and Research Division
The research studies/projects taken up by the institute are as follows:
Nodal centre for carrying
TB Disease Prevalence Survey under RNTCP.
Nodal Centre for Repeat Zonal ARTI Surveys.
Study on “Routine Referral
of TB patients to integrated Counselling & Testing Centre”.
Intervention among the Pulmonary TB cases in selected treatment units of Bangalore District.
documentation of HIV related information on TB treatment card &
Review of Articles for
journals – 10Nos.
cohort study to asses risk factors for unfavourable treatment outcomes,
including recurrent TB, among sputum positive Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Patients treated with CAT-1 regimen of RNTCP.
Disease Prevalence Survey
in Nelamangala Taluk
Activities that are planned to be carried out:
Multi centric studies on (a) capture –
recapture studies to estimate the incidence of TB, (b) TB diagnosis and
treatment practices of providers in the private sector and public sector other
than public health sector (c) uptake and barriers for HIV testing, ART and CPT
among TB cases diagnosed under RNTCP (d) study on relapse and mortality in