2019年04月30日

KANGEMI TB PATIENTS INSIGHT


TB Prevalence Survey is determined to the treatment outcome for patients who have successfully completed treatment dosage.

However, so many patients have been lost either due to the neglect of health care workers or refusing of the patient to take drugs.

Other factors that contribute to this failure are the emergence of co-morbidities diseases like Cancer, Hypertension, Diabetes, HIV / AIDS, Alcoholism and cigarette addiction.

On a Positive note, The treatment outcome for patients at the TB clinic in Kangemi Health Center has improved tremendously with an outcome of 90 percent for the quarter period of year 2018.

This is synonym with aggressive follow up patients and progressive health talks in every clinic day by the TB Nurse and the support of results.

As the last TB, the new TB patients are registered relatively high with approximately six (6) patients. This shows relative that is still high infection rate in the Kangemi relevant partners, stakeholders, community health Volunteers and the Health Ministry Officials for TB control.

In order to eradicate TB in Kangemi, basic preventive and control measures is needed to be enhanced by mobilizing and increasing sensitization measures out of 10 liaise with partners and stakeholders in the fight against TB.

The Kangemi Health Facility has been equipped with a TB diagnostic tool called TB LAMP which has high sensitivity rate than the microscopy to aid in TB detection.


Calvin

posted by resultsjp at 15:30| Comment(3) | 情報
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地域行政がCHVをしっかりとフォローアップし、時には自ら現場を見に行くことが必要かもしれませんね
Posted by ことり at 2019年04月30日 19:14
同時罹患症の中でも、癌とその他の感染症では対応が異なると思います。癌は化学療法、手術でないと治癒しませんが、アルコール中毒、タバコなどは止めれば治るものであり、高血圧、糖尿病は食生活などの関わりや別途の内科治療、エイズも治療体系が進みました。LAMP法でTB検査を契機に多様な病気の対策にも貢献するように思いました。
Posted by ひら at 2019年05月04日 10:26
個々の病気に対する対応のだけでなく、全体的な健康状態の改善やUHCの実現が重要と感じます。
Posted by しん at 2019年05月07日 08:27
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