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A new project on the prevention and treatment of TB among children and adolescents in Atyrau

A new project on the prevention and treatment of TB among children and adolescents in Atyrau

During the round table organized on April 26, in the city of Atyrau, a new project “Introduction of highly effective measures on prevention and treatment of tuberculosis among children and adolescents of Atyrau” was presented. The goal of the project is to improve the organization of TB prevention measures among adolescents and children. The project is being implemented by the international organization Project HOPE Kazakhstan within the framework of the Social Investment Program Tengizchevroil LLP and in collaboration with the National Scientific Center for Phthisiopneumology of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The event was attended by representatives of the National Scientific Center for Phthisiopneumology, Project HOPE Kazakhstan, Tengizchevroil LLP, akimat (regional executive body) of Atyrau region, employees of the health care and education system. During the meeting, the situation with tuberculosis among children and adolescents in Kazakhstan and in the Atyrau region was presented. In particular, it was noted that the incidence of tuberculosis among children (0-14 years old) and adolescents (15-17 years old) is much higher in the city of Atyrau than the national average: among adolescents and children, the incidence of tuberculosis in 2017 is 1.5 times higher than the national average. Presenting the More…

First Results of Tuberculosis Programme in Tajikistan

First Results of Tuberculosis Programme in Tajikistan

Within the framework of the Project “Assistance in reducing the burden of tuberculosis in the Republic of Tajikistan” – implemented in the country since May 2018 – 1,499 people have been tested for TB, of which 77 were diagnosed with TB. All 77 have started treatment and have been included in the Social Support Programme. The interim results of one of the project’s components – the Small Grants program – will be summarized in this article by Arthur Niyazov, Project Manager and representative of the international organisation “Project HOPE” in Tajikistan. The Project “Assistance in reducing the burden of tuberculosis in the Republic of Tajikistan” aimed to improve access to diagnostic services, treatment adherence, and patient support for vulnerable groups (specifically, migrants and their families). The international organisation “Project HOPE”, as a sub-recipient of the Global Fund grant, is responsible for the implementation of two important components of the project: the Small Grants programme and the motivational support programme for Drug-Resistant TB patients. The Principal recipient of the grant is the Project Implementation Unit of the Republican Center of Protection of the Population from Tuberculosis. The Small Grants programme aims to improve access to quality services for the diagnosis and More…

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