Health and Beyond Foundation

Strengthening Institution Capacity And Training Of Nurses On HIV/AIDS And Tuberculosis


Across all states in India from tertiary to primary levels

Client - • Futures Group International India Pvt Ltd, Indian Nursing Council under the Global Fund Project

The Technical & Operational Guidelines of the RNTCP (Revised National TB Control Program) program were recently revised by the Ministry of Health in 2018. HABF consultants and REACH, together with a technical team of nurses from Indian Nursing Council completed the revisions of the existing Nurses & ANM training modules with the latest guidelines and updates on TB diagnosis and treatment. A 3-day training package for nurses and a 2 day package for ANM (auxiliary nurse midwife) were developed and piloted. These training modules would be utilised for training of nurses and ANM across the country.

A total of 30 Nurses trainers have been trained on the new modules as a pilot program

  • Pan-India Training of Nurses on HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis
  • Strengthening nurse training institutions as Training centers of excellence


  • 140,000 staff nurses, nursing tutors and ANM trained
  • 65 nursing institutions in government and private sectors, strengthened as Nurse Training centers of Excellence
  • Supportive supervision for nurses initiated for the 1st time in India
  • E-learning program on HIV for Nurses launched
  • 4 baseline and midline studies conducted on Nurses attitudes & Practices in patient care for HIV & TB
  • 4 were HIV & TB client satisfaction surveys which included stigma & discrimination