Stop TB Partnership

Field testing the revised TB recording and reporting forms

20 December 2005 -- The Stop TB Department of WHO, in collaboration with partners, convened three informal expert consultations in Geneva, Switzerland in April, May and September, 2005 -- . The expert group has issued revised TB recording and reporting forms and registers to facilitate building consensus at national level on a minimum standardized monitoring tool that complies with the Stop TB Strategy. The main changes in the information system forms are the inclusion of TB/HIV collaborative activities; culture for diagnosis and drug resistance testing; and the management of patient drug kits. The revision also aims to strengthen links with all care providers, civil society and the national health management information system (HMIS).