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Increase case detection from current levels to reaching global targets.
Increase the treatment compliance and cure rate through community based partnership strategy to support the patients in completion of treatment, prevention of default and effective default retrival.
Establish community based structure to strengthen TB control activities, through identification of gaps in existing structure and mobilising resources to strengthen them.
Improvement of the community knowledge to increase the treatment compliance.
CB-DOTS Program

Bhoruka Public Welfare Trust is implementing CBDOTS program since October 2005 in Boongaon Tuberculosis Unit (TU) reaching out to a population of 6,15,000. The project sensitizes people on the single largest killer disease i.e. tuberculosis and work as a part of contry wide effort, Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme (RNTCP).

GOAL: To break the cycle of disease transmission by bringing sustainable improvement in Tuberculosis control activities at the community level.


Identify and develop active community health workers in the project area.
Set up sputum collection centre in un-reached area, thus initiating a drive for increasing case detection.
Strengthen institutional linkage of Gram Panchayat level community volunteer and identification of more community based DOT provider.
Co-ordination with integrated RNTCP scheme and coverage service delivery at the community.
Improve patient tracking mechanisms at Public Health Institutions and Microscopic Centres.
Involving qualified as well as non-qualified private practitioners and private labs in RNTCP.
Capacity building of Community Key Influentials and other stakeholders.
IEC/BCC activities for generating demand for services.

The project endeavours to inform, educate and promote the services of RNTCP. The project reaches out to the beneficiaries through different IEC/BCC activities such as community sensitization meeting, kiosk program, talking doll show etc. A group of motivated Community Health Volunteers is formed and trained, who work as program wheels in the community. The program also sensitizes Health Care Practitioners, PRIs, CBOs, SHGs and community stakeholders. During the year 2006 the project referred 1342 suspected cases of which 831 were tested. Total 277 patients were detected of which 127 were New Sputum Positive (NSP).
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