about jsi

Helping Prevent and Control Tuberculosis by Strengthening Patient Support Services

JSIPL contributes to the national TB response as a partner in several tuberculosis (TB) strengthening projects. Its projects offer micro-targeted interventions in managing TB, contributing to improving access, last mile delivery, evidence and innovations.

The Approach


Strengthening local government response, building on existing networks, and expanding the role of stakeholders to plan and implement TB-related interventions.


Facilitating TB detection and contact tracing in the community, primary health care settings, and private sector with a focus on hot spots.

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Improving treatment completion rates for drug-susceptible and drug-resistant TB and supporting programmatic management of DR-TB.


Mentoring and building capacity of health care workers on TB-specific interventions and improving documentation and data management across all TB-related registers and reports.

Recording Impact


As part of the Tuberculosis Implementation Framework Agreement (TIFA) Project, TB Commitment Grants (TCGs) or fixed amount awards (FAA) are given to government entities, international and local NGOs, and private sector partners working in TB control and elimination.


Following participatory approaches to strengthen the supply chain for TB products among private sector clinics in project states as part of the THALI project and to implement a comprehensive and robust M&E plan to help health managers and providers collect and use TB data.


Designing solutions tailored to the local context and working with Municipal Corporations, other stakeholders, and suppliers to facilitate a seamless supply chain for drugs, consumables, etc.


Improving case detection, notification, adherence to TB care and treatment completion standards, and developing people-friendly platforms to improve access to TB services.


Implementing a comprehensive and robust M&E plan to help health managers and providers collect and use TB data.

Flagship Projects

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TB Implementation Framework Agreement (TIFA) Project

The five-year TIFA Project from 2019–2024 is part of USAID’s Global Accelerator to End TB. It is working with national TB programs and local entities to develop and negotiate FAAs aligned with country priorities on combating TB.

Tuberculosis Health Action Learning Initiative (THALI) Project

The THALI project was implemented from 2016–2020. It worked closely with the Revised National TB Control Program (RNTCP), municipal governments, and private providers to improve TB control in West Bengal.