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Reaching the unreached: strengthening health systems to reduce tribal vulnerability to TB and HIV/AIDs

Sector: Infectious disease control

EU Contribution: € 749,945.00 (75% of total).

Implementing organisation: Lepra Health In Action Lbg

Duration: from 01/2008 to 12/2012

Description: To reduce the burden of TB and TB/HIV co infection on tribal communities in Rayagada, Koraput and Malkangiri districts of Orissa, within the framework of the Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme (RNTCP)

Location : State: Orissa. Districts: Rayagada, Koraput and Malkangiri" "Target Group: 600 TB DOTS Providers, 200 CBOs, 200 CHVs, 500 Traditional Healers, 200 rural health practitioners, 600 PRI members, 200 PHC Medical Officers, 16 Laboratory Technician, 60 Local NGOs