Tuberculosis (TB)
Pakistan is the world's sixth most populous country with an estimated population of 193 million and is ranked fifth amongst 30 TB high-burden countries in the world with an estimated 518,000 new TB   cases each year. The incidence rate is 268 cases per 100,000 population, prevalence rate is 342 cases per 100,000 population and overall TB mortality rate is 23 deaths per 100,000 population.   Pakistan is also one of the top 10 highest multidrug-resistant (MDR) TB burden countries with an estimated 15,000 MDR TB cases among notified pulmonary TB cases.The WHO targets for TB are 90% of the TB cases to be detected and 93% of the detected cases to complete their treatment successfully. In 2016, there were 366,061 all type TB cases notified in   Pakistan, giving an estimated treatment coverage (notified/estimated incidence) of 70% with treatment success rate of 91%. However, there is still an estimated annual short fall around 145,000   incident TB cases. This huge pool of undetected or “missing” TB cases is a cause of great concern for the national and provincial TB control programs and international partners. It is highly likely that   these active, incident TB cases are neither properly diagnosed nor receive quality care. Furthermore, these cases will often face a long delay before they are eventually diagnosed.   These missing cases form the basis of strategic priorities for Mercy Corps and the organization has been striving to detect these missing through active and passive case finding interventions coupled   with enhance case finding approaches in 65 districts of Pakistan in the Global Fund’s New Funding Request (NFR) grant.
Background of the Project
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Health

Improving the health of humans is one responsibility among many in the fight against poverty. Healthy children become healthy adults: people who create better lives for themselves, their communities and their countries......

Education

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) recognizes  education  as a fundamental right amongst the most important rights for survival for humans. It helps reduce poverty, child mortality, population growth and in......

Enviornment

PLYC considers this earth is just not the home of ours but our next generations will live on this planet. It is our duty to do every

Agriculture

Pakistan is an agricultural country. Our economy is dependent on this sector. Change is the order of the day. In our country, we, of course have changed our methodology of agriculture over the years. But we miserably failed to cope with the pace of changes in agricultural sector.

Livelihood

PLYC has focused exclusively on rural poverty reduction, working with poor rural populations in developing communities to eliminate poverty, hunger and malnutrition; raise productivity and incomes; and improve the quality of their lives. PLYC has implemented projects in very different natural,

WASH

Pakistan lions Youth Council implemented the Projects with Technical and Financial support of USAID/Abt .Associates ,philanthropists and on self help basis on Water Sanitationa, shelter, and Hygiene Promotion

livestock Development

Usama Dairies  farm was build in 2010. Usama Dairies  as model Farm and started working there with a single cow due to lack of financial resources. Usama Dairies  Model Farm independently worked for one year and ultimately succeeded to implement the Diary development Project with the technical and financial support of USAID and DRDF (Dairy Rural Development Foundation)

Gender

It is a known fact the development of a nation depends a lot on the participation of females. But we have to work hard to make

Microfinance

People of Pakistan are hard working and they like to learn the skills. Especially women are far ahead than men in learning skills.

Women Enpowerment

Pakistan lion Youth Council is working to increase the fortification and promotion of rights of expression, assembly, association and thought including religious freedoms in Pakistan where rights are at most risk. PLYC work closely with religious leaders, religious institutions, network and consoritium

Volince Against Women

Donor Name - TAHAFFUZ (women s Development Concerns) and Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) Target District-Khanewal Pakistan Lions Youth Council in collaboration with TAHAFFUZ (women s Development Concerns) and Canadian International Development Agency

Youth Development

PLYC believes in change and youth is the only factor to create the sustainable change to develop the communities. Seeing the country statistics, Pakistan possesses 64% population of youth which can create massive change in all areas of development if we provide them resources.

Rehabilitation

The plyc mission seeks to better the lives of individuals and disable people, to change their lives through our own.plyc provides rehabilitation and employment for disabled youth.we hope bring care and blessings to these neglected people with our love and actions,help them to overcome poverty while rebuilding dignity and hope for everyone

 

Membership

 

All Pakistan Youth Federation, since August 1990.

Ministry of Youth Affairs (Govt. of Pakistan) since Sep 1991

Punjab AIDS Consortium (PAC), since 2004

UNICEF Punjab, since March 1992

REAT Network/Asia Foundation

Pakistan National AIDS Control Program (PNAC)

FAFEN Membership

Membership with Nutrition Network

 

Areas We Work At

ISO 9001-2008

Quality Management System

 

 

 

 

PCP Certification

Certified through

Pakistan Center for Philanthropy (PCP).

 

 

Registration

Registered Under Voluntary Social Welfare Agencies Registration & Control Ordinance 1961 (X L V I) Vide Number Registered Under Societies Registration Act Of 1860.

 

Affiliations

Pakistan lions Youth Council have got the Consultative status with Economic and Social (ECOSOC ) Support and Coordination Department Economics and Social Affairs of United Nations

Department of Public Information (DPI) / NGO Section at United Nations, New York since April 1997.

 

 

Our Work
National Youth Award
We achieved "National Jinnah Award" against our services for the "Ministry of Youth Affairs Govt. of Pakistan" awarded by Prime Minister of Pakistan in August 2008.

Certifications

The Global Fund has been the largest donor to Pakistan in bridging the gap for TB funding in the country. There are three Principal   Recipients (PRs) for the implementation of the TB Control activities in Pakistan funded by the Global Fund. The public sector PR is National TB   Control Program (NTP) and the private sector PRs are Mercy Corps and The Indus Hospital Network. 

At national level NTP provides overall leadership and technical guidance to all TB control initiatives in the country. NTP is supported by the   Provincial TB Control Programs (PTPs) in each province. The PTPs supervise and monitor the implementation of TB control activities at the   provincial level. At the district level, the activities are implemented under the supervision of District TB Coordinator (DTC), who is supported   by the District Lab Supervisor (DLS).

Mercy Corps is a non-profit international non-governmental organization, which has been operational in Pakistan since 1986. It is improving   livelihood, increasing access to health care and helping communities recover from emergencies. Mercy Corps has been the PR of The Global   Fund for TB Control activities in the private sector since 2007. Mercy Corps is working in close coordination and collaboration with National   and Provincial TB Control Programs, contributing to the overall national case notification of TB cases. Through its partners, Mercy Corps   implemented the Public-Private Mix (PPM) project across the country by engaging private sector’s healthcare providers for the provision of   quality TB diagnosis and treatment. Under the New Funding Request (NFR) grant of the Global Fund, Mercy Corps continues to implement   PPM in 65 districts of Pakistan with six sub-recipients

The allocation of districts according to the SRs in four provinces and three regions is tabulated below:












Implementation Strategy

The implementation strategy is based on finding the missing TB cases. The missing TB cases belong to the following three groups:

•   Diagnosed in the private sector but are not reported in the National TB Case Notification
•   Symptomatic but not detected as they are hard to reach
•   Silent not detectable by 2 week cough algorithm (30% of prevalent cases)

Mercy Corps will be contributing towards finding the missing cases by addressing the symptomatic as well as asymptomatic cases.

Province

No of District

Name of Districts

 

Punjab

04

D.G Khan, Lodhran, Rajanpur, Pakpattan

 

Sindh

04

Shikarpur, Ghotki, Jacobabad, Kashmore

 

Ongoing Projects 

GFATM NFR (Malaria Component)

Elimination of Child and Bounded Labour

GFATM Round 8 (Bridging the Gap for TB

Treatment)

Child Protection & Child Rights Governace

GFATM NFR (TB Component)

GFATM TB REACH PROGRAM

Ending Gender Based Violence Together

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