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XDR-TB Treatment: Tumpa's Story

Tumpa, a 14 year old high school student, was diagnosed with TB on March 27, 2011. Although she started taking TB medication the day after, she experienced treatment failure after three months of treatment and was diagnosed with Multi Drug Resistance Tuberculosis (MDR-TB). With her new diagnosis, Tumpa started to take her medication for MDR-TB in August of that year. However, after completing 16 months of treatment, her sputum culture and follow up result remained positive. She was then diagnosed with extensively drug-resistant TB (XDR-TB) in November 2012.

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TB CARE II- the past six years

Watch the video in the link below for an overview on TB CARE II through out the past six years.  
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fqw6BpSIBJ0

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Germicidal Ultra Violet Meeting

On October 10-11, 2016, delegates from twenty, primarily low- and middle-income countries gathered at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) conference center in Pretoria, South Africa.

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TB in Mines

   In 2015, USAID TB CARE II project began an initiative to address TB in miners in the Southern African Region.  The overall objective is to improve detection and management of TB and other co-morbidities among the mine workers and their families.  This would also help to control the spread of TB and reduce new incidences of TB.

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RFQ: TB CARE II Consultancy Services for Environmental Impact Assessment and Engineering Oversight to Site Development Work in Sylhet

This Request for Quotation (RFQ) is issued by the TB CARE II Bangladesh project funded by United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented by University Research Co., LLC (URC). Interested competent firms are requested to submit most competitive quote for the works detailed under Part B – Statement of Work. The quotes must be submitted in accordance with the instructions as provided below, including all required certifications.

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