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TUBERCULOSIS ACTIVE CASE FINDING (ACF) PROJECT

(Supported by Health Alive Foundation)

 

1. Objective: The objective of the activity is to conduct, monitor and supervise monthly community outreach using house to house search strategy for active case finding of presumptive tuberculosis cases.

 

2. Methodology: Conducting house to house search for presumptive case, collection of sputum based on individual response to questions asked on the signs and symptoms of tuberculosis and dispatching the sputum collected to designated TB Laboratories for diagnosis. Positive results are taken to the nearest treatment centre to the community of the client.

 

MONITORING REPORT OF HOUSE-HOUSE TUBERCULOSIS ACTIVE CASE FINDING

 

Feedback from the Field - August: In the month under review the team was able to reach people with information about TB, collect sputum of presumed TB cases for diagnosis at designated facilities and thus have the following breakdown for the montht.

 

Brief of the achievements: The project team was able to record 119 presumptive TB cases in the 3 selected slumbs, 52 were males and 67 were females. 2 positive cases were identified, 1 as male and 1 as female. The two clients are being placed on drugs. 1,043 households were visited within the month in the three selected slums.

 

 

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