Ten new research proposals have been selected for the Joint TDR/World Health Organization South-East Asia Region Small Grants Scheme. The goal is to strengthen local health systems or disease programmes.

Grant success – One of the grants was awarded Alex’s team:

Location – Bhutan

Proposal Title – Assessment and optimization of first time implementation of GeneXpert to improve the diagnosis and management of drug-resistant TB in Bhutan

Principal Investigator – Ms Lila Adhikari

Institute – Royal Center for Disease Control, Thimphu, Bhutan

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