SFH Collaborates with Kano State Government During the 2023 National Tuberculosis Testing Week For Children

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SFH Collaborates with Kano State Government During the 2023 National Tuberculosis Testing Week For Children

Tuberculosis (TB) is an air-borne disease which mostly affects the lungs though can occur in any other parts of the body. Studies has shown that TB is more common in men than women. Nigeria ranks as first in Africa and sixth in the world for TB, thereby accounting for 4.6% of the global TB burden. Despite the efforts made in curding the transmission of TB in Nigeria, the burden of the missing cases fueled by Stigma and discrimination continues to affect the progress the country has made in the ending TB.

Read how SFH through the TBLON 1 & 2 project is controlling the spread of Tuberculosis in Kano state.

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