Best Practices in community-based TB care

    • Scope: 24 Priority Countries, Global
    • Focus: NTP and Civil Society
    • Objectives:
      • Describe the context and rationale for community-based DR-TB care
      • Describe the framework for community-based DR-TB care
      • Discuss operational consideration for community-based DR-TB care both clinical and supportive aspects
      • Discuss best practices in community-based DR-TB care
    • Expected Outputs/Outcomes: After attending the webinar, participants will be able to
      • Learn about the framework for community-based DR-TB care
      • Understand the different components of community-based DR-TB care
      • Gain knowledge about the steps for implementing community-based DR-TB care aspects
    • Detailed outline:
      • Context and rationale for community-based DR-TB care
        • Current state of DR-TB management
        • Ensuring patient-centered care
        • Advantages of community-based care
      • Framework for community-based DR-TB care
        • Components of community-based care
          • Clinical components
          • Non-clinical components
      • Operational considerations for community-based care
        • Policy and guidelines for community-based care
        • Adapting package of care to local context
        • Staff capacity development
        • Develop multi-sectoral linkage to ensure supportive care
        • Referral linkage for diagnostic and clinical follow-up
        • Monitoring and evaluation
      • Best practices in community-based DR-TB care
        • Country examples
      • Q&A
      • QUIZ for learning assessment
      • Conclusion
    • Date and Time: September 10 2019 Time – TBD