Provision of Anti Tuberculosis Medicine and Services

ABOUT THE SERVICES: The Municipal Government of Irosin, in partnership with international and national government and non-government agencies and organizations, implements an anti-tuberculosis program to prevent the spread of tuberculosis and to treat TB patients.

CLIENT GROUPS: Patients with Tuberculosis
SERVICE SCHEDULE: Monday to Friday
8:00 AM to 12:00 noon & 1:00 to 5:00 PM
TOTAL PROCESSING TIME: 1 hour and 35 minutes
Step 15 minutes

Go to Barangay Health Station inquire about the requirements for availing of tuberculosis treatment. Provide the necessary information during the initial interview and during taking of medical history record.

Midwife on duty answers queries on TB treatment. Conduct interview and records client medical history. Refer client to the RHU if the case warrants immediate attention.

Step 215 minutes

Proceed to the RHU in your Municipality

Midwife or Nurse on duty evaluates records and conduct counseling on TB instructs clients on the proper procedures in collecting sputum specimen

Step 35 minutes per visit

Submit for sputum microscopy 3 sputum specimens take for 2 to 3 consecutive days.

Midwife or Municipal Health Officer on duty obtain from client sputum samples for microscopy, advice client of the date of release of results. Results may be claimed at Barangay Health Stations.

Step 410 minutes

Go to Barangay Health Stations and secure the sputum examination result.

Midwife on duty releases sputum examination

Step 51 hour

If result is positive, go back to RHU for information and counseling and for enrollment in multi-drug therapy.

Midwife on duty conduct counseling