Unit 1. Introduction
TB Infection
Control
Training for
Managers
at the National
and
Subnational
Levels
Outline
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Review goals and objectives of the
course
Introduce participants and facilitators
Go over course methods and materials
Discuss course evaluation process
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The situation
• Transmission of TB in health care and
congregate settings is a major challenge
• Financial resources have been made
available, but there are insufficient
human resources for infection control.
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Preventing TB transmission
is part of:
• the Stop TB Strategy
• the WHO three I’s for collaborative
TB/HIV activities (Intensified case
finding, Isoniazid preventive therapy,
Infection control)
• World Health Assembly resolution on
MDR, 2009
• International Standards for TB Care
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Stop TB Strategy
1. Pursue high-quality DOTS expansion
2. Address TB/HIV, MDR-TB, needs of poor and
vulnerable populations
3. Contribute to health system strengthening
• Strengthen infection control in health
services, other congregate settings, and
households
4. Engage all care providers
5. Empower people with TB and communities
6. Enable and promote research
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Goal of this course
To further develop the skills required to:
• organize
• implement
• monitor and evaluate
TB infection control at the national and
sub-national levels, within the
framework of the Stop TB Strategy
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Course objectives
By the end of the course, participants will
understand:
• the recommended set of measures for TB
infection control
• their roles and responsibilities as managers
to ensure TB infection control
• how to prioritize interventions for health-care
facilities
• how to set targets for TB infection control
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WHO TB IC Targets
By 2012, 50% of countries should have:
• Developed a national TB IC plan
• Set up national surveillance for TB
disease among health workers
• Assessed major health-care facilities and
congregate settings
• Reported on the implementation of IC
measures
By 2013: all countries
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What this course does not teach
• How to conduct a thorough assessment of
health care facilities with regards to TB IC
• Professional skills needed to advise on
standards for facility renovation and upgrade
• How to organize a TB occupational health
program
• Specific measures to prevent TB transmission
in households or congregate settings
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How do we accomplish these
goals and objectives?
- Lectures
- Discussions
- Site visits
- Practical demonstrations
- Problem solving
- Exercises
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Focus on
Who?
• Patients, health workers and visitors at
risk
Where?
• In health care facilities and congregate
settings, especially where there is:
– a high prevalence of HIV
– a high level of multidrug resistant TB
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Rights
• Of the community to attend a clinic or
hospital without fear of contracting TB
• Of health care workers to be in a safe
working environment
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Course outline (1)
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Introduction
TB epidemiology
Infection control
Managerial activities
Administrative controls
Environmental controls
Respiratory protection
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Course outline (2)
8. Advocacy, communication, and social
mobilization; Costing
9. Human resources development
10. Monitoring and evaluation
11. Laboratory safety
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Course evaluation
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Participants will evaluate the course by
completing a course evaluation form for
each Unit
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Facilitators will evaluate participants’
infection control action plans and
exercises
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Course evaluation form
1. Please rate the quality of the training module by
ticking the appropriate answer and adding any
narrative comments:
Excellent Good Fair
Poor
Overall course
Matching your needs as a
manager
Presentations
Exercises and field visits
Training materials
Accommodations
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Introduction of
Participants and
Facilitators
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Introduction - Stop TB Partnership