ADRESSING MDR TB IN THE CONTEXT OF HIV: Lessons from Lesotho. Dr Hind Satti PIH Lesotho Director MDR-TB program. TB Situation in Lesotho. 12,275 TB new cases notified in 2007 Estimated prevalence of 544 per 100,000 population
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Dr Hind Satti
Director MDR-TB program
Diagnosis: Built laboratory capacity for mycobacterial culture and drug susceptibility testing
Facility to care for the very sick: refurbishment of an existing hospital to create an MDR-TB/HIV center of excellence
Infection control in a high HIV setting: masks for all staff and state-of-the art ventilation in facilities
Poverty: assistance with food, housing, fuel and transportation