New Treatment Centers Close Gaps Between Diagnosis and Care for Patients with Multi-drug Resistant TB

Resource type: 
Success Stories
Publication date: 
November 2016
Published by: 
USAID/SUSTAIN
Sequence number: 
75
New Treatment Centers Close Gaps Between Diagnosis and Care for Patients with Multi-drug Resistant TB

When the USAID Strengthening Uganda’s Systems for Treating AIDS Nationally (USAID/SUSTAIN) project started supporting the establishment of MDR- TB treatment centers at six hospitals in April 2013, health workers saw a sign of hope for their anxious patients. The treatment centers were strategically positioned to serve the populations in the Western, Central, Eastern and Northern regions.