About Covid-19 and TB on Apostrophe TV

About Covid-19 and TB on Apostrophe TV

The Covid-19 pandemic has significantly affected the detection and diagnosis of tuberculosis. Olha Pavlova, Deputy Director of the Supporting Efforts to Combat Tuberculosis in Ukraine project, told Apostrophe TV more – Why does a pandemic make it difficult to detect tuberculosis? Has the approach to treating TB patients changed during the coronavirus era? and other things.

There were also live airings from the regions – Lviv, Odesa, Dnipro, where the heads of specialized institutions told the following:

– What has changed in TB inpatient clinics since the beginning of the pandemic?

– How did they work during quarantine?

– What were the statistics of TB incidence in the region before during the lockdown?

Watch the program on Apostrophe TV.


The program is prepared by the Stop TB Partnership Ukraine, Convictus Ukraine being its Secretariat.

The program was created with the generous support of the American people, provided by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through funding for the project “Supporting efforts to combat tuberculosis in Ukraine.” The program is the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily reflect the views of USAID or the United States Government.