Tuberculosis

Good Timing Helps Reach the Swazi Public About TB Awareness

Jilly B. Motsa

Communications & KM Officer, USAID ASSIST Project/URC

Newspapers count as the second most used media channel in Swaziland, the radio being the first. In designing our media outreach strategy building up to World TB Day (which will be commemorated on March 29 in Mbabane), we decided that publishing educational articles in one of the two major newspapers published in the country would allow us to reach a large audience.

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...

Improving TB screening in Kaduna State, Nigeria

Problem: St. Louis Hospital Zonkwa has provided HIV care services to 1631 patients as at June 2012 of which 1024 were commenced on ART. Patients who are enrolled into HIV care are expected to be evaluated from ART, have routine clinic...

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 -...

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