TB Control Program
Tuberculosis (TB) is a major health problem in Bangladesh, which is still a strong public health challenge in Bangladesh. The National Tuberculosis Program (NTP) is working with a mission of eliminating TB from Bangladesh. The Goal of the program is to reduce morbidity, mortality and transmission of TB until it is no longer a public health problem through achieving universal access to high quality care for the people with TB. Mamata has been implementing TB Control Program in the Ward # 13, 14, 15, 22, 24, 29, 39 of Chattogram City Corporation area covering 8,87,299 nos. of population under the technical and financial support of Global Fund (GFATM) and BRAC. Mamata have been expandinding TB Control activities to cover the uncover and under-cover area and disadvantage and less advantage population in the catchment areas. Different Factories, Garments and densly populated workerâ€™s colony & slums is gradually covering through innovative and sustainable activities in mamata TB Control Program. The problem is aggravated by the increasing population density, rapid urbanization, poverty and illiteracy. Mamata has been running 4 (four) Microscopy center and 7 (seven) DOTS centers under TB Control Program to reach the target.
\r\n\r\nGoal of thr Project :
To serve the TB diagnosis and treatment facilities to all including the unprevilized and under previlized people living in the Chattogram City Corporation\r\n
\r\n1. To increase annual case detection of all forms of TB 60% to 80% of all incidence cases by 2020.
\r\n2. To ensure quality diagnosis and treatment under DOTS.
\r\n3. To increase TB detection rate among child to 10% and female to 50% of the all forms of TB cases notified.
\r\n\r\nImpact of pandemic situation due to Covid -19 in TB Diagnosis and Treatment:
\r\nThe lockdown had been effect all over the country due pandemic of covid-19 from mid March was create a negative impact on regular TB diagnosis and treatment activities. Mamata had been continuing the TB diagnosis and treatment services from its all DOTS centers in this situation. Althrough there were no field activities because of GoB directions, Mamata TB Control Program had been providing the treatment service to the detected TB patients and running TB patients along with the concerned follow-up lab test.
\r\nNew Phase of Mamata TB Control Program:
\r\nMamata and BRAC is signing the agreement effect from 1st January, 2021 and shall expire 31st December, 2023 named â€œIntegrated Tuberculosis Care and Prevention, for Enhancing Case Findings, Health System Strengthening and Sustainabilityâ€.