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National Tuberculosis Program


National Tuberculosis Program funded by Global fund via Principal recipient Save the Children is a nationwide tuberculosis project that aims to reduce TB incidence by 20% and increase case notifications by a cumulative total of 20,000 by 2021. BNMT is working in partnership with Save the Children, NTC and the government health system as a sub-recipient to deliver services in 5 districts of the Province 1, Nepal.

The project focuses on increasing case notification through
a) Establishing reliable sputum transportation from DOTS centers to microscopic/GeneXpert centers
b) Child TB case detection with gastric lavage, sample transportation and TB screening among malnourished children
c) Mandatory household contact tracing
d) Public Private Mix to increase quality care and notification for TB in the private health system
e) TB awareness raising and advocacy in communities
f) Strengthening the referral system between HIV Testing Center (HTC) and DOTS

Target Groups and Beneficiaries

Total Population Coverage: 3149293
Target Beneficiaries: Presumptive TB/DR TB cases, people with TB and their close contacts, migrants, factory workers, malnourished children, hard to reach population and health care professionals

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