Tuberculosis

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...

A Success Story in TB: Managing medicines in DOTS boxes assures a full treatment course in El Alto, Bolivia

This report describes an improvement activity in El Alto, Bolivia, designed to improve treatment compliance among TB patients by assuring a full dedicated treatment course. This was achieved by organizing medicines in a box reserved for...

Improving Tuberculosis Diagnosis and Treatment in Indonesia’s Private Sector through Computer-based Training

The USAID Health Care Improvement Project (HCI) partnered with the National Tuberculosis Program (NTP) and professional associations in Indonesia to develop and disseminate TB CD-ROM and computer-based training packages for medical and...

Building on the Successes of HIV and TB Programs to Improve Care for Non-Communicable Diseases in Uganda

This short report describes the assistance that the USAID Health Care Improvement Project (HCI) is providing the Uganda Ministry of Health (MOH) to change the way care is provided to people living with chronic conditions. HCI is promoting...

MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention Community

The MDR-TB online community is a discussion forum covering all issues related to multi- and extensively-drug resistant TB. Users can seek information about and share clinical, programmatic and community-level information about early...

Online TB Infection Control Community

This online community hosts an interactive, up-to-date discussion forum on a range of TB infection control practices and topics. The forum is a venue for users to find answers for technical and administrative issues as many TB resources...

TB CARE II Project Web-Portal

The TB CARE II project site introduces promising new resources to fight TB and share information about successful interventions at the country, regional, or global levels, and shares information about project resources, events, and...

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