Daily Archives: July 27, 2016

AIDS 2016: Community health workers raise TB diagnoses in Malawi HIV clinic

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DURBAN, South Africa – The average number of monthly tuberculosis diagnoses among the HIV patients increased twenty-fold, and pediatric TB was diagnosed for the first time at a busy Malawi hospital after a pilot intervention provided community health workers already experienced in HIV screening and care linkage with a one-day training to learn to screen for tuberculosis, […]