Urban slum population are most disadvantaged by lack of knowledge about causation of Tuberculosis, prevention and health promotion practices. Heavy population in slums is ideal for spread of TB which is air borne disease.This population mostly due to poverty depend on public health services and have less access to them due to ignorance. This project will create awareness about TB and contribute to increase in the case detection at public health facilities, through sustainable community structure
Volunteers from the community are trained on TB and MDR TB aspects, to create awareness in the slums and refer symptomatic cases for testing. TB positive cases are followed up through out treatment course of 6 months. Facilitate medicines for MRD TB
Project will improve community understanding about TB through 100 volunteers. Minimum of 500 TB patients , 25 MDR TB patients will be identified and linked to govt.health facility for treatment per year. 3 school education programs will be done.