Regional Centre of Excellence (CoE) on Programmatic Management on Drugs Resistant Tuberculosis (PMDT), Kigali, Rwanda

Since 2005, Rwanda has been implementing PMDT in an excellent GLC approved project with treatment success rate of over 87% and has 100% integrated TB/HIV program with strong commitment from MoH.

Financed by USAID E- Africa the CoE on PMDT was established in Kigali, Rwanda in 2010 through TB CTA (TB CAP and now TB CARE I) with KNCV being the lead agency.

Terms of reference for CoE includes: provide trainings including study visits, assist countries to develop their own CoE, provide TA in the region, coordinate a regional core group of experts on PMDT; contribute to develop regional operational standards for PMDT.

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