Under the National Strategic Plan (2017-25), India has committed to Ending TB by 2025.

Reduce TB deaths by 90%, TB incidence by 80% and catastrophic expenses to zero as compared to 2015.


In collaboration with the Central TB Division and National Technical Support Unit, IHAT implements the TB State Technical Support Unit (TB STSU) in Uttar Pradesh with the objective of supporting the state’s management of private sector engagement, strategic purchasing, Direct Benefit Transfer and multi-sectoral collaboration in order to enhance TB prevention, detection and treatment outcomes.

  • Strategic Partnerships Models

Support to the State TB Cell (STC), Government of Uttar Pradesh to enhance leadership capacity and establish a regulatory framework for streamlining partner procurement and contract management. Building capacity of private service providers and Patient Provider Support Agencies (PPSA).

  • Health System Strengthening

Support the state government in Uttar Pradesh to map TB diagnostics capacity, strengthen timely notification and public health actions. Enhance availability and accessibility of TB services for rural patients at Health and Wellness Centres. Assess and monitor target of 5% referrals of presumptive TB from out-patients attending public health care facilities. Strategic behaviour change communication for early detection of TB and improved TB treatment outcomes.

  • Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation

Monitor TB care cascades at state/district level, strengthen State Task Force (STF) for TB operations research, explore resources for special studies and implementation research, support TB surveillance.

  • Multi –Sectoral Engagement

Support the government to a) enhance TB outreach services to vulnerable populations and industries, b) adopt a gendered approach focusing on elderly, children and adolescents and c) enhance social & nutritional responses for TB elimination through collaboration with other government departments and Corporates.


Collaboration with Industries to End Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB) is a preventable and treatable communicable disease. Yet, this is a leading cause of death. This brief highlights on how TB State Technical Support Unit (TB STSU) of IHAT intends to provide support the Government of Uttar Pradesh in TB prevention, detection and treatment outcomes.

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