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Weekly Bulletin KN-TB 18 - 24 February 2024

The Kunda-Nqob’iTB (KN-TB) is a five-year project supported by the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and primarily contributes the National TB Control Program (NTP)’s finding missed TB patients, particularly among high Tuberculosis (TB) risk groups, linking them to care and treating them successfully in eight project priority districts in Zimbabwe.

Participants listening attentively to health and safety education on TB, HIV and silicosis at a cluster meeting. Photo Credit: B Chigaraza

The lead partner in Zimbabwe is The Union Zimbabwe Trust (UZT), with three other local organizations as implementing partners, namely Hospice and Palliative Care Association of Zimbabwe (HOSPAZ), Jointed Hands Welfare Organisation (JHWO) and Baines Occupational Health Services (BOHS). This week, a revealing conversation with an artisanal small-scale miner (ASM) in Insiza provides platform to dispel myths and misconceptions while Chirumanzu Districts gears up for the EARS screening exercise.