BAPSA is providing essential services package (ESP) in Dhaka South City Corporation under the Ministry of LGRD&C through 6 Primary healthcare centers and one comprehensive reproductive healthcare centre. It has been implementing TB Control Programme since 2001. Currently, BAPSA is providing TB services through 3 Microscopic and 9 DOTS centers. BAPSA is conducting different types of advocacy and social mobilization programmes to raise awareness about TB in the community of the project area, for early case detection and successful treatment outcome TB case (all forms).
Between July2015and June 2016, a Total of 570 TB Cases (all forms) were diagnosed and treated in the BAPSA supported urban areas of Dhaka. Treatment success rate for the new smear positive cases from July2014 to Jun 2015 was 89%.
Objective: The objective is to reduce TB prevalence by 6% by 2017.