Community Advisory Group Bulletin – PMB

STEAM STUDY- The evaluation of a standardised treatment regimen of anti-tuberculosis drugs for patients with MDR-TB study started recruiting patients from the November 2014 in Doris Goodwin MRD TB Hospital PMB.

Tuberculosis (TB) is a common, infectious, bacterial disease that is spread when an infected person transmits their saliva through the air by coughing or sneezing. Despite the availability and effectiveness of affordable six-month treatments for tuberculosis (TB), the worldwide control of this disease is currently being impacted by the emergence of multidrug resistant TB (MDR-TB).

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