QRCS Supports Mogadishu TB/MDR Center in Somalia

December, December 23 (QNA) – As part of its continuous efforts to enhance the health sector in Somalia, Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has commenced the operation of the Tuberculosis and Multi-Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis (TB/MDR) Center in Banaadir Region, Mogadishu, in coordination with the Somali Ministry of Health (MOH), the World Health Organization (WHO), World Vision, and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).

The center is the only TB treatment hub in the eastern, central, and southern parts of the country, with just one counterpart in Hargeisa, northern Somalia. Access to TB centers in neighboring countries is largely limited.