Using Xpert to Reach the Unreached: TB Reach

Project Progress

100 % progress so far

Started Date:March 01 2013 Completed Date:November 30 2015


Using Xpert to Reach the Unreached: TB Reach

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Programme

Completed

Introduction

With around 45,000 new TB cases reported every year, this facility contributed to National Tuberculosis Programme’s aim of achieving case detection rate of 82% nationally.

Programme Objective

• To identify over 2 years an additional 3136 cases 
• Ensure rapid diagnosis and treatment of all TB and MDR cases
• To continually monitor and reflect on case finding and referral strategies