Enhancing Quality of Tuberculosis Care in the Private Health Care Setting)

  • A public –private mix (PPM) TB care and prevention initiative (EQUALTIPS)
  • Currently funded by USAID through CHS and the TB-ARC project/self-financing through sale of anti –TB drugs using a social business model
  • Intended to enhance quality of TB care by private health care providers and to promote recording and reporting of TB cases by these providers

Community TB Prevention and Care project

  • Intended to reduce treatment interruption and thus TB treatment success rate through community based approaches
  • Also supports community TB case finding primarily through community based contact investigation
  • Funded by the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria ( GFATM or the Global Fund) through AMREF

Breath Easy

  • An asthma quality of care enhancing project
  • Includes the Asthma Care Improvement Project (ACIP) funded by GSK
  • And the social business model that involves sale of asthma medicines

African Severe Asthma Research Project (ASAP)

  • Broad aim is to characterize (phenotype) patients with severe asthma
  • Clinical, spirometry, eosinophil count, helminthic infestation, HIV status and genetic analysis