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NATA has received grant as a sub recipient for implementation of DR TB management program under Save The Children International ( Principal Recipient)at national level under the grant of Global Fund. Thus under this grant, NATA implemented following activities. Under this grant NATA is implementing the program at two district of Nepal: Kathmandu and Morang.
DOTS and Drug Resistance (DR) TB Management Services
6 DR Sub Centers functioning under NATA/GENETUP DR centers . All these centers are running in partnership with the Government health facilities.
The Sub Centers are:
Two MDR TB Hostels located at Kathmandu and Biratnagar Full package of lodding and fooding facilities are provided at these hostels of NATA at free of cost. Both hostels has 15 bed capacity each. These hostels treat DR TB patients living away from home with concentrated support, care and balance diet.
HIV counseling and testing service
NATA runs HIV counseling and testing services both at NATA Morang and NATA Kalimati to manage TB/HIV co- infection and limit the death. The centres provides counseling and testing services to TB patients. It refers the HIV positive clients to concerned stakeholders for further care and support.
Culture DST and other laboratory services:
NATA has been providing culture and DST facilities. NATA Kalimati runs international standard National Reference Laboratory for culture and DST services providing first line and second line DST facilities. It also runs General Laboratory and X-ray services both at NATA Central and NATA Morang.
Kalimati Chest Hospital
With the combine support of GoN and Global fund, NATA runs Kalimati Chest Hospital. It is a only hospital which provides the inpatient services especially for TB patients. It is 25 bedded hospital established in 1970 and is providing treatment and care services free of cost where 14 beds are allocated for Firstline TB Patients, 5 beds for DR-TB , 6 beds for other respiratory disorders along with 1 cabin facility.