Decentralizing TB Services to Improve Access to Treatment in Swaziland

This short report describes the work conducted by University Research Co., LLC (URC) from 2006 to 2014, through the USAID-funded Quality Assurance, Health Care Improvement, and Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) projects, to support the Swaziland National Tuberculosis Control Programme to decentralize TB services. As a result of the support provided to the Ministry of Health, decentralization of TB services increased from seven basic management units in 2006 to 87 health facilities in 2014.

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Report Author(s): 
Janet Ongole and Samson Haumba
Organization(s): 
USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project/URC
ASSIST publication: 
ASSIST publication
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