Published: 01 June 2018
33% of TB cases remain undetected in Zambia and the Ministry of Health has set a target of reducing TB prevalence by at least 35% by 2020. In order to achieve this, there is need to secure commitment from the leaders, and double efforts and resources to close the funding gap in TB screening, diagnosis and treatment. Responding to this need, 75 parliamentarians have registered and launched the Zambia chapter of the parliamentary caucus on TB. The caucus will advocate for increased funding towards eradicating TB, among others.  
Published: 13 April 2018
Strengthening laboratory based disease surveillance in Malawi
Published: 13 April 2018
Multi-stakeholder collaboration to strengthen TB control in correctional services in Lesotho
Published: 13 April 2018
Zonal approach to improve Lesotho–South Africa cross-border disease surveillance
Published: 13 March 2018
Globally, about 40% of Tuberculosis cases remain undetected and the disease is still listed as a neglected.
Published: 26 February 2018
Lesotho hosts 3rd Regional Advisory Committee on TB
Published: 25 February 2018
Lusaka, Zambia –Community of Practice (CoP) experts on Research, Monitoring and Evaluation from Zambia, Lesotho, Mozambique and Malawi have identified research priorities and thematic areas to inform policies and practices in the management of Tuberculosis and occupational lung diseases at national and regional level.
Published: 25 February 2018
The Commissioner for Social Affairs of the African Union Commission (AUC), His Excellency Dr Mustapha Sidiki Kalolo has urged Member States to make it a requisite to reach, test and treat all the vulnerable populations in areas where TB control is the weakest, including mining communities.
Published: 25 February 2018
Ababa, Ethiopia – “It is important to strengthen efforts that promote effective diagnosis and uninterrupted treatment of Tuberculosis to realize our aspirations of ending TB for good in Africa”, says African Union (AUC) Commissioner for Social Affairs, H.E. Mrs Amira Elfadil.
Published: 25 February 2018
Increased globalization combined with the emergence and re-emergence of infectious diseases such as Tuberculosis has created an increased risk of disease transmission across international borders. In efforts to address this challenge, East Central and Southern Africa Health Community (ECSA-HC) organized the inaugural regional meeting of the Community of Practise (CoP) on Laboratory and Surveillance to improve cross border collaboration in surveillance of Tuberculosis and other priority diseases and strengthen laboratory systems for effective response.

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