26,000 people to be screened in Majuro for TB, leprosy

Majuro Mayor Ladie Jack, left, and Health Minister Kalani Kaneko were among the first to participate in the mass TB and leprosy screening program launched in Majuro last week. Picture: Kelly Lorennij

MAJURO, 18 JUNE 2018 (MARIANAS VARIETY) — After 14 months of planning, the Ministry of Health in the Marshall Islands launched last week a programme to screen 26,000 people in Majuro for tuberculosis and leprosy or Hansen’s Disease. Initial results showed a high turnout for the screening and treatment program. The mass screening follows a […]

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