Responsibility & Authority
Liase with GP in their catchment area to send suspect TB patients and inform them about DRTB
Map all treatment Supporter and patients in their town clusters
Report all adverse events/unusual events on patient incidence form to the team
Identify treatment supporters for patients
Visit TB Treatment & Diagnostic centers to send Cat 2 failure patient to IH for DR-TB screening
Surprise visit to patients home to monitor TS providing DOT, attendance, timeliness etc.
Inform TS and visit patients home to monitor TS providing DOT, recording adverse events etc.
Monitor and ensure compliance of all rules and regulations about drug storage, administration and all other guidelines by both treatment supporters and patients
Following up potential default DOTS & DRTB patients through phone call and HH visits
Supply medicines to patient family TS incase a community TS does not exist.
Ensure all TS in their cluster have received weekly drugs for their patients
In case of emergency become TS of patient if TS unavailable for a short period
Assignments / tasks provided through Program Manager.