MoPH/NTP with Financial and technical support of Challenge TB would like to implements CB DOTS through OHPM in Khost province. The objective of the project is to improve and strengthen the Community Based DOTS activity in community level through:
· To Increase case detection, especially in early stage
· Providing efficient, accessible and equitable health care services in Khost province.
· Ensure access to communities, and to provide TB services closer to patients home.
This approach encompasses awareness raising activities, such as community events e.g. school and bazaar events, dissemination of IEC materials, displaying billboards and airing tuberculosis messages through local media, aiming increasing demand, training of community health workers, to identify TB suspects, referrals and DOT provision, Proper recording and reporting activities and to document evidences.