Sustainable FAST Implementation Experiences in Vietnam

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The TB Care II project team shares its results on the success of integrating FAST activities into the regular daily activities at hospitals in Vietnam. This helped shorten the infectious periods and reduce times to diagnosis and treatment initiation. It also allowed existing hospital staff to easily and routinely monitor FAST time indicators for improvement. Overall, it enables NTP's steps for gradually and sustainably expanding FAST implementation to other facilities of the NTP network.

This presentation was presented at the 47th Union World Conference on Lung Health, in Liverpool, UK on October 26, 2016.

Publication Date 
October 2016
Authors 
Hien Le
Resource Type 
Publications
Project Presentations
Regions/ Countries 
Language 
English