Key Accomplishments 

  • The establishment of 18 Chest Clinics across Guyana (at least 1 in each Region)
  • Presence of a GeneXpert Machine at the National Public Health ReferenceLaboratory.
  • Renovation of a building to house the TB Step-Down Care Facility for patients with difficult circumstances.
  • Refurbishment of the National Tuberculosis Programme’s building along with the establishment of a Conference facility.
  • Establishment of a new building specifically engineered for the West Demerara Chest Clinic.
  •  Building partnerships across all sectors to be engaged in the fight against Tuberculosis.
  •  Progressive increase in treatment success rate of all forms of TB from 64% in 2010 to 71% in 2015).