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Service areas

The Tuberculosis & Chest Service provides services for clients with tuberculosis or other chest diseases, as well as implements control andpreventive measures against these diseases.

Services include:

1. Surveillance and control of tuberculosis.

2. Outpatient services for clients with tuberculosis and other chest diseases.

Medical consultation

Medical consultation

 

Chest X-ray examination

Chest X-ray examination

 

Medical consultation

 

Chest X-ray examination

 

Sputum smear and culture examination  
Sputum smear and culture examination
 


3. Providing directly observed treatment (DOT) for patients with tuberculosis.

Directly observed treatment (DOT) First-line anti-TB drugs

Directly observed treatment (DOT)

 

First-line anti-TB drugs

TB Exhibition - use of DOT  

TB Exhibition - use of DOT

 
   
   



4. Health educational and promotional activities in relation to tuberculosis control, lung diseases and general health aspects.

   

Health education

Health education

Counselling

Counselling

Home visiting
Home visiting

 

Health talk

Health talk

Support group

Support group

TB Exhibition

TB Exhibition

   
   




5. BCG vaccination programme for newborn babies. Children under the age of 15 who have never received BCG before are also recommended to receive the vaccine.

Giving BCG vaccination After the vaccination

Giving BCG vaccination

After the vaccination





6. Assessment, preventive, curative and rehabilitative services for clients with pneumoconiosis.

Spirometry Physical assessment

Spirometry

Physical assessment

Pneumoconiosis Medical Board Lung function testing

Pneumoconiosis Medical Board

Lung function testing

Pulmonary exercise testing  

Pulmonary exercise testing

 

7. Research on tuberculosis and other chest diseases to look for better measures in the fight against these diseases.