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TB Mukt Gram Panchayat Abhiyaan

Introduction

The National Tuberculosis Elimination Programme (NTEP), Medical and Health Department, Rajasthan, in collaboration with Panchayati Raj department is organizing a “TB Mukt Gram Panchayat” campaign from August 15, 2022 to April 24, 2023 (Panchayat Diwas) towards achieving the goal of elimination of tuberculosis in the state by the year 2025.

Objective

Community and political participation are critical to realize the goal of TB elimination. Guided by this approach, TB Champions have been identified and sensitized on TB at the Panchayat level through the program. To ensure their participation in the program, awareness activities at the Panchayat level have been organized in the presence of local Panchayat leaders.

Overall Approach and Key strategies

Under the campaign, five Gram panchayats / wards have been identified in each Tuberculosis Unit (TU) with the goal of becoming a “TB-free Gram Panchayat”, and a Person Support Group (PSG) of 10-12 members has been formed at the local level, in which Sarpanch, Deputy Sarpanch, Panchayat Secretary, Medical Officers, TB Champions, Community Health Officers, ANMs, ASHA, Anganwadi workers, government teachers, religious groups, voluntary organizations and other influential members are included.

The TB Mukt Gram Panchayat aims at creating awareness regarding TB disease, early diagnosis, and treatment of PwTB, promoting TB detection, and supporting PwTB and their families.

Key Strategies

  • Case finding- Active and Passive (including post TB, post-COVID and other vulnerable groups)
  • Community Awareness activities
  • Community Support activities (Ni-kshay Sambal Yojana)
  • Public health action for current PwTB including TB Preventive Treatment (TPT) to contacts

Timeline: August 15, 2022, to April 24, 2023

S.No. Activity Timeline
1. Selection of Gram Panchayats June 2022
2. Trainings and sensitization of Person Support Groups  July 2022
3. Field activities 15th August, 2022 (Launch of campaign)
4. Evaluation of TB-free status March 2023
5. Felicitation of Gram Panchayats 24 April, 2023 (National Panchayat Day)

Results/Outcome

The campaign shall be evaluated on process and outcome indicators under the supervision and report of expert committee constituted by the state comprising of five experts from different fields.

Potential for Replication and Scale-up

The state intends to scale this campaign to all Panchayats of the state by 2025.

Source : TBC India

Last Modified : 3/6/2023



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