People screened for TB
Suspect cases found and 1,700 tested
TB cases which were referred for treatment

Challenge TB

Challenge TB has been under implementation since 2017 in 10 districts of Zambézia and Nampula provinces with the aim to reduce the impact of TB. This was achieved through promotion of preventive methods, treatment and quality care. TB cases were detected through door-to-door awareness and verbal screening and cough days, in support of the national TB program.


Key Results 2019: When the project ended in the first quarter of 2019, nearly 15,000 people were screened for TB, with 2,500 suspect cases found and 1,700 tested. This resulted in the identification of 500 TB cases which were referred for treatment, achieving a 100% cure.

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