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Community-Based TB and HIV Integration Project - (CBTHI Project)

Tanzania

Status

Implementation

Aid type

Project-type interventions

Tanzania


Location

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€ 398,677
Committed
€ 279,074
Used

Description

The project will focus on the Kondoa district (Dodoma Region), in 26 selected villages, with the aim of strengthening the local health system, improving accessibility and quality of care for TB and HIV. Fundamental pillars of the project are therefore: 1) the strengthening of basic health facilities in terms of infrastructure, equipment and training of social and health personnel; 2) the enhancement of the figure of community health workers (CHWs) through the conduct of specific courses and material support for the conduct of activities (purchase of mobile phones/ tablets and bicycles). The project will also cross-cuttingly include the implementation of activities to foster synergy between TB/HIV programs and operational research activities with a specific focus on paediatric and adolescent age (0-14). The direct beneficiaries of the project will therefore be basic health facilities, social and health workers and CHWs and the 115.050 inhabitants of the 26 selected villages. The planned activities will take place within 24 months. The strengthening of healthcare facilities includes the purchase of 15 standard microscopes and other diagnostic supplies to improve the diagnosis of tuberculosis and the identification of pharmacological resistance to treatment (MDR), and the purchase of a Gene Expert device and related supplies. Detection rate still seems to be an area where considerable improvement is possible given the gap between the cases actually diagnosed and the estimates of cases present in the territory. Another strength will be the training and involvement of 104 CHWs, who will be encouraged to actively participate in the promotion of initiatives for the identification and treatment of TB cases, to promote the therapeutic adherence of positive TB patients in following the correct intake of therapy, to facilitate the integration of national TB/HIV programs in their respective villages and to provide adequate information on the rights of the population to access health facilities. The overall aim of the project is to reduce the burden of diseases for TB and HIV in target populations by broadening the scope of local control programmes. read more close
Year Committed Used
2022 € 398,677 € 279,074

Agency

Type Name Channel code
Government AICS - Italian Agency for Cooperation and Development 22000

Channel reported

Type Name Channel code
National NGO CMSR - CENTRO MONDIALITÀ SVILUPPO RECIPROCO ONLUS 22000

Project data

  • IATI IDXM-DAC-6-4-012349-01-2
  • Expected start date 2022/03/21
  • Completion date -
  • Finance type Standard grant
  • Flow type ODA
  • Bi/Multilateral Bilateral
  • Status Implementation
  • Tied status Untied

Sectors

  • 12182 - Medical research 10%
  • 12220 - Basic health care 40%
  • 12263 - Tuberculosis control 50%

Policy markers

  • Gender Equality significant objective
  • Nutrition significant objective
  • Participatory Development/Good Governance principal objective
  • Trade Development significant objective
  • Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (RMNCH) significant objective

Goals

  • 1.4 - By 2030, ensure that all men and women, in particular the poor and the vulnerable, have equal rights to economic resources, as well as access to basic services, ownership and control over land and other forms of property, inheritance, natural resources, appropriate new technology and financial services, including microfinance
  • 3.3 - By 2030, end the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and neglected tropical diseases and combat hepatitis, water-borne diseases and other communicable diseases
  • 3.8 - Achieve universal health coverage, including financial risk protection, access to quality essential health-care services and access to safe, effective, quality and affordable essential medicines and vaccines for all
  • 3.c - Substantially increase health financing and the recruitment, development, training and retention of the health workforce in developing countries, especially in least developed countries and small island developing States
  • 3.d - Strengthen the capacity of all countries, in particular developing countries, for early warning, risk reduction and management of national and global health risks
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