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Child Survival & Health Rights_Khrist Roy_10.14.11


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Child Survival & Health Rights_Khrist Roy_10.14.11

  1. 1. DOTS TB PatientsPanchayati Raj &RNTCP<br />Initiative to Manage People Centered Alliances in Control of Tuberculosis (IMPACT)CARE India (West Bengal)<br />Khrist Roy<br />CORE Group<br />Washington DC 14 October 2011<br />
  2. 2. IMPACT Project Area<br />
  3. 3. Partners of IMPACT<br />India’s Revised National TB Control Program (RNTCP), <br />Bengal Network of Positive people (BNP+) <br />Corporate partners – Eli Lilly<br />National AIDS Control Program (NACP)<br />Partner NGO- GLRA & SHIS<br />Local NGO partners<br />
  4. 4. Problems with Compliance <br />
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  7. 7. Welfare Schemes Identified to aid TB patients<br />Identification of GOI and GOWB welfare schemes that could possibly be channeled to benefit the poor TB patients<br />GP – educated and encouraged to use mechanism of these schemes to give benefits to TB patients. Different GPs used different schemes<br />Antyodya<br />Backward Region Grant Fund<br />12th Finance Commission Fund<br />National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme<br />PanchayatRogiKalyan fund and Economic Rehab fund<br />
  8. 8. Results <br />
  9. 9. Results<br />
  10. 10. Improved Treatment Success Rates<br />
  11. 11. Success<br />1) Central TB Division, GOI, New Delhi – Acknowledges success and shares it country wide for possible replication.<br /><br />2) GOWB State TB Officer has issued GO for non-CARE districts to adopt this measure<br />3) CARE using this method for MDR-TB patients <br />