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ASSESSMENTS OF PROVIDERS ADHERENCE TO TB EVIDENCE BASED STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES IN BANGLADESH, ZAMBIA, AND KENYA

Despite the availability of TB guidelines/ standards in high burden TB countries, provider adherence remains a challenge. In most cases, provider adherence to guidelines is not a problem of individual performance, but a problem located in the health system itself – at the political, health services, community, and patient levels. Between 2011-2012, TB CARE

By |2018-11-11T19:39:38+00:00April 1st, 2018|Categories: Announcements, News Related to TB and Bangladesh|0 Comments

TB CARE II INTRODUCES HIGH LEVEL WORKSHOP TO CLOSE THE GAP ON DRUG-RESISTANT TB AMONG CHILDREN

Globally, few children with drug-resistant (DR) tuberculosis (TB) are identified, diagnosed, and given an appropriate treatment. Although advances have been made in critical high burden countries such as Bangladesh to increase access to quality care and treatment for DR TB, this disease is still considered largely to be a problem for adults, and children

By |2018-11-11T19:39:22+00:00April 1st, 2018|Categories: Announcements, News Related to TB and Bangladesh|0 Comments

NATIONAL GUIDELINES FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF TUBERCULOSIS IN CHILDREN

The Bangladesh National Tuberculosis Control Program (NTP), in partnership with USAID through the TB CARE II project, recently published a set of guidelines meant to assist in the diagnosis and management of TB in children. The guidelines come in response to the World Health Organization (WHO)’s Stop Tuberculosis (TB) Strategy.  The Strategy, which ultimately seeks

By |2018-11-11T13:34:44+00:00March 31st, 2018|Categories: News Related to TB and Bangladesh|0 Comments

REDUCING TB DELAYS: EVALUATING THE FREQUENCY AND CAUSES OF DELAYS IN BANGLADESH AND SWAZILAND

In 2011-2012, TB CARE II undertook a study to understand TB patients’ delays and inform the development of an integrated set of recommendations for TB program managers and service providers regarding the appropriateness of different strategies for reducing patient factor delays in accessing TB diagnostic and treatment services. The project, led by URC, developed

US AMBASSADOR TO BANGLADESH VISITS TB CARE II PROJECT SITE IN SYLHET

On January 20, 2013, US Ambassador to Bangladesh Mr. Dan W. Mozena visited the Teliapara Tea Garden in Sylhet to observe a community awareness and education session for the garden workers. The area around Sylhet is a traditional tea growing area; it is home to over 150 tea gardens, including three of the largest

By |2018-11-11T13:39:18+00:00March 31st, 2018|Categories: News Related to TB and Bangladesh|0 Comments

TB CARE II INTRODUCES HIGH LEVEL WORKSHOP TO CLOSE THE GAP ON DRUG-RESISTANT TB AMONG CHILDREN

Globally, few children with drug-resistant (DR) tuberculosis (TB) are identified, diagnosed, and given an appropriate treatment. Although advances have been made in critical high burden countries such as Bangladesh to increase access to quality care and treatment for DR TB, this disease is still considered largely to be a problem for adults, and children

By |2018-11-11T13:37:38+00:00March 31st, 2018|Categories: News Related to TB and Bangladesh|0 Comments

TB CARE II PROJECT OVERVIEW

The USAID TB CARE II Project, a five-year project implemented by a wide consortium of health and development organizations including and led by University Research Co., LLC (URC), began in 2010 with the aim of complementing and building upon existing and planned projects in the Bureau for Global Health to provide global leadership and

TB CARE II BANGLADESH – PROJECT OVERVIEW

Over the past 20 years, Bangladesh has made significant progress in detecting, diagnosing, and treating Tuberculosis (TB).  Despite this progress, TB remains a significant threat to people living in the country.  The USAID-funded TB CARE II Bangladesh project provides leadership and support to the National Tuberculosis Control Program (NTP) and local partners to increase

By |2018-11-11T13:40:50+00:00March 31st, 2018|Categories: News Related to TB and Bangladesh|0 Comments

TB CARE II INTRODUCES TOOLKIT TO ADDRESS TIMELY TB CASE DETECTION AND TREATMENT

An effective tuberculosis (TB) control program requires early diagnosis and immediate initiation into treatment to reduce transmission.  In 2011, recognizing this fact, the USAID funded TB CARE II Project developed a framework for analyzing TB delay along with a set of tools to collect data on patient delays. TB CARE II then conducted field

TB CARE II – QUALITY IMPROVEMENT HANDBOOK FOR TB AND MDR-TB PROGRAMS

In recent years, national health programs have expanded their focus to include not only improving access to care, but also improving the quality of care received by patients and communities. As part of quality assurance for many clinical diseases, including tuberculosis (TB), international and national evidence-based standards and guidelines have been developed. Having explicit standards

By |2018-11-11T13:41:43+00:00March 31st, 2018|Categories: News Related to TB and Bangladesh|0 Comments
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