Agbami partners launch TB campaign in Kano

By Abubakar Haruna Muhammad -The Nigerian Voice, Kano

Star Deepwater Petroleum Limited (A Chevron Company) and its Co-Venturers in the Agbami oil field project will in a couple of weeks launch a tuberculosis (TB) awareness campaign aimed at sensitizing people in Kano, Lagos, Kaduna and River States on the dangers, prevention, management and treatment of TB.

Director, Star Deepwater, Jeffery Ewing made this known during the World Tuberculosis Day celebration in Abuja.

Ewing said Chevron companies in Nigeria as well as the Agbami partners have been building ultra-modern chest clinics fitted with x-ray machines, to eradicate the spread of tuberculosis and other related diseases in Nigeria.

According to Ewing, who was represented by Umaru Ribadu, Manager, Government Affairs, Chevron, 25 GeneXpert machines have been deployed nationwide to fast-track testing rates across the country.