Management of MDR-TB: Transition from hospital to community-based management in Bangladesh

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TB CARE II was a USAID funded project from 2011-2015. Its aim was to support the National TB Program reduce morbidity and mortality due to TB. One of the objectives of the project was to strengthen management of MDR TB through early detection, quality diagnosis and treatment. The community based management of MDR showed a great potential for Bangladesh to increase access to and quality of MDR-TB services. The results suggests that a high cure rate with minimal treatment interruption and failure is achievable. 

Publication Date 
October 2016
Resource Type 
Project Presentations
Regions/ Countries