TB Prevalence rises by 1.4% in Zanzibar

HEALTH: The prevalence of tuberculosis in Zanzibar has gone up by 1.4% from 1,074 people in 2020 to 1,090 people last year. A recent released report on the TB in the islands gives indications of a situation worries in controlling the spread of the infection of the deadly disease. However, the Deputy Minister of Health, […]

We Need to Look Harder for TUBERCULOSIS (TB)

HEALTH: Before COVID-19 came along, tuberculosis (TB) was a primary focus of health authorities in sub-Saharan Africa. In 2019,approximately 1.4 million people were diagnosed with TB in the region, but epidemiologists estimated that 1 million more had TB but were neither diagnosed nor treated. The scope and intensity of the global TB epidemic is fueled […]