Among the top 5 highest TB-burden countries, Nigeria is estimated to have more than 450,000 TB patients, of which 69 thousand are children. In a major health crisis, about 13 thousand are estimated to be missing persons with TB.
The highest TB burden country in Africa, Nigeria is actively working towards providing equity in health.
The Nigeria National Tuberculosis Program and various in-country stakeholders aim to provide healthcare facilities in the remotest locations. They have been actively utilising mobile TB clinics, portable digital X-ray systems, mobile digital X-ray systems and computer-aided detection for tuberculosis software (CAD4TB).
The installed base of Delft Imaging solutions in Nigeria covers 51 portable X-ray systems, 20 stationary X-ray systems (including mobile TB screening clinics) and 71 sites using the CAD4TB artificial intelligence software.