National League against Tuberculosis


Hospitalito staff and local healthcare providers attended a meeting in the education room this morning that was led by the Liga Nacional Contra la Tuberculosis.  Participants learned that the WHO rates Guatemala as having a high rate of TB with 85 of 100,000 inhabitants. There are 160 patients with drug resistant TB in the Guatemala. Everyone learned how to diagnose TB in adults and children and how to take test samples.

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