Supervision and Patient Support- DR TB Management

Project Progress

100 % progress so far

Started Date:December 01 2011 Completed Date:December 31 2016


Supervision and Patient Support- DR TB Management

Categories :

Operational Research

Completed

A psychosocial support intervention for MDR TB care in Nepal

Introduction

The study clearly highlights an urgent need to define and implement supervision and patient support. The study was designed to evaluate and improve supervision and patient support approach aimed at DR-TB patients

Project Objectives

• To develop and pilot an improved supervision and patient support approach in the existing DR-TB management programme

• To develop educational materials and support for different health care providers and patient care takers in line with this approach to supervision and patient support

• To evaluate the effectiveness of the approach

• To support scale-up of the proven approach across Nepal

• To develop a generic version of supervision and patient support materials for patients and health workers