TB infection control

Delivery of isoniazid preventive therapy to reduce occupational TB among healthcare workers in Swaziland

Healthcare workers (HCWs) in Swaziland are at increased risk of acquiring tuberculosis (TB), but existing infection control and occupational health policies often fall short of mitigating the risk of acquiring TB in the workplace. Health...

Strengthening Infection Prevention and Control in Swaziland

The global HIV and TB epidemics have placed enormous burdens upon already overstretched health care workers (HCWs) and poorly resourced health care facilities in sub-Saharan Africa. The rapid emergence of multi-drug resistant TB (MDR-TB)...

Providing TB Services to Health Care Workers in Swaziland through Wellness Screening

Health care workers (HCWs) are the health care delivery system’s most valuable asset, and no hospital or clinic can guarantee the highest quality of care to its patients if the health and safety of its staff are at risk. It is estimated...

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...

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...

Una Historia Exitosa Sobre control de la Tuberculosis: La Gestión de Medicamentos en Cajas DOTS Garantiza que el Ciclo de Tratamiento se Complete en El Alto, Bolivia

Este informe corto describe una mejora ejecutada en El Alto, Bolivia, para mejorar el cumplimiento del tratamiento por tuberculosis por medio de una estrategia de asegurar la disponibilidad del curso completo de tratamiento por medio de...

Una Historia Exitosa De Control de la Tuberculosis: Mejoramiento de la Calidad de las Muestras de Esputo a Través de la Enseñanza y Modelos Óptimos

Este informe corto describe una mejora ejecutada en Cochabamba, Bolivia, para reducir el número de muestras de saliva que son inútiles para diagnosticar la tuberculosis a través de cambios al proceso de solicitar muestras de esputo y otras...

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