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             The Revised National TB control Programme was launched in Nagaland on 1st Dec 2001. Since the year 2007, the Programme has been achieving the goals and objectives of RNTCP.
        TB HIV collaborative activities was started in the year 2008. DOTS Plus services for management and treatment of MDR TB cases has been initiated since August 2012.

       Infrastructure under RNTCP as on 2016

                    No of District TB centres                                                       :           11

                No of Designated Microscopy Centres                                     :           44

                No of Microscopy Centres                                                      :           04

                No of DOT Centres                                                                :           929

                No of Drug Resistance (DR) TB centre                                    :           02

                No of Link DR TB Centre                                                       :           11(Districts)              

                CB NAAT lab                                                                         :           06 CBNAAT Machines

        Achievements 2016

i)                   DOTS

               Total No of TB patients put on treatment                              :           3276

            Case Detection Rate                                                            :           72 %( National Target- 70%)

            Cure Rate                                                                           :           91 %(National Target- 85%) 



ii)                DOTS Plus


            No of patients tested for MDR(Multi Drug Resistant) TB    :           1383

            No of patients diagnosed as MDR TB                                :           71

            No put on treatment                                                                       :              53


iii)              TBHIV

              Registered TB patients with known HIV status                    :            2736(84%)

           HIV infected                                                                     :           149(5%)

        New initiative:

1.                  5 (five)CBNAAT Machines to diagnosed MDR TB cases were installed at Dimapur, Mokokchung, Mon, Zunheboto & Tuensang. The CBNAAT machines for Tuensang & Zunheboto are installed at Dimapur & Kohima for the time being due to space constraints. Three more CBNAAT Machines are expected for Kiphir, Wokha & phek.

2.      Fixed dose combination (FDC)daily regiment Anti TB drugs ie 99 DOTS for TB HIV co-infected patients and isoniazid prophylactic Therapy(IPT) for PLHIVs wa launched on 9th Dec 20126.




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