About Us

GOAL

To reduce the burden of TB in Pakistan by 2015 in line with Stop TB Partnership Strategy to achieve the relevant Millennium Development Goals

Targets

To achieve more than 80% TB treatment coverage (CDR) in 2025 by:

  1. Implementation of TB Act Notification Bill 2014 through engagement of Private Section all districts of Sindh.
  2. Prevalence survey of Sindh in 2019-2020 to know the actual TB burden in the Province.

Overview

Background

  • Total Basic Management Units (BMUS) in Sindh Province = 370
  • BMUS in Public Sector (RHCs, THQs, DHQS and TCH) = 211
  • BMUS in PPM2 (NGO Model) PPHI = 100
  • BMUS in PPM2 (NGO Model) with other NGOS = 44
  • BMUS in PPM# (Private Hospital) = 10
  • BMUS in PPM4 (Parastatal Organization/ Semi Government) = 5
  • GPS involvement in PPM1 =750
  • GPS involvement PPM Labs = 77
  • Xpert Site status = 104 (Public and Private)
  • PMDT Sites = 11 (list will be enclosed)
  • TB HIV sites (list will be enclosed)            

TB HIV Sites Functional At:

  1. RBUT Civil Hospital Shikarpur
  2. Jacobabad Institute of Medical Sciences (JIMS)
  3. Civil Hospital kandhkot District Kashmore
  4. THQ Shahdadkot
  5. Civil Hospital Mithi

Situation of TB in Sindh

  • Population of Sindh according to new census 2017 =47886033

TB Disease Burden

  • Drug Sensitive = 127856 (@ 267 per 100000)
  • DR TB = 2144

PROGRESS

  • TB Treatment Coverage
  • Case detection rate = 59%
  • Detection of MDR = 70%
  • Treatment Success Rate = 89%
  • Death Rate = 1.8%

Initiatives

  1. Core Dots
  2. Childhood TB Management
  3. HDL (Hospital Dots Linkages)
  4. TB/HIV Co- Infections
  5. Management of DR TB
  6. TB Dots coverage in Prisons
  7. Involvement of GPs in PPM1 Models
  8. NGOs Hospital involvement in PPM1
  9. Private Hospital involvement in PPM3
  10. Parastatal Organization/ Semi Governments in Armed Forces in PPM1