“Ensuring adherence to Tuberculosis treatment among former prisoners”
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“Ensuring adherence to Tuberculosis treatment among former prisoners”

“Ensuring adherence to Tuberculosis treatment among former prisoners”

Donor: URC/USAID

Goal: to support treatment adherence as well as contact and default tracing among former prisoners who are under treatment after release and among their family members.

Objectives:

1. Support treatment adherence among former prisoners TB patients who are under treatment at the moment of release from prison.

2. Raise awareness of high risk groups for developing TB (former prisoners and family members of the former prisoners who are under TB treatment) regarding TB and TB-related services for enhancing referral to early detection of suspected TB cases.

Implementation period: April 1, 2014 – April 1, 2015

Implemented by Tanadgoma head office (Tbilisi) and Batumi, Kutaisi and Zugdidi branches.