“A TB-free Pakistan with zero deaths, disease, and poverty caused by TB.”
“Effectively end the TB epidemic in Pakistan by 2035. ”
“Get back on track to end the TB epidemic by 2030.””
- Pakistan ranks 5th amongst the high burden countries in the world.
- The prevalence, incidence, and mortality per 100,000 population per year from TB in Pakistan are 340, 259 and 20 respectively.
- National TB Control Program (NTP), revived under Ministry of Health subsequent to declaration of TB as national emergency in Pakistan in 2001.
- Act as a collaborating body at the central level for the development of uniform policies and strategies, facilitating the donor liaison at national
and international levels.
- NTP at this point in time is implementing Global Fund supported grant through a mechanism of Single Stream Funding (SSF) as principal recipient.
- To increase the number of notified TB cases from 298,981 in 2013 to at least 420,000 by 2020 while maintaining the treatment success rate at 91%.
- To reduce, by at least 5% per year by 2020. the prevalence of MDR-TB among TB patients who have never received any TB treatment.
- To strengthen programmatic and operational management capacity of the TB Control Program while enhancing public sector support for TB control by 2020.
Key performance indicators
- TB cases (all forms) notified by NTP per 100,000 population annually in Pakistan.
- Percent of TB cases treated successfully among notified bacteriologically confirmed cases by NTP in Pakistan.
- Number of TB cases counselled and tested for HIV co-infection in sentinel sites 1n Pakistan.
- Number of cases enrolled and put on treatment among estimated MDR-TB cases.