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  1. PATH TanzaniaTB, TB/HIV Project & IPT in the Private Health Sector East African Health Care Federation Conference Dar Es Salaam: Diamond Jubilee Hall 28th February, 2013 Dr. Zahra H. Mkomwa; Project Director

  2. Presentation Outline: • Overview of PATH Tanzania TB/HIV project • Major activities and achievements • IPT piloting in the private health sector • Challenges • Way forward • Acknowledgement

  3. Project Overview • Started in 2005, USAID/PEPFAR funded • Signed MoU with MoHSW Tanzania - Mainland & Zanzibar • Work closely with MOHSW (NACP, NTLP), Regional and District authorities, APHFTA, IP (ICAP, AIDS Relief, EGPAF, I-TECH) and key collaborators • Coverage: Working in Dar Es Salaam (Ilala & Kinondoni), Pwani, Kilimanjaro, Arusha Mwanza and Zanzibar (Plan to expand to Simiyu and Mara) • Sub-partners: UCSF, Dartmouth, MSH and Initiative Inc. • Staffing: > 70 staff (seconded and central staff)

  4. Major activities

  5. PPP activities • Conduct supportive supervision and mentorship Support development of National guidelines: TB work place and TB/Diabetes • Capacity building: Trained 141 • Health care providers in • different focus areas

  6. Number of PHFs in PATH supported regions as of Sept 30,2012

  7. Contribution of PHFs on TB Case Notification April – Sept 2012

  8. Isoniazid Preventive Therapy (IPT) • Tanzania started piloting IPT in 20 sites in 2012 • PATH supports piloting IPT in 2 private hospitals: • St. Elizabeth (Arusha) • Shree Hindu Mandal (Dar) • Started in August 2012: Activities conducted: • Training of HCP • distribution of drugs and data collection tools • Supportive supervision and mentorship • The National Policy Guideline for IPT is used in both the public and private sectors.

  9. Status of IPT Pilot – Hindu Mandal Hospital, Dar : 31stDec 2013

  10. Status of IPT Pilot – St. Elizabeth Hospital, Arusha: 31stDecember 2013

  11. Challenges and way forward

  12. Acknowledgement USAID MOHSW Tanzania Mainland MOH Zanzibar APHFTA Shree Hindu Mandal and St. Elizabeth admin and staff Patients Regional and District coordinators

  13. Thank you for listening zmkomwa@path.org +255 655 371 137