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Call Senior Fellowship (SF)
Programme EDCTP1
Start Date 2005-01-01
End Date 2007-06-30
Project Code  TA.2004.40200.005
Status Completed


The burden of tuberculosis in eastern Sudan: epidemiology and drug resistance patterns of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates


To study and map the burden of tuberculosis in Eastern Sudan To undestand the epidemiology of pulmonary TB To determine the drug resistance pattern of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates.

Host Organisation

Institution Country
University of Khartoum Sudan


Name Institution Country
Nageed Saeed Federal Ministry of Health Sudan
Patrick van der Stuyft ITM Belgium

Study Design

Epidemiological survey



Results & Outcomes

The project has produced epidemiological understanding of TB in Sudan which provides a foundation for future trials in TB

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