WHO planned activities

  • Finalize and publish the report of the joint WHO/ECDC TB and multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB) prevention, control and care review that took place in October 2016
  • Provide technical assistance for implementing and expanding outpatient TB case management
  • Support activities to improve TB patient adherence, such as patient education and social support
  • Provide technical assistance for primary health-care facilities with directly observed therapy and social support for TB patients during the continuation phase of treatment to prevent default and improve treatment success rates
  • Support implementation of recently developed national TB prevention and control policy documents
  • Provide technical assistance to develop algorithms for rapid diagnosis of TB and drug-resistant TB to optimize use of available rapid diagnostic technologies
  • Provide technical assistance to support the country in meeting WHO-recommended infection prevention and control measures

Main partners

  • Ministry of Health
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Local nongovernmental organizations
  • Green Light Committee