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DOT at the outpatient stage – training in the Dnieper

On June 14-15, 2018, training on “Implementation of DOT components and psychosocial support of the treatment given to TB and HIV/TB patients at the out-patient stage” was conducted by the Public Health Center of the MOH of Ukraine and the Network’s medical team at the Training center of the Dnipropetrovsk Regional Clinical Therapeutic and Prophylactic Association “Phthisiology.”

The training included 27 representatives of regional NGOs, which implement projects related to medical and social support of the TB treatment in Kirovohrad, Zaporizhzhia, Kharkiv and Dnipropetrovsk Oblasts and Kryvyi Rih.

During the training, the following issues were considered: the implementation of DOT guidelines and medical and social support of drug-susceptible and drug-resistant TB (including HIV/TB) patients, new methods for diagnosis of TB in HIV-infected patients, adverse reactions, monitoring and evaluation in the project activities, and compliance with the infection control requirements.

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