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									                                                                               Questionnaire_August 2009


                                          Stop TB Jordan


Primary contact
Name                                      Dr Khaled Abu Rumman
Function in the partnership               Technical support
Organization                              National TB Programme
Email                                     tbjor@go.com.jo
Web site


Initiation of the National Stop TB Partnership
Who took the initiative to promote the partnering process to build a National Stop TB
Partnership? When did it happen?

The National TB Programme manager and his Assistance took the initiative towards national Stop TB
partnership in 2006.


Rationale of the National Stop TB Partnership
Which were the challenges and opportunities that prompted the partnering process to build a
National Stop TB Partnership?

                  Challenges                                              Opportunities

   TB case detection for new sputum smear                  New funding agencies may be approached for
    positive pulmonary TB cases in 2005 was                  further support to TB control;
    63% (target of 70%);                                    NTP may collaborate with other programmes
   Treatment outcome for re-treatment                       e.g. Maternal Child Health Care for TB control
    patients are less satisfactory in 2005 (52%              among children;
    cure rate, treatment success 75%, 0%                    NTP may expand its collaboration and
    default rate, 0% transferred out, 12.5%                  partnership with international technical
    treatment failure and 12.5% death);                      agencies including KNCV Tuberculosis
   Low visibility of TB as a public health Issue;           Foundation and particularly from low
   DOT has not been extended to all TB                      prevalence countries like the Netherlands to
    cases;                                                   exchange experiences;
   Collaboration with private sector, prisons              Pilot project on Private Public Mixed (PPM)
    and other sectors has not yet been fully                 may be expanded to all Governorates.
    established;                                            Health providers have more time that can be
   Referral system for TB diagnosis from                    used for counseling sessions.
    refugee camps and primary health care                   Communities can be mobilized on making their
    centers need to be strengthened.                         area "TB –free".




National Stop TB Partnership partners
How many partners does the National Stop TB Partnership have? Who are they?

□ Ministries:
   Ministry of Defence (Royal Medical Services.
   Ministry of Interior (Prisons)

□ Multilateral/bilateral governmental agencies:
   WHO
   UNRWA




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□ Nongovernmental organizations:
   Jordanian Anti-TB Association (JATA).
   Al noor Sanatorium

□ Professional associations/technical societies:
   Chest Physician Society
   Jordanian Artists Union

□ Academic /Educational sector:
Universities

□ Community-based organizations:
   All Jordan Youth Commission (AJYC).
   Scouting Association of Jordan

□ Community-based organizations:
   All Jordan Youth Commission (AJYC).
   Scouting Association of Jordan

□ Private practitioners:
Jordan Medical Syndicate

□ Media:
TV , Radio and press

□ Others:
   International Organization of Migration (IOM)
   Rotary Club Jordan


Collaborations of the National Stop TB Partnership
Does the National Stop TB Partnership work in close collaboration with the National TB
Programme? Does the National Stop TB Partnership consult WHO (Country Office, Regional
Office, headquarters - Stop TB Partnership Secretariat)? Does it leverage the collaborations
started through the Country Coordination Mechanism (CCM) and the Interagency
Coordination Committee (ICC) or any other present in the country?

□ National TB Programme:
   Organize periodic meetings and quarterly meeting with partners NGOs
   Organize policy seminars
   Participate in world TB day
   Conducting seminars
   Develop /disseminate ACSM strategy
   Translate and disseminate ISTC among syndicate of physicians and other private providers
   Recognition of high performing partners

□ WHO Country Office:
   Participate in world TB day
   Active Member of TB- ACSM thematic group
   Local level planning

□ WHO Regional Office:
   Provides Technical Assistance (TA), financial support and consultants to support NTP.
   Organize regular meetings and seminars (workshops)
   Celebrity Activities
   ACSM Training
   Share success story


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   Facilitate attending of the international meetings related to TB issues.

□ WHO headquarters - Stop TB Partnership Secretariat:
Provision of technical support and consultants to the NTP.

□ Country Coordination Mechanism (CCM):
   Periodic meetings of CCM members.
   Seminars conducting
   Arrange for technical assistance to constituencies to enable them to assemble member
    organizations
   Mobilize resources to support the program
   Discussion of the gap analysis for the disease presented to the committee
   Harmonization of support exists between GF and other donor support


Partnering agreement of the National Stop TB Partnership
Does the National Stop TB Partnership have a partnering agreement (terms of reference)
outlining vision, goal and objectives and role and responsibilities of each partner?

□ Vision, goal, objectives:

Vision: Provision of high quality and effective TB services by all care providers

Goal: Reduce mortality and morbidity and transmission of tuberculosis, while preventing drug
resistance, until tuberculosis no longer poses a threat to public health, and achieve the Millennium
Development Goals (Goal 6, Target 8) by 2010. At least 70% of people with infectious TB will be
diagnosed and at least 90% cured.

Objectives:
 Improve TB care for vulnerable population in Jordan.
 Improve tuberculosis care for people suffering from multi-drug resistant tuberculosis and TB/HIV
    in Jordan.
 Improve general tuberculosis care

□ Role and responsibilities of partners:

Besides what mentioned above,

 NGO Partners
- Providing free sputum microscopy for TB patients.
- Delivery of DOT.
- Absentee / Defaulter tracing.

 Academic: medical institutions
- Operating DOTS corner to provide TB services in collaboration with NGOs.
- DOT & counselling, referral suspect patients.
- Participate in operational researches.

 Private sectors:
- Suspect identification
- diagnosis and referral

   Prisons:
-   Suspect identification and referral
-   DOT patients

   Community volunteer :
-   Assist in advocacy at community level
-   DOT provision


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Governance structure of the National Stop TB Partnership
Has the National Stop TB Partnership a governance structure?
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Operational plan of the National Stop TB Partnership
Has the National Stop TB Partnership developed an operational plan? If not what are the
main activities agreed by the partnership? If there is no common plan/activities, what does
each partner do in the country?
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Funding of the National Stop TB Partnership
How is the National Stop TB Partnership funded? Is it able to mobilize funds?

   Global Fund
   WHO
   Jordanian Anti-TB Association


Monitoring and evaluation of the National Stop TB Partnership
How does the National Stop TB Partnership monitor and evaluate its outcome? Have a
monitoring and evaluation report been produced? Please list below the indicators used to
measure the outcome of the partnership and the status of monitoring and evaluation reports.

□ Indicators for measuring the outcome of the partnership:
   Increase case detection rate
   Improving patient outcome
   Increase rate of notification under DOTs
   Development of surveillance system
   Number of Health providers aware of ISTC
   Number of radio programmes broadcast & TV spots

□ Monitoring report:
   Record keeping of seminars and activities meetings
   Record keeping of partners activities.
   TV/RADIO logbook
   Field monitoring of health providers sessions.
   Tracking the protocol activities

□ Evaluation report:
Auditing will be made at the end of each activity.


Other relevant information
Please, add here any other relevant information which you might find of interest for the
purpose of this questionnaire.

The National Stop TB Partnership will develop operational plan according to the already established
plan between NTP and Non-NTP Partners.




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