Towards a community test and treat strategy for TB in Ethiopia Project was launched in three different implementation areas Wendo genet, Shashemene Zuria & Kofele districts in August 2nd, August 4th, and September 5th, 2017. During the launching session, Various stakeholders MoH at all levels, BoFED, Zonal and woreda, donors, NGOs, Religious Organizations, Health Facilities, Media and staffs were present.
Objectives of kick-off meeting are
- To stimulate interest and understanding of the project to ensure the involvement of government at all levels, the involvement and NTP, partners, influential and religious leaders as well as the HEWs and the field team
- To create an opportunity whereby health and financial policy makers at district, zone and region level are engaged and to involve other relevant stakeholder to discuss on the cooperation expected throughout program implementation;
- To engage donors in the process and update them on the level of integration between project implementing organization and government relevant authorities as well as the community;
- To start documenting on the process leading to the programmer implementation;