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Closing Gaps to Achieve Millennium Goals in HIV/AIDS and TB in Peru

DONOR:       Global Fund 

EXECUTORS:    ADRA – UNMSM – ASPAT PERU  

PERIOD:         July 1st, 2009 - September 30th, 2011

This project focuses on creating the necessary conditions to strengthen the care and treatment of MDR-TB patients with the participation of the health providers, the community, and the patients themselves. It is part of the National Program, “Closing Gaps Towards the Achievement of the Millennium Development Goals for TB and HIV/AIDS in Peru. Proposed Focus on Decentralized Multi-Sector Participation.” The intervention has programming to benefit:

- Personal de Salud de los 30 Establecimientos de Salud Intervenidos

- 1,000 pacientes con TB MDR y/o XDR cada año

- 715 Agentes comunitarios de salud

- 120 representantes de las redes de vigilancia comunitaria

El proyecto se implementa en Lima, Callao, y en otras 9 regiones del país, donde se aplica la estrategia DOTS Plus

 

SOCIOS ESTRATÉGICOS 

El proyecto es ejecutado por el  Consorcio ADRA- UNMSM – ASPAT, liderado por ADRA Perú. Se tiene como contraparte técnica a la Estrategia Sanitaria Nacional y Regionales de Prevención y control  de la tuberculosis – MINSA, como Receptor Principal a CARE PERU y como socios estratégicos a entidades públicas y privadas que trabajan  proyectos y programas de tuberculosis. El costo total del proyecto es de US $ 4, 250,711.00 (cuatro millones doscientos cincuenta mil setecientos once y 00/100 dólares americanos), el cual es financiado por el Fondo Mundial de Lucha contra la Tuberculosis, VIH/SIDA y Malaria 

 

OBJETIVO GENERAL

Promover la creación de Centros de Excelencia para el tratmiento de la TB y TB-MDR en 19 hospitales del país y 12 Centros de Salud de Lima y Callao. así como la expansión y tratamiento integral en las regiones del país donde se aplica la estrategia DOTS Plus. 

 

IMPACTOS Y LOGROS MÁS SIGNIFICATIVOS

 - Reducción de la tasa de incidencia de TB BK + de 62,8/100 000 habitantes a 61,9/100 000

- El % de pacientes TB MDR con reacciones adversas y que reciben tratamiento se incrementó de 64% al 92%.

- 200  pacientes con TB MDR/XDR en tratamiento reciben apoyo social  alimentario mensualmente.

- 245 pacientes con TB-MDR que recibieron apoyo social de acondicionamiento de la vivienda.

- Se ha logrado establecer 11 Centros de excelencia para el tratamiento de la TB y TBMD.

- 3012 pacientes con TB MDR han ingresado al  tratamiento DOTS PLUS.

- Se ha capacitados a 442 nuevos promotores de la comunidad  en prevención y control de la TB MDR.

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One Life, Two Illnesses, One Response

DONOR:        GlobeMed at the University of Chicago

EXECUTOR:     ASPAT PERU - National Tuberculosis Program

PERIOD:       April 1st, 2011 - March 30th, 2012

GENERAL OBJECTIVE

El proyecto se enfoca en crear las condiciones necesarias para el fortalecimiento de los servicios de salud y las capacidades de los PATs para la prevención de la morbilidad TB-VIH. La intervención esta programado para beneficiar a los PATs ubicados en Callao y Ventanilla.


SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES

 - To strengthen access to HIV diagnostic tests for TB patients with PATs training activities.

- To promote community participation in the internal prevention of TB and HIV.


SIGNIFICANT IMPACTS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

 - 225 counselling sessions with PATs

- 800 people educated about TB and HIV

- 50 educational sessions in health centers

- Regional Forum on TB and HIV

- 50 participants from the health sector raising awareness about TB and HIV

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Empowerment of Persons Affected by Tuberculosis

DONOR:       GlobeMed at the University of Chicago

EXECUTOR:    ASPAT PERU- National Tuberculosis Program MINSA

PERIOD:        April 1st, 2011 - March 30th, 2012


GENERAL OBJECTIVE

This project focuses on the empowerment of persons affected by tuberculosis, as well as the prevention of the stigmatization and discrimination against tuberculosis patients, promoting respect and the practice of human rights through the training, informing, and empowerment of tuberculosis patients themselves. This project is implemented in Callao and Ventanilla.


SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES

- To train persons affected by tuberculosis as educational promoters to develop avenues for information, education, and communication about the rights and duties of tuberculosis patients. 

- To raise community awareness about reducing the stigmatization and discrimination against tuberculosis patients.

- To reduce the fear of stigma with the development of self-esteem, developing social habits and lifestyles in tuberculosis patients to have better attitudes towards treatment-compliance and recuperation.


SIGNIFICANT IMPACTS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

- 20 PATs trained and strengthened as educational promoters

- 320 PATs who have received educational chats about TB and human rights

- 50 community leaders participating in TB forums

- 20 PATs trained in making jewelry

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Latin American Forum of Organizations Fighting Against Tuberculosis

DONOR:        STOP TB PARTNERSHIP - OMS

EXECUTOR:      ASPAT PERU - Programa Nacional de Tuberculosis - MINSA

PERIOD:        May 1st, 2011 -  December, 2011


GENERAL OBJECTIVE

Creation of the First Latin American Forum of the Fight Against Tuberculosis.

 

OBJETIVOS ESPECÍFICOS

-100% of forum participants will have the opportunity to learn and exchange experiences and better practices with their Latin American peers in publications, videos, presentations, and life stories

- The creation of a directory of TB patients and organizations participating in the forum to create a community network across all of Latin American and the Caribbean. 

- To write a group declaratory agenda for community action at the conclusion of the forum


IMPACTOS Y LOGROS MÁS SIGNIFICATIVOS 

- Participation of Organizations for the Affected in Latin America

- Participation of Organizations for the TB-Affected in Peru

- Participation of Local, Regional, and Ministry Authorities

- Elaboration of a law for persons affected by TB

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To contribute to patient recuperation and treatment-compliance by providing social support

DONOR:     GlobeMed at the University of Chicago

EXECUTOR:    ASPAT PERU  

PERIOD: 1st of April, 2012 - 30th of March, 2013


GENERAL OBJECTIVE

This project focuses on contributing to patient recuperation and treatment-compliance by providing basic social support to persons affected by MDR-TB living in extreme poverty, with a focus on comprehensive health. The project aims to create the necessary conditions for the strengthening of health services and of the PATs' capabilities to curb the high morbidity of TB-HIV. This intervention is being programmed to benefit TB patients in Callao, Ventanilla, and Puente Piedra.


SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES

- To implement food support for impoverished patients living with MDR-TB.

- To educate patients about proper nutrition and the prevention of spreading the disease among their family members.

- To strengthen the knowledge of nutrition and TB prevention with educational materials.

 

IMPACTOS Y LOGROS MÁS SIGNIFICATIVOS 

 - 8 PATs have received social support in prefabricated homes, stopping the intra-household transmission of tuberculosis

 - 20 PATs have received food support, improving their state of health 

 - 28 family members have received nutrition training

 - 28 family members have received TB prevention and home biosecurity training