MDR-TB Project

Funding Agency 3MDG
Project period 5th February 2015 to 31st December 2017
Aim To reduce the incidence of, and mortality related to, MDR-TB in Myanmar.
Brief History 2013 – Pilot patient centered community-based MDR-TB care and support model with USAID CAP-TB FHI360 in 2 townships and PMDT training to GPs in 18 townships.
Expanded to 4 townships on community-based MDR-TB care and electronic recording and reporting DOT Sync.Phased out in Sept:2015.
Feb: 2015 – implemented patient-centered community-based MDRTB care and treatment support model in 8 townships with 3MDG.
2016 – 13 townships in Yangon Region.

To strengthen TB prevention by conducting patient-centered community-based MDR-TB care and treatment support model.
Awareness raising on TB burden among the community.


  • Conduct Patient-centered community-based MDR-TB care and Treatment Support
    Model by using Standardized Package of support, guideline by NTP.
  1. Patient support (30 USD per Patient per month)
  2. Evening DOT for MDR-TB patients
  3. Nutritional support (packaging and delivering)
  4. Infection Control
  5. Health Education and Adherence Counselling
  6. Household contact Tracing and referral
  7. Side Effect Monitoring and Referral

Area coverage 13 townships in Yangon Region.
Population covered 2,138,923