Lokpriya Hospital voluntarily has opted to go for the community service by enrolling itself as a private provider in the district of Meerut for the performance of various activities in accordance with RNTCP policy by establishing the DOTS centre in its premises.
→ We have dedicated staff who perform efficiently all the activities under DOTS scheme.
→ The centre provides free checkup and free treatment for all sputum positive cases of Tuberculosis .
→ Free of cost Good Quality sputum microscopy
→ Uninterrupted supply of good quality Anti-TB drugs
Makes the patient VIP of the program
Directly Observed Treatment Short Course Chemotherapy (DOTS)
DOTS (directly observed treatment, short-course), is the name given to the tuberculosis control strategy recommended by the World Health Organization.
Directly observed treatment (DOT) is one element of the DOTS strategy . An observer/health worker/trained person watches while the patient swallows the medicine.
Direct observation ensures treatment for the entire course
- with the right drugs
- in the right doses
- at the right intervals
All patients receive free drugs under direct observation by a DOT provider who is accessible and acceptable to the patient and accountable to health system .