Implementing the DR-TB Care Package at the facility and patient level (public/CSO service delivery sites)

    • Scope: 24 Priority Countries, Global
    • Focus: Facility Level Managers, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs)
    • Objectives:
      • Rationale for a comprehensive care package programming
      • Describe the framework and components of the comprehensive care package
      • Describe the step-by-step approach to implementing care package at the facility and patient level
      • Describe the tools and their use for implementing the care package
    • Expected Outputs/Outcomes: After attending the webinar, participants will be able to
      • Understand the rationale for implementing the comprehensive care package for DR-TB
      • Understand the overall framework and components of comprehensive care package
      • Understand the need for adaptation and implementation based on country context
      • Understand the design steps for implementing the care package at country level
      • Develop capacity to use How-To Guide and tools to design and implement care package
      • Poll questions:
    • Why is it important to implement a comprehensive care package for patients with DR-TB?
      • essential to prevent suffering and death from TB and to reduce transmission
      • Improve access to TB treatment
        • What are the thematic areas of the comprehensive care package?
          • Respect patient autonomy and improve self-efficacy, maximize physical comfort, safety, and wellness, provide psycho-emotional support and protection from social isolation or discrimination, prevent catastrophic costs to patient and family
          • Respect patient autonomy and improve self-efficacy, provide psycho-emotional support and protection from social isolation or discrimination, prevent catastrophic costs to patient and family
          • Respect patient autonomy and improve self-efficacy, maximize physical comfort, safety, and wellness, provide psycho-emotional support and protection from social isolation or discrimination
    • Detailed Outline:
        • Rationale for the DR-TB care package
          • Patient and community perspectives
        • Framework for delivering DR-TB care package
          • General overview of framework
          • Thematic areas and their components
          • Operationalizing the framework at national, facility and patient level
        • Step-by-step approach to implementing DR-TB care package at the facility and patient level
          • Care package guidance documents
          • Principles of patient-centered case management
          • The 3-step process for supportive care package implementation at the facility and patient level
          • Introduction to each step
        • Operational Toolkit for designing supportive care package at the national level
          • Introduction to tools
        • Q&A
        • QUIZ for learning assessment
        • Conclusions
      • Click here to join the webinar on September 30, 2019 at 09:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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