Health
 Uganda
Project #6595

Advocacy for 8000 TB affected persons in Mubende.

by SORAK Development Agency(SDA)
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Summary

This project will lead to sustained advocacy and social mobilization for 8000 TB affected poor rural persons, by engaging stakeholders in order to meet TB case detection, and adherence to treatment.
$410
total raised
7
donors
0
monthly donors
5
years active

Challenge

In Mubende TB case detection stand at 37% far below national target, treatment adherence is still a big challenge. Interventions are not moving as fast as would be expected. There is low utilization of TB services. Health workers seldom discuss TB with patients. (National TB and Leprosy programme 2005).Health care providers generally display negative attitudes to TB patients. This project will to engage stakeholders in bringing about political, behavioural and societal change with respect to TB.

Solution

Through Advocacy, policy makers, public and private health professionals, traditional and religious leaders, community leaders, patients and their families in bringing about political, behavioural and societal change with respect to TB

Long-Term Impact

This project will address the poor TB case detection and adherence to treatment among 8000 patients.It will also prevent further spreading of the disease thereby improving the health conditions of the rural poor women, men and children.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

Resources

http:/​/​www.sdauganda.org
Our project progress report
SDA 2009 Annual Reports :Shows our past experience
We partners with STOP TB Partnership of WHO
About SDA

Organization Information

SORAK Development Agency(SDA)

Location: Kampala, Central - Uganda
Website: http:/​/​www.sdauganda.org
Project Leader:
Muhammad Kyeyune
Kampala, Uganda

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