TB Case Finding

TB Case Finding

TB Case Finding


• Algorithm and reflex testing
The objectives are to ensure that diagnostic algorithms for DS-TB and DS-TB are adhered to. This session provides an overview of requesting the correct reflex test.
• Lab request form
The objectives are to ensure the lab request forms are completed accurately by health care workers. Challenges regarding the accuracy of patient information and details for tests requested will be discussed in detail.
• SMS notifications
The objective of this session is to provide an understanding of the importance of SMS notification system and delivery of laboratory results. Common challenges being experienced with SMS notifications will be discussed.
Provide detailed information on the key objectives and SBCC strategies within the TB SBCC Strategy; as well as explore the fundamentals of linkage to care within the context of public health initiatives

Utilizing SBCC Toolkit
Equip participants with knowledge on how to apply SBCC toolkits to enhance linkage to care efforts by providing participants with practical guidance on leveraging SBCC methodologies to promote behaviour change and improve healthcare access.

Enhancing SMS Notification Systems
Delve into strategies for increasing the effectiveness of SMS notifications in healthcare settings


Prof Norbert Ndjeka
Chief Director TB Control and Management

Dr Lindiwe Mvusi  
Medical Practitioner

Dr Shaheed Vally Omar
Medical Scientist

Mr Mokete Phungwayo
Medical Scientist

Mr Kabelo Lioma
SANAS Technical Assessor



06 March 2024 - 01:00 pm
06 March 2024 - 03:00 pm
CPD points