ABOUT THE SERVICE
The Municipal Health Office (MHO) manages an anti-tuberculosis program. The purpose is to identify and treat patients with tuberculosis (TB). Examination and drugs are provided free-of-charge.
WHO MAY AVAIL OF THE SERVICE
Any person, 10 years old and above, who displays the following symptoms may have tuberculosis:
- persistent coughing for 2 weeks or more
- progressive weight loss
- chest or back pains
- hemoptysis or recurrent blood streak sputum
- loss of apetite
- tiredness / night sweating
HOW TO AVAIL OF THE SERVICE
|Follow These Steps||It Will Take You||Please Approach|
Inquire about the TB Drug dispensary and the requirements.
|2 minutes||Midwife on Duty|
Client receives instructions for proper sputum collection.
|3 minutes||Midwife on Duty|
|Collection and Submission of Specimen|
Midwife collects sputum specimen and submits it to the Medical Technologist for examination.
|10 minutes||Midwife on Duty|
Client receives information as to the date of release of result.
|Maryhail L. Guillena
|Enrollment of Patient|
|30 minutes||Marlene R. Basio
TB Nurse Coordinator