Tackling tuberculosis in Nigeria: Funding gaps and fragmentation

October 26, 2016
Africa

For Nigeria, the barriers to tackling multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR TB) include external factors such as the Boko Haram insurgency (which is also hampering the battle against polio). However, persistent weaknesses in the country’s health system that are lowering its diagnosis and treatment capacity are also contributing to Nigeria’s struggle to control tuberculosis (TB) and MDR TB.

 

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