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Table 1 Distribution of health facilities providing TB testing services per population in the UER

From: Geographic accessibility to public health facilities providing tuberculosis testing services at point-of-care in the upper east region, Ghana

District Name of facility (N = 10) Population (N = 1,244,983) Population/facility
Builsa North Sandema hospital 67,190 67,190
Kassena Nankana West Paga health center 84,585 84,585
Kassena Nankana Municipal War Memorial hospital 130,593 130,593
Bolgatanga Municipal Bolgatanga Regional hospital 156,678 156,678
Talensi Tongo hospital 97,010 97,010
Bongo Bongo hospital 100,741 100,741
Bawku West Zeibilla hospital 105,970 105,980
Binaba health center 5970 5960
Garu Tempane Garu health center 154,214 154,214
Bawku Municipal Bawku Presbyterian hospital 116,912 116,912
Builsa South Not available 43,534
Nabdam Not available 39,798
Binduri Not available 73,382
Pusiga Not available 68,406