MEDICAL EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS
|Below 11 years old||Health Assessment|
|11 years old and above||Chest X-Ray and Interaction with applicant|
I will be offered several alternatives;
Applicants are not required to fast
The UK Pre-Departure Tuberculosis Detection Programme Medical Certificate will be issued on the same day if Tuberculosis screening is normal.
It is advisable for applicants to do their Tuberculosis screening at least 10 weeks prior to their application because if Chest X Ray findings are suggestive of pulmonary tuberculosis, they will have to do further test with Sputum Smears and Culture.
Applicants with previous history of Pulmonary Tuberculosis is also required to do Sputum Smears and Culture.
Result of Sputum Smears and Culture will take up to 10 Weeks.
Certificate will be issued to applicants whose results are negative. If results are positive, the applicant will be referred for treatment for a period of at least 6 months.