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The overall default rate in the current study (22.88) was higher than the average.2 observed among the 22 HBCs 25 and 10 among the rural households in northwest Ethiopia 26 and the default rate of TB patients increased across the years during the study.

I heard my wifes alive, but one child is taken and one is with her, Bol said at the main hospital in Gambella region two days after the attacks in the Lare and Jikawo districts. WHO has intensified its efforts to support all stakeholders involved to rapidly address the alarming health conditions at Kule refugee camp.

Study design and data collection procedure A retrospective analysis of the trends and treatment outcomes of all TB patients registered from at dots Clinic in Gambella regional hospital and regional data obtained from Gambella regional health bureau were performed. A WHO assessment team led by the WHO Representative and comprising of technical experts in emergency and outbreak response, malaria, water and sanitation, immunization, and communication, evaluated the situation at the camp in April 2014 to enhance WHO technical support. Endeshaw T, Gebre T, Ngondi J, Graves PM, Shargie EB,.

Tensions between the Anuak and Nuer exploded in February, with dozens killed and clashes even involving members of the Regional Special Police fighting among themselves, along the same ethnic lines. Methods Study area and population Gambella regional State is located in south western Ethiopia, 777 km away from Addis Ababa.

Ethiopia said it is prepared to pursue the raiders into South Sudan and rescue the kidnapped children. (2006) A refined symptom-based approach to diagnose pulmonary tuberculosis in children. Beyang was shot in the leg as she and her mother ran from the assailants.

Bol injured his hand but managed to get out. Default rate, death rate and failure rate for spptb cases were.9,.4.4 respectively, while default rate, death rate and failure rate for the re-treated cases were.6,.2,.0 respectively ( Table 2 ).

On the other hand, the trend of spptb was found to be increased in the age group between 15-34 years. (2002) The dots strategy in China: results and lessons after 10 years. In 1 (50.00) 0 (0.00) 0 (0.00) 1 (50.00) 0 (0.00) 0 (0.00) 2 Other 0 (0.00) 39 (63.93) 5 (8.20) 17 (27.87) 0 (0.00) 0 (0.00) 61 Yrsyears, snptbsmear negative pulmonary tuberculosis, spptb smear positive pulmonary tuberculosis, eptbextrapulmonary tuberculosis, Nnumber Table 4: Treatment outcome.

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WHO Global Surveillance and Monitoring Project. Bao QS, Du YH, Lu CY (2007) Treatment outcome of new pulmonary tuberculosis in Guangzhou, China : a register-based cohort study. A five year retrospective study.

Figure 2: Trends of TB across the years in Gambella regional hospital.

Marais BJ, Gie RP, Hesseling AC, Schaaf HS, Lombard C,. The assailants who crossed the border last week were probably Murle, a mainly cattle-herding ethnic group of perhaps 200,000 people that primarily live 150-200km from Gambella in the Pibor area of South Sudans troubled Jonglei region. The UN estimates that.1 million people need assistance this year out of a population of 12 million.

Ethiopias National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Program (ntlcp) began to implement, Directly Observed Treatment Short Course (dots) the internationally recommended strategy for TB control in 1992 in two zones of Oromia region. In terms of patients categories 2,137 (92.87) were new, 64 (2.78) were relapse cases, 37 (1.61) were return after defaulting, 2 (0.09) were transferred in and 61 (2.65) were in other patient category ( Table 3 ).

Continuous follow up of patients by family and health workers, supportive supervision, home visits especially by health extension workers, strengthening health extension program in the region, community mobilization for early detection and treatment of cases and defaulter tracing are important strategies to reduce TB burden.

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Grzybowski S, Enarson D (1978) Results in pulmonary tuberculosis patients under various treatment program conditions. Africa accounts for almost a third of the global total, and has the highest incidence and prevalence rates in which 13 of the 15 countries with the highest incidence rates in the world, and 9 of the 22 High Burden Countries (HBCs).