Uganda meets Millennium Development Goal target on TB
Uganda has met the Millennium Development Goal target on Tuberculosis.
This comes after the country registered a great decline in the number of TB patients.
According to the ministry of health, the number of Ugandans with TB has reduced from 88,500 to 64,000.
The ministry’s permanent secretary ,Dr. Asuman Lukwago says the country has halved the number of people dying due to Tuberculosis in the last 12 years from 9,900 in 1990 to 4,700 in 2012.