Objective 1: Increase case notification through improved health facility-based diagnosis; increase diagnosis among children (from 6% at baseline, to 10% of total cases by 2021); examination of household contacts and expanded diagnosis among vulnerable groups within the health service, such as PLHIV (from 179 cases at baseline to over 1,100 cases in 2020/21), and those with diabetes mellitus (DM).
Objective 2: Maintain the treatment success rate at 90% patients (all forms of TB) through to 2021
Objective 3: Provide DR diagnostic services for 50% of persons with presumptive DR TB by 2018 and 100% by 2021; successfully treat at least 75 % of the diagnosed DR patients
Objective 4: Further expand case finding by engaging providers for TB care from the public sector (beyond MoH), medical colleges, NGO sector, and private sector through results based financing (PPM) schemes, with formal engagements (signed MoUs) to notify TB cases.
Objective 5: Strengthen community systems for management, advocacy, support and rights for TB patients in order to create an enabling environment to detect & manage TB cases in 60% of all districts by 2018 and 100% by 2021
Objective 6: Contribute to health system strengthening through HR management and capacity development, financial management, infrastructures, procurement and supply management in TB
Objective 7: Develop a comprehensive TB Surveillance, Monitoring and Evaluation system
Objectives 8: To develop a plan for continuation of NTP services in the event of natural disaster or public health emergency