• Held at 1st November 2019
  • Held in Arusha, Tanzania July 4th - 5th 2018
  • Increase tuberculosis case detection and patients receiving care
  • KICK-OFF MEETING PARTICIPANTS
  • Held in Moshi, Tanzania December 17th - 18th
  • Held in Kampala Uganada 27th April 2019

Increase TB case detection and patients receiving Care Reduce treatment delay, transmission and mortality in the East Africa.

Our Package

Screening for TB among diabetic patients

The aim of the EXIT-TB package is to increase TB case detection, reduce treatment delay, increase the number of TB patients including women and children receiving TB care, and reduction of TB transmission and mortality in the region.

Active screening all patients for TB

Active screening all patients for TB who passively report a cough at the Outpatients Department (OPD) and Reproductive and Child Health (RCH) clinics

Testing for TB

Testing for TB irrespective of TB symptoms among all patients with advanced HIV/AIDS diseases

Active screening of all children with a contact with TB

 

About EXIT-TB

Tuberculosis (TB) remains a major cause of morbidity and mortality, especially in sub-Saharan Africa. This high burden is mainly attributed to low case detection and delayed diagnosis. Recently, country surveys have shown the unacceptably high prevalence of confirmed TB even among those with a low duration cough and more than 50% of those with prevalent bacteriologically confirmed pulmonary TB do not report symptoms that correspond to presumptive TB

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