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Testing times for TB in prisons

Technician in a TB laboratory, Kenya / Sven Torfinn - Panos Pictures

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Prisons provide the perfect environment for tuberculosis to spread. In Malawi between six and ten per cent of those infected countrywide are behind bars.

Frank Kapesa reports on a TB screening and treatment project at the Central Prison in Zomba. By showing prison warders how to diagnose the disease, the project is showing positive results.

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