MDR/XDR TB

Swaziland Unites to End TB

Janet Ongole

Director of KM & M&E, Swaziland, USAID ASSIST Project/URC

For World TB Day, Swaziland united to end TB by mobilizing mobile clinics to screen for TB and HIV

This year, Swaziland chose to commemorate World TB Day on the 19th of March 2016 in the Lubombo region under the Lugongololweni Inkhundla at SOS Children’s Village Kalanga. The theme this year was,  “United to End TB”. The event kicked off with a march from Kutsala and Budvodza Abukhulelwa. The march from Kutsala was led by the Royal Swaziland Police Band (RSP) and the one from Budvodza Abukhulelwa was led by Umbutfo Defence Force and His Majesty Correction Force. Banners with different messages were displayed during the march.

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