WHO planned activities

To provide technical assistance to:

  • update the current national strategic plan for TB control
  • continue support for shifting to the ambulatory model of care and optimization of health financing
  • prepare the plan to introduce new drugs (bedaquiline and others) to further improve treatment of multidrug and extensively drug-resistant TB (M/XDR-TB) patients, including setting up appropriate pharmacovigilance
  • support further optimization to enhance the patient-centred approach and service delivery at primary health-care level
  • regularly update the national strategic plan for TB control
  • improve the management of co-infections, particularly TB/HIV, and assure uninterrupted TB treatment and service provision across the penitentiary and civilian sectors
  • empower patients in TB control activities through strengthening civil society and community involvement

Main partners

  • Ministry of Health and Social Development
  • National TB Control Programme
  • Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
  • United States Agency for International Development
  • Project HOPE
  • Partners in Health
  • KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation
  • Challenge TB (led by KNCV)