Total Control of TB
ADPP implemented a TB community screening project in Matola district in Maputo province that begun in the second quarter of 2019. The main strategies used to find the missing TB cases is through contact investigation and active case finding in identified hot spots in the districts. The project’s activities provide care to all identified TB cases through DOT (Direct Observation and Treatment) and ensure all children under 5 receive treatment therapy as prevention.
Key Results 2019: 7,660 persons with TB symptoms were reached and over 1,000 contacts of TB index case patients were screened and referred for testing at the health facilities. More than 900 TB positive cases were identified and immediately integrated on treatment.
ADPP in partnership with Word Jewish Relief (WJR), and in coordination with the Ministry of Education and Human Development (MINEDH), with funds from the Start
Program promotes improved school retention and builds support for formal education More than 240 children and 11 schools benefitted from the initiative MAPUTO, Mozambique –