Initiatives

  1. Formation of QC TB Free Council
    Under the C.U.P Ordinance, the Council was organized to monitor TB Program Implementation and recommends interventions for problems encountered.
    Members of the Council:

    • QC Medical Society, DEPED, QC, PAISO, SSDD, BOC, Council on Health, Rotary International District 3780, Children International (QC & Manila), QC Jail, QC TB Task Force Association & QC Health Department

  2. Partnership with TB TASK FORCE (TBTF), a community based organization that helps in Case finding and Case Holding.

    • conducts TB education

    • refers presumptive TB  patients                                                              

    • acts as treatment partner                                                                       

    • follow up cases who failed to report  for treatment

    • submits reports

    • acts as remote/mobile smearers

  3. Public-Private Hospitals engaged as TB DOTS Referring or TB DOTS providing facility. At present there are 11 Government Hospitals and 23 Private Hospitals as partners.
    UERM, Novaliches General Hospital, St. Agnes General Hospital, Lung Center of the Philippines, New Era Hospital, PTSI- QI, Veterans Memorial Medical Center, Quirino Memorial Medical Center, East Avenue Medical Center, Philippine Children’s Medical Center, Philippine Orthopedic Center, National Children’s Hospital,  AFP Medical Center, Quezon City General Hospital

  4. Partnership with NGOs to further strengthen Case finding and treatment of Drug Susceptible TB:
    Payatas Orione Foundation (PAOFI), St Luigi Orione German Doctors, Maria De Matias Mission Clinic, ICAN Foundation, Guanela Center, Unang Lingap, Community Christian Transformation, Abot Kamay, Children International

  5. TB in Workplace (SM Foundation, Rebisco)

  6. Partnership with Q.C. Jail (At present also serving DRTB Cases) 

  7. Barangay TB Management Council
    (BTBMC) – in Barangay Payatas, Barangay Health Management Council (BHMC) - in Old Balara, Pansol, E. Rodriguez, E. Garcia. These councils address the basic health needs of  the community in the prevention and control of TB program

  8. TB – HIV Collaboration, in coordination with Social Hygiene Clinics. 
    Free HIV  testing are offered to TB patients (15 years old and above) to address the co-infection of HIV infection and Tuberculosis.

  9. Other TB PARTNERS like DOH-NCRO, PBSP, IMPACT,  RIT-JATA,TB LINC and PHILCAT which provide technical assistance and logistics support.               

  10. Establishment of Integrated DOTS in Bahay Toro Hills Health Center 

    • Screens and treat Drug Resistant TB in its catchment area only

  11. Establishment of Cough Center in Bahay Toro Hills Health Center

  12. Tuberculin Testing of Daycare Center Students was done last 2014 in coordination with the END TB PROJECT of Rotary District 3780.

  13. Computer Generated reports, Integrated TB Information System, ITIS​