Date Issued: April 14, 2017 –

In the week of World TB-day BBC World News reported on an innovative TB case detection project in Ghana.“Tuberculosis is an infectious disease that has a high death toll in Ghana, about 40 Ghanaians per day. However, TB is curable at GHC 100 provided the disease is detected early.This multi-functional digital X-ray machine takes chest images of presumptive Tuberculosis cases here. The chest X-ray is instantly sent to this special computer which interprets the image and quantifies lung abnormalities.

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