Iganga District Hospital is a 120 bed government-run facility providing healthcare to an estimated catchment area of 1.5 million people. It is in Iganga town, which has a population of a little over 50,000. The average annual amount spent per person on healthcare is $25, as compared with over $6,700 in the U.S. While services are supposed to be free of charge, supplies are extremely limited so that most patients still have to pay a significant amount in order to receive any care or medications. Uganda has the 16th highest rate of TB in the world, causing 93 deaths per 100,000 people annually.