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National Tuberculosis Program

  To reduce if not eliminate the morbidity and mortality of tuberculosis though Direct Observed Treatment Strategy (DOTS)

Office or Division:

RHU & BIRTHING HOME

Classification:

Simple, complex

Type of Transaction:

G2c

Who may avail:

Any person, 10 years old and above, who displays the following symptoms may have Tuberculosis:

·         Persistent coughing for two weeks or more

·         Fever

·         Progressive weight loss

·         Chest or back pains

·         Hemoptysis or recurrent blood streak sputum

Loss of appetite

CHECKLIST OF REQUIREMENTS

WHERE TO SECURE

N/A

N/A

 

 

CLIENT STEPS

AGENCY ACTIONS

FEES TO BE PAID

PROCESSING TIME

PERSON RESPONSIBLE

1.    Inquire about the TB DRUG dispensary and the requirements

 

1.    Answer the queries of the client.

None

5 minutes

 

 Midwife / Nurse on Duty-MHO

 

1.    Receive Instructions

 

2.    Instruct the client for proper sputum collection

None

5 minutes

 

 

Midwife / Nurse on Duty-MHO

 

 

3.    Collect and submit the Specimen

 

 

3.collect sputum specimen and submits it to the Medical Technologist for examination.

3.1Clients receives information as to the date of release of result.

Php 50

10 minutes

 

 

 

MedTech-MHO

 

 

4.    Enroll for the program

 

4.MHO/TB Coordinator/ Midwife on Duty: Assesses the patient, if eligible as National Tuberculosis Program (NTP) Beneficiary.

4.1 If eligible, enrolls patients and issues

4.2NTP identification card.

4.3Gives patient info-education about TB Disease and Control and the importance of the Directly Observed Treatment for Short Course Chemotherapy with his/her treatment partner.

4.4 Issues initial TB Drug. Supply to treatment partner and instruct patient where to report for his daily intake of TB drugs and schedule of follow-up sputum re-exam

None

2 hours

Municipal Health Officer-MHO

or

Municipal Nurse-MHO

 

 

TotalPhp. 50.002 Hours and 20 minutes
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