Tuberculosis continues to be as a global health problem, till now. According to the global TB report 2020, TB causes ill health among millions of people. WHO recently released an update information on leading cause of death and disability worldwide. Globally, an estimated 10 million people develop TB. In Bangladesh according to the Global TB report 2020, (292942) TB patients were notified to NTP on, 2019. Incidence rate from all form of TB is 221per 1000,00 population and TB mortality is 24 per 100000 population. The government of Bangladesh along with its many and diverse partner from the public and private sector working hard to meet the “End TB Strategy”. To accelerate the activity CFCS is the Stop TB Partnership grant mechanism working on TB incorporate it to promote and protect human right and gender equality.
NM has been selected 16 wards (DNCC- 20, 21, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36 AND DSCC- 45,46,47,48,49,50,51,74) under 5 DOTS Center in Dhaka North City Corporation (Nari Maitree) – Maghbazar (1), Mohammadpur (2), Mohakhali (1) and Gandara (1), CWFD office of Dhaka South City Corporation.
Vision of the Project:
Our project will raise awareness among 30% people among 13.1 million people Of Dhaka North (6.1 million) & South City Corporation (7.1 million) on prevention and management of COVID-19 and among TB suspected people in community, and make the health system more responsive through pragmatic innovative solutions for improved referral and adherence to TB treatment during the pandemic.
33, Malibagh Chowdhurypara (1st Floor), Hatirjheel, Dhaka-1219.