Increase TB case detection and patients receiving Care Reduce treatment delay, transmission and mortality in the East Africa.
Screening for TB among diabetic patients
The aim of the EXIT-TB package is to increase TB case detection, reduce treatment delay, increase the number of TB patients including women and children receiving TB care, and reduction of TB transmission and mortality in the region.
Active screening all patients for TB
Active screening all patients for TB who passively report a cough at the Outpatients Department (OPD) and Reproductive and Child Health (RCH) clinics
Testing for TB
Testing for TB irrespective of TB symptoms among all patients with advanced HIV/AIDS diseases
Active screening of all children with a contact with TB
Tuberculosis (TB) remains a major cause of morbidity and mortality, especially in sub-Saharan Africa. This high burden is mainly attributed to low case detection and delayed diagnosis. Recently, country surveys have shown the unacceptably high prevalence of confirmed TB even among those with a low duration cough and more than 50% of those with prevalent bacteriologically confirmed pulmonary TB do not report symptoms that correspond to presumptive TBRead More