National Tuberculosis, Leprosy and Lung Disease Program (NTLD-Program)

        National Tuberculosis, Leprosy and Lung Disease Program

  • Kenya Tuberculosis Prevalence Survey
    Kenya Tuberculosis Prevalence Survey
    Assessing Kenya's TB Burden
  • Launch of the TB Prevalence Survey 2015-2016
    Launch of the TB Prevalence Survey 2015-2016
    Launch of the TB Prevalence Survey 2015-2016_Nairobi 9 July 2015
  • Media Engagement Briefing
    Media Engagement Briefing
  • NSP Launch
    NSP Launch
    The launch of the NSP 2015 - 2018 at Laico Regency
  • World TB Day 2015
    World TB Day 2015
    Mama Sarah Obama, Dr. Jackson Kioko and Dr. Enos Masini present the World TB day Essay Award

Kenya TB Prevalence Survey 2015-2016

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The last Kenya TB prevalence survey was carried out in 1958-1959 when over 80% of the current population of Kenya were not born. The 2015-2016 nationwide TB survey aims to obtain an accurate estimate of Kenya’s TB burden, determine the existing challenges in accessing TB testing and treatment, and characterize persons identified with TB that may have not been detected by the National TB control program.

Visit the TB Prevalence Survey Webpage for more information.



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Phase out of Streptomycin based category 2 Tuberculosis treatment regimenThe Ministry of Health has been treating drug susceptible TB patients using Z treatment categories, Category 1 (ZRHZE/ 4RH) for treatment naive patients and Category Z (ZSRHZE, 1RHZE,5RHE) for retreatment patients. With effect from 1st January, 2016, the Ministry is phasing out category Z TB regimen. Read More


Upcoming Events

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1. Pilot of the TB Prevalence Survey 2015-2016, Kajiado & Nairobi Counties, July 29 - August 17, 2015

2. Sub-County TB & Leprosy Coordinators (sCTLCs) Orientation, Nakuru, August 10 - 14, 2015

3. Data Quality Audit (DQA), August 17th - 31st, 2015

4. Technical Assistance (TA) to all Counties