USAID Mission Director Visits Sylhet Region to Observe COVID-19 Response Activities and Continuation of Essential Health Service Delivery

Mission Director Brown launched a new Tuberculosis (TB) initiative “Alliance for Combating Tuberculosis in Bangladesh” in Sylhet Division; part of the U.S. government’s commitment to end TB globally.  This latest activity builds on the more than $1 billion in health assistance provided to Bangladesh over the past 20 years and nearly $38 million in COVID-19 ...
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United States Government Provides Fast COVID-19 Testing Machines and Biosafety Equipment to TB Hospital in Bangladesh

Today, Ambassador Earl R. Miller visited the 250-bed Tuberculosis (TB) Hospital in Shyamoli, Dhaka to observe how U.S. government-provided GeneXpert machines can detect COVID-19 within 45 minutes and handed over equipment to improve diagnosis of multi-drug resistant TB (MDR-TB).
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