IMPACT-TB | Social medicine, infectious diseases and migration (SIM)

IMPACT TB implemented, evaluated and scaled up proven active tuberculosis (TB) case finding and social support interventions in Nepal and Vietnam. The project determined the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of different implementation models and examined barriers and enablers for knowledge translation and scale up.

Logo in blue that reads: Impact TB.
The logo of Impact TB

In order for effective translation of research findings to policies on active TB case finding and social protection for people with TB, the project actively engaged with Ministry of Health in each country, WHO, and the SPARKS network. The project started 2017, with EU funding (Horizon 2020) and finished in 2020.

The other project partners are Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine in the UK, Birat Nepal Medical Trust in Nepal, Friends for International TB relief in Germany/Vietnam, and the KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, in the Netherlands. More information about the IMPACT-TB project.

The IMPACT TB project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 733174.