efforts (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 innovation.


Contained in this fifth briefing are the views of the investigation respondents of greater northern Uganda (Karamoja, Lango, Acholi and West Nile) on: the need to test for TB; availability of GeneXpert machines; suitability of four modules GeneXpert machines; and the functioning of GeneXpert machines in their region. The PDF of this briefing (5 pages, including cover and acknowledgement pages) is available to download herefree of charge.


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Tuberculosis: Working to Empower the Nations’ Diagnostic Efforts (TWENDE)
Disclaimer: This is among the products of the TWENDE project that is part of the EDCTP2 programme supported by the European Union.  Whereas, the EDCTP Association and the European Union provided funding for the TWENDE Project, the views herein expressed are not necessarily those of the EDCTP Association or those of the European Union.