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The PPM Working group




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Terms of Reference

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Working group Objectives

  • To promote systematic engagement of all health care providers in TB care and control in line with International Standards for TB Care, the Stop TB Strategy and the Global Plan to Stop TB 2006-2015.
  • To provide a venue for sharing ideas, experiences and best practices related to PPM development, implementation and scale-up.
  • To promote and coordinate training of consultants for PPM activities.
  • To coordinate development of generic tools and materials assist in the development of region / country specific tools and training materials for PPM planning and implementation.
  • To provide guidance on developing global, regional, country-specific policies, strategies and plans to involve all care providers in implementation of TB control activities.
  • To coordinate provision of technical assistance related to PPM planning and implementation.
  • To promote the utilization of PPM as a component of a comprehensive approach for general strengthening of the capacity of health systems to utilize the full potential of available health care providers.
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