Action point taken to reduce the LFU & Pending CD4 count:
- DAPCU has worked in close coordination with Tripura SACS, health department officials and NACP facility staff to put in place a strategy to collect blood for CD4 count testing at the Facility Integrated ART (FI-ART) centre itself. This strategy has reduced LFU cases as clients can reach the FI-ART easily instead of going to the Agartala Government Medical College (AGMC) located at a distance of 190 kms.
- A sensitization workshop was organized for people living with HIV to discuss the importance of pre-ART registration, CD4 testing, ART adherence and reducing LFU cases.
|Mobilization and sensitization on CD4 testing for People Living with HIV at Dharmanagar, North Tripura|
|Blood sample collection by FI-ART centre at Dharmanagar, North Tripura|