Integrating Public and Private Healthcare for TB Control

Name of the Grantee:

Innovators in Health

Objective of Project:

Transform outcomes by extending public health resources to patients struggling in private treatment

Impact Factor or Potential:

If successful at scale, the program will reach 200-450,000 patients in Bihar alone, and 2.5-4.5 million nationally.

Current Achievement:

  • 540 private referrals (in 10 months), with near-universal physician participation
  • 132 (25%) private patients at risk of dropping out have been provided public drugs
  • Current dropout rate < 1%
  • >98% private patients consent to participating