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PROVIDING COMPREHENSIVE, PATIENT-CENTERED CARE: A CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK FOR SOCIAL SUPPORT OF TB PATIENTS

TB disease occurs most often within the context of economic and social vulnerabilities, and patients receiving TB treatment frequently experience other psychological, social and economic problems that may interfere with their ability to complete treatment. An episode of TB may further exacerbate poverty or reduce a patient or family’s economic and social well-being, and even

By |2018-11-11T19:42:28-04:00April 1st, 2018|Categories: Announcements|0 Comments

BEST PRACTICES IN DR-TB COMMUNITY CARE: DEVELOPMENT OF NATIONAL COMMUNITY-BASED DR-TB PLANS

WORKSHOP ON SEPTEMBER 11-13, 2017 IN PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA   The “Best Practices in DR-TB Community Care: Development of National Community-Based DR-TB Care Plans” workshop was held in Pretoria, South Africa on the 11 - 13 September 2017, as part of the USAID-funded TB CARE II project, managed by URC. This workshop presented current

By |2018-11-11T19:42:37-04:00April 1st, 2018|Categories: News Related to TB and South Africa|0 Comments

USAID TB CARE II PROJECT SAVES LIVES OF COMMUNITIES IN MANGOCHI

THE EXPERIENCE OF CATHERINE PELANI Access to health care services among rural, resource-poor people in low-income countries remains a major obstacle to TB control efforts. A critical factor is the need to improve access to diagnostic facilities, which in many rural areas double as TB treatment initiation and registration centers for TB patients. It

By |2018-11-15T18:35:55-04:00March 31st, 2018|Categories: Featured Posts, News Related to TB and Malawi|0 Comments

TB/HIV IMPLEMENTATION AND INTEGRATION – FORMATION OF TB/HIV STRUCTURES AT DISTRICT LEVEL

Following successful formation of three District TB/HIV committees in Nsanje, Phalombe and Machinga in November, TB CARE II facilitated the establishment of four more committees in Mzimba, Mangochi, Neno and Zomba districts. A total of 61 Health Care Workers (45 males, 16 females) participated in the orientation and formation of these committees in the

By |2018-11-11T13:31:08-04:00March 31st, 2018|Categories: News Related to TB and Malawi|0 Comments

PROMOTING INTEGRATED TB/HIV SERVICES THROUGH ONE-STOP-SHOP MODEL IN MALAWI

Malawi has an HIV prevalence rate of 10.3% and a TB incidence rate of 163 per 100,000. Nearly 60% of TB patients are co-infected with HIV. TB is the leading cause of death among people living with HIV/AIDS. HIV-positive TB patients have worse treatment outcomes than HIV-negative TB patients, and TB-related mortality among TB/HIV

“BETTER SAFE THAN SORRY”: TB CARE II MALAWI PROMOTES ACTIVE TB SCREENING AMONG HIV-POSITIVE TEACHERS AND LEARNERS

In an effort to improve TB/HIV integration in the country, TB CARE II Malawi is collaborating with the Ministries of Health and Education to increase TB screening among HIV-positive school teachers and learners. Working under the motto, “Better Safe than Sorry”, the campaign is encouraging HIV positive individuals to be screened routinely for TB –

By |2018-11-11T13:33:18-04:00March 31st, 2018|Categories: News Related to TB and Malawi|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 |2018-11-11T13:34:44-04:00March 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 |2018-11-11T13:39:18-04:00March 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 |2018-11-11T13:37:38-04:00March 31st, 2018|Categories: News Related to TB and Bangladesh|0 Comments
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