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Delhi has an estimated homeless population of more than 2,50,000. Estimating high TB burden among the homeless people due to unhealthy lifestyle, poor living conditions and frequent change of places, Humana People to People India (HPPI) initiated TB interventions among homeless people of Delhi who had so far, no access to TB treatment services. The TB initiative was implemented as part of HPPI’s larger project of Homeless Resource and Service Centre (HRSC). The HRSC aimed to bring overall improvement in the lifestyle of the homeless people of Delhi and was supported by Azim Premji Philanthropic Initiative (APPI). HPPI implemented the TB initiative from December 2017 till September 2019 in 45 sites of 5 districts of Delhi and made its end line evaluation in September 2019 to ascertain overall achievements and impact.

The analysis of the project Health Management Information System (HMIS) displayed that between December 2017 to August 2019 HPPI screened 24,538, mostly male, homeless people, identified 864 presumptive cases, got 585 of them tested at chest clinics with detection of 233 TB patients. The TB initiative of HPPI under HRSC project is the reflection of the deep-rooted and serious TB problem in the homeless people of Delhi which needs to be addressed promptly with optimum attention and resources.

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Humana People to People India is a development organization registered as a not-for-profit company under section 25 of the Companies Act, 1956 as of 21st May 1998. It is a non-political, non-religious organization. Its mission is to unite with people in India in order to create development in the broadest sense through the implementation of the projects that aim at transferring knowledge, skills and capacity to individuals and communities who need assistance to come out of poverty and other dehumanizing conditions.

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