Active TB Drug-Safety Monitoring and Management: Manual for TB Medicines and Regimens
Abstract: The purpose of this active drug-safety monitoring and management (aDSM) manual is to provide a step-by-step guide to programmatically implement a sustainable aDSM system in line with the WHO-recommended aDSM Framework. This Manual will be applicable to patients on 1) new and repurposed drugs, 2) new DR-TB regimens such as the shorter treatment regimen, and 3) XDR-TB regimens. This document will describe the detection, active monitoring and management of DR-TB patients using clinical and laboratory assessment, as well as recording and reporting of serious adverse effects.
Author(s): National TB Programme Department of Public Health Ministry of Health and Sports The Republic of the Union of Myanmar
Resource Type: Guidance and Tools
Source: Challenge TB