We work hand-in-hand with governments and partners to effectively and sustainably combat tuberculosis (TB), particularly in countries with a high TB burden. Our innovative technology-enabled work has established the global model for urban TB interventions.
Technical Briefs and Case Studies
Addressing gender barriers to TB prevention, diagnosis, and treatment
This document describes PATH’s gender-informed approaches to addressing the TB epidemic across a range of contexts by identifying and addressing gender-related barriers to TB prevention, diagnosis, and treatment, which is critical to program success.
Strengthening Community-Based Organizations in Tanzania to Increase Tuberculosis Awareness and Diagnosis
Using mHealth to Self-Screen and Promote Tuberculosis Awareness in Tanzania
Through the USAID-funded Challenge TB project, PATH partnered with Tanzania’s National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Programme to develop a mobile application that allows people to self-screen for TB using a basic mobile phone to increase knowledge and awareness. This technical brief describes PATH’s strategic approach to collaborating with partners to develop the mobile health application, implementation, results and best practices.
Public Private Interface Agency (PPIA): Accelerating TB elimination in India through private sector engagement
These case studies highlight PATH’s work in designing, implementing and scaling people-centered initiatives. We focus on actions that have worked to help communities, countries, and regions move towards people-centered PHC, while also suggesting future directions to be leveraged.
TB Doesn't Know the Difference: Expanding Public-Sector Services to Fight Tuberculosis Through Private-Sector Engagement
With support from the USAID-funded Challenge TB project, PATH piloted treatment support interventions for HIV co-infected tuberculosis patients and drug-resistant tuberculosis patients in the private health care sector. This brief describes those efforts in India.
Patient Provider Support Agency India Toolkit
The Patient Provider Support Agency toolkit has been developed based on the experiences of the PPIA model implemented in three cities of India to increase tuberculosis case notifications, diagnosis and treatment outcomes.
Drug-resistant tuberculosis patient support system toolkit
This toolkit provides a comprehensive approach to link drug-resistant tuberculosis patients in the private sector to existing drug-resistant tuberculosis services in the public sector and creation of a patient support system for enhanced treatment adherence.