TB case management

Community Support to Improve TB Care in Uganda

This 6-minute slideshow depicts how a TB treatment facility in Kampala, Uganda has applied improvement methods to engage community health workers in tracing TB contacts and helping to increase retention in care of TB patients.

Computer-based Training for Tuberculosis Education in Indonesia

To support the National Tuberculosis Program (NTP) of Indonesia in its efforts to train private health care practitioners in tuberculosis (TB) directly observed treatment, the USAID Health Care Improvement Project was asked by USAID to...

Tuberculosis Diagnosis and Treatment Computer-based Training Package for Indonesia

This final report details the technical assistance that the USAID Health Care Improvement Project (HCI) provided the National Tuberculosis Program (NTP) and other professional associations in Indonesia to develop and disseminate...

Plan TBCero: A Successful Patient-Centered Strategy in a High Tuberculosis and Multi-Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Incidence Area in Lima, Peru

Problem: · Historically, the jurisdiction assigned to the San Cosme Health Center (HC), located in the La Victoria District of Lima, has had one of the highest tuberculosis (TB) rates in Peru. · The HC has an assigned population of 20,103...

INTEGRATING ACSM INTO COMMUNITY SYSTEMS TO ACHIEVE EARLY TB DETECTION AND STIGMA REDUCTION

Problem: Delay in diagnosis of TB and commencement of treatment is common in the remote rural villages/communities in Edda clan, Afikpo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State Nigeria (with a population of 170,000 people). Like in most TB...

Engaging Pharmacies to Control Tuberculosis (TB) in India

Problem: The STOP TB strategy calls for ‘universal access to early quality diagnosis, treatment and care for all TB patients in the community’. To achieve universal access in India - a country with 25% of the world’s TB patients -...

Improving Tuberculosis Outcomes in Bolivia

This short report describes how the USAID Health Care Improvement Project (HCI) is working with the Ministry of Health and Sports’ National Tuberculosis (TB) Control Program in Bolivia to strengthen the quality of TB services in La Paz,...

A Success Story in TB: Improving the quality of sputum samples through better teaching & models in Bolivia

This report describes an improvement activity in Cochabamba, Bolivia, to reduce the number of unusable sputum samples for TB diagnostic testing. The reduction was achieved by improving the process through which respiratory suspects...

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