Kryvyy Rih outpatient TB treatment model

USAID STbCU-supported model of outpatient TB treatment in the Kryvyy Rih city was recently presentat at the national seminar of Tb doctors. The experience gained at the process of implementation of this model, can be applied in the other reqgions too.  STbCU publishes the destription of the Kryvyy Rih model and supplementary documents, to the attention of those Ukrainian Read more››

Over 450 Dnipropetrovsk citizens talked to physicians about TB at the USAID Filed day

On September 13, 2014, as part of the USAID Field Day, concurrent with City Day celebrations, STbCU presented its activities in Dnipropetrovsk. Over 450 visitors participated in activities at the STbCU tent. People talked to physicians from oblast TB facility, improved their knowledge on TB symptoms, prevention, diagnostic and treatment, and had fun playing games and Read more››

USAID Administrator Visited Odesa Oblast TB facility

On June 17, 2014, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Rajiv Shah visited the Odesa Oblast TB facility and got acquainted with activities and results of USAID Strengthening TB Control in Ukraine Project efforts in the Odesa oblast. Odesa Oblast TB Dispensary is a key oblast counterpart, which is advancing regional TB control services based on Read more››

Social advertisement about TB on public transport in Kryvyi Rih

On March 21, 2014, to commemorate the World TB Day, the STbCU Project together with the Kryvyy Rih city administration, city TB dispensary and Center "Zdorovya"  launched an advocacy campaign in Kryvyy Rih. The aim of the campaign is to improve availability of ambulatory TB services in the city, which has hard TB and TB/HIV burden. Read more››

Training for laboratory technicians entitled “Sputum Smear Microscopy and Quality Control”

From December 9-13, 2013, the USAID “Strengthening Tuberculosis Control in Ukraine” project will conduct a five-day training for laboratory specialists who work in sputum microscopy centers in Odesa oblast (Izmail city, raions: Ananievsky, Artsyzsky, Bolhradsky, Velykyy Mykhailivsky, Izamilsky, Tarutynsky, and Frunzensky) and Luhansk oblast (Rovenky, Sverdlovsk, Krasnodon, and Stahanov). The purpose of the training is to improve TB diagnostics Read more››


Project news


Results of project-done mentoring visits in the period of September 2013-Оctober 2014

From October, 1, 2013 to September 30, 2014, the Project continued implementing mentoring approach in selected raions of supported regions. STBCU set two main objectives for mentoring visits: to help HCW in primary healthcare settings to improve the quality of TB detection and treatment; and to assess the sustainability of knowledge of the healthcare staff Read more››


REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS: STbCU will suport operational researches

Strengthening Tuberculosis Control in Ukraine (STbCU) is seeking applications for implementation of operational research for the purpose of improving tuberculosis diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. These grants are specifically aimed at developing interventions that result in improved policy-making, better design and implementation of TB, TB and HIV co-infection, and multi-drug resistant (MDR-TB) services, and more efficient Read more››

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