April 2017

Select from the listed ACSM tools.

Tools for multi-drug resistant, and extremely drug resistant TB.

Tools for TB-HIV

EThekwini is one of 11 districts in KwaZulu-Natal Province, and a TBSAP priority district. Key issues in the metro include a high burden of TB, including multi-drug resistant TB, high loss to follow-up and high mortality rate. EThekwini is also a PEPFAR priority district.  

A link to the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health can be found here: http://www.kznhealth.gov.za/

Tshwane Metro is one of five districts in Gauteng Province and is a TBSAP supported district. The project is focusing on strengthening TB services in hospitals using the FAST (Finding TB Actively, Separating safely, Treating effectively) Approach. The strategy will help reduce TB or DR-TB transmission in hospitals and also contribute to increased case detection.

A link to the Gauteng Department of Health can be found here: http://www.health.gpg.gov.za/

Fezile Dabi is one of five districts in Free State Province and is a TBSAP priority district. Key issues in Fezile Dabi include high burden of drug-resistant TB, high mortality rate, and low treatment rates for TB/HIV co-infected patients on HAART.

A link to the Free State Department of Health can be found here:

    http://www.fshealth.gov.za/

West Coast district is one of six districts in Western Cape Province and is a TBSAP priority district. Key issues in West Coast include low patient follow-up and low treatment rates for TB/HIV patients on HAART.

A link to the Western Cape Department of Health can be found here: https://www.westerncape.gov.za/dept/health

Cape Winelands district is one of six districts in Western Cape Province and is a TBSAP priority district. Key issues in Cape Winelands district include high TB burden in children, low follow-up rates for patients, and low treatment rates for TB/HIV co-infected patients on HAART.

A link to the Western Cape Department of Health can be found here: https://www.westerncape.gov.za/dept/health

Nelson Mandela Bay Metro is one of six districts in Eastern Cape Province and is a TBSAP priority district. The district is also a PEPFAR transition district. Key issues in Nelson Mandela Bay Metro include high caseloads, high burden of drug-resistant TB, and low follow-up of patients.

A link to the Eastern Cape Department of Health can be found here: http://www.echealth.gov.za/