About David Adebanjo Omotayo
Role(s) / Profession(s)
Bo-Mphato Litšebeletsong tsa Bophelo - Partners in Health
Website: http://www.pih.org/where/Lesotho/Lesotho.html Type: Non-Governmental Organization Country: Lesotho About: Bo-Mphato Litšebeletsong tsa Bophelo is Partners In Health's project in Lesotho. It is the second in Africa for the organization and the first one in a country suffering from extremely high prevalence of HIV. Approximately one quarter of Lesotho's adult population is HIV-positive and life expectancy in the tiny mountain kingdom has plummeted to less than 35 years. In addition, the Basotho people are being ravaged by a second epidemic. Lesotho's TB rate is the fourth highest in the world, and TB spreads rapidly and is particularly deadly where many people's immune systems have been weakened by HIV. The PIH project in Lesotho was launched in 2006 following an invitation from the government of Lesotho and consultation with our partners in Rwanda, the Clinton HIV/AIDS Initiative (CHAI), about where to replicate that successful model elsewhere in Africa.
Thank you for your contribution. I think a patient who received Streptomycin, Rifampicin and one of the Quinolones for Brucellosis and later developed TB and has never had TB before should be considered as a new case of TB. The anti TB received for brucellosis is not a standard regimen ...
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