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Table 2 Implementing sites

From: Impact of systematic early tuberculosis detection using Xpert MTB/RIF Ultra in children with severe pneumonia in high tuberculosis burden countries (TB-Speed pneumonia): a stepped wedge cluster randomized trial

Region Country TB incidence rate /100,000 population Number of sites Hospitals, City
Western Africa Côte d’Ivoire High (< 300) 148 3 Yopougon UTH, Abidjan
Treichville UTH, Abidjan
Cocody UTH, Abidjan
Central Africa Cameroon 194 2 Chantal Biya Foundation, Yaoundé
District Hospital Biyem Assi, Yaoundé
Eastern Africa Uganda 201 3 Mulago National Referral Hospital, Kampala
Holy Innocents Childrens’ Hospital, Mbarara
Regional Reference Hospital, Jinja
Southern Africa Mozambique Very high (≥300) 551 2 Central Hospital, Maputo
Jose Macamo General Hospital, Maputo
Zambia 361 2 UTH, Lusaka
Arthur Davidson Children Hospital, Ndola
South East Asia Cambodia 326 3 Referral Hospital, Kampong Cham
Referral Hospital, Takeo
National Pediatric Hospital, Phnom Penh
  1. UTH University Teaching Hospital. Data source: WHO Global TB Report 2019 [1]