_: WINDHOEK: Over 40 tuberculosis (TB) patients in the capital are receiving treatment and skills’ training in different fields through the Penduka TB Control Programme under the Ministry of Health and Social Services.
The programme has nine drug distribution points where TB drugs and nutrition are provided to TB patients.
One of the trainers, Faith Kakai, told Nampa during the Namibia SME Expo on Wednesday that TB patients have to take their medication and eat nutritious food in the presence of the programme staff.
She said the programme also provides training to TB patients in the fields of basic computer skills, business administration, catering and batik fabric painting.
Kakai said the programme will hold its first graduation ceremony on 16 August for eight computer students.