Project Title: TB Control Programme

Implementing Partner: BRAC , BKMEA

Brief Summary on TB Control Programme:

BKMEA TB Control Program started its activities in December, 2013 at BKMEA Health Care Center (2nd Floor), Road# 2, Plot# B/528, BSCIC I/A, Fatullah, Narayanganj.  It comprises with nine (9) members of which a Project Manager, a Medical Officer, an Accounts Officer, a Lab Technician, three Health Staff and two Field Staff. The TB Control Team covers almost 106,632 garment workers in 400 small, medium and large factories in BSCIC area. It arranges group discussion sessions on TB at various garment factories in BSCIC and its adjacent areas for awareness building and collecting presumptive. The Program has a Microscopy centre and a DOT centre. TB cases are being registered, notified and providing DOTS from here. BKMEA, BRAC and Local Government are working here with close collaboration to achieve the ultimate Goal of National Tuberculosis Control Programme.  


Population Coverage: 61,200 (Workers with midlevel management)

Sputum (Cough) tested: 1631

Total no. TB Patients identified (All forms): 405

No. patients under treatment:  141(4 patient. died during the treatment period)

No. Patients completed treatment: 260