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DOTS

Annual TB program report 2014

2015

The National TB Control Program (NTCP), based on the internationally recommended Directly Observed Treatment Short-course (DOTS) strategy, was launched in 1997 and it expanded across the country in a phased manner with support from the World Bank and other development partners.

The objectives of the program are:

• To achieve and maintain TB case detection of at least 70% of the estimated NSP cases in the community.

• To achieve and maintain TB treatment success rate of at least 85% among New Sputum Positive (NSP) patients

Library code: 
Manzini
Classification no: 
CL / SWA
Collection: 
Special Collections: Swazi Focus
Accession no: 
CL BS/
Type of material: 
Annual Report
Publication details: 
Mbabane: Swaziland
Physical description: 
x, 27p. : ill.
Keywords: 
United States Agency for International Development, USAID, National TB Control Program, NTCP, PEPFAR, IHM, Swaziland National AIDS Program, SNAP, Strategic Information Department, SID, Institute for Health Measure, ICAP, EGPAF, NERCHA, CHAI, HC3, Baylor, UN Agencies

HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria: the status and impact of the three diseases

2005
Author: 
Lawson, Lesley. Marais, Hein. Archer, Julie
Classification no: 
Epidemiology
Collection: 
Open Shelves
Accession no: 
EP BS/243
Type of material: 
Book
Publication details: 
Geneva: The Global Fund
Physical description: 
47p.: ill.
Keywords: 
Human Impact. Economic Impact. DOTS. Control. Epidemic. TB. The Golbal Fund to Fight HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
Notes: 
3 copies. A global Fund publication in collaboration with the Roll Back Malaria, Stop TB and HIV Departments of the World Health organization and UNAIDS. The chapter containing HIV/AIDS is largely based on the AIDS Epidemic Update published by UNAIDS and WHO in December 2004.

TB advocacy report

2003
Author: 
World Health Organization. Stop TB Initiative
Classification no: 
Clinical Aspects
Collection: 
Open Shelves
Accession no: 
CL BS/371
Type of material: 
Book
Publication details: 
Geneva: WHO
Physical description: 
79p.: ill.
Keywords: 
Pulmonary Tuberculosis. Therapy. Multidrug-resistant - Therapy. MDR-TB. Poverty. DOTS. HIV.
Notes: 
Report in English and French. This report is meant to show the faces of TB, thus had deliberately selectes images and texts that depict the suffering of people affected by this disease, in full respect of the dignity of those who agreed to be potrayed.

National tuberculosis control guidelines

2006
Author: 
Swaziland Government. Ministry of Health and Social Welfare. National Tuberculosis Control Programme
Classification no: 
Clinical Aspects
Collection: 
Special Collections: Swazi Focus
Accession no: 
CL BS/514
Type of material: 
Book
Publication details: 
Mbabane: Swaziland Government
Physical description: 
viii, 88p.: ill.
Keywords: 
Key Documents. Clinical Diagnosis. Direct Microscopy. Mycobacterium Culture. Radiological Examination. Extra Pulmonary TB. Pregnant Mothers. Children. Treatment. TB Chemotherapy. Essential Anti-TB Drugs. Case Holding. Monitoring. Drug Management. Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis. MDR-TB. DOTS. HIV/AIDS. Infections. Evaluation. Interaction. World Health Organizatopn. WHO. University Research Co. URC
Notes: 
2 copies