• NTP Holds its 1st National Consultative Planning for 2017.

    The National TB Control Program conducted its first National Consultative Planning (NCP) last February 7-10, 2017 at Bali Village Hotel Resort and Kubo Spa, Tagaytay City. This has been a back-to-back activity with the National AIDS/STI Prevention and Control Program (NASCP) in the conduct of its operational planning with the regional coordinators for HIV Strategic Plan 2018-2022..

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  • PBSP Hosts the PMDT Data Quality Check and Plan Enhancement Workshop.

    Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP) takes the lead in organizing the five batches of the PMDT Data Quality Check and Plan Enhancement Workshop which ran from January 16 to February 2, 2017.

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  • KNCV-HIVOS Project Kick-Off

    The Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs Project entitled: “Making the Global Fund Money Work” was launched in the Philippines last January 12-13, 2017 at Pan Pacific Hotel, Malate Manila. This is a five year project synced with USAID Challenge TB (CTB) program and Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

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  • Group Convenes for the Finalization of the Guidelines on TB Mass Screening (TBMS) in Jails and Prisons.

    A meeting on the finalization of the guidelines on TBMS in jails and prisons was done last January 6, 2017 at DOH Central Office – Tayuman. The activity was participated by key stakeholders from International Cooperation for Red Cross (ICRC), MiMaRoPa Regional Health Office, Manila Health Department, Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP), Innovations and Multisectoral Partnerships to Achieve Control of Tuberculosis (IMPACT), Technical Assistance Support to Countries (TASC) and Disease Prevention and Control Bureau (DPCB).

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  • NTP Spearheads Series of Stakeholders Meeting for the TB Program’s National Strategic Plan (2017-2022).

    The end of the National Tuberculosis Control Program’s 2010-2016 Philippine Plan of Action to Control Tuberculosis (PhilPACT) marked the shift of the program’s direction from disease control to elimination. Yet, the process involved in the formulation of the new NSP is complex and has started with the conduct of the National Joint Program Review way back March 2016. With its ongoing development, one of the identified key strategy is the involvement of various partners and stakeholders. Thus, NTP has been conducting several consultations with various agencies since their inputs and participation are central towards a more holistic approach to TB elimination.

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