Health
 India
Project #6637

Delhi Divine Project

by TB Alert India
Vetted

Summary

This project raises awareness about Tuberculosis & multi drug resistant TB through volunteers, to increase TB& MDR TB treatment completion rate. Community based volunteers are sensitized about TB/MDR
$116.00
total raised
3
donors
0
monthly donors
6
years active

Challenge

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

Solution

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

Long-Term Impact

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.

Additional Documentation

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

Resources

http:/​/​www.tbalertindia.org

Organization Information

TB Alert India

Location: Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh - India
Website: http:/​/​www.tbalertindia.org/​index.html
Project Leader:
Tilak. S Chauhan
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India India

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   

Still want to help?

Support another project run by TB Alert India that needs your help, such as:

Find a Project

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence

Snorkeler
Our
Impact

Woman Holding a Gift Card
Give
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle
GlobalGiving
Guarantee

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.