Supporting National
Tuberculosis Programs for

resilient, country-led
and data-driven

National Strategic

“Applying the People-Centred Framework during the strategic planning process allowed us to systematically analyze and use data to determine the extent that Tuberculosis continues to be a public health concern and; what and why gaps in national response and service provision exist. It led us to formulate interventions that we think are the most appropriate and responsive in our context for addressing the gaps and challenges.”

– Helena Mungunda, Senior Technical Advisor for National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Program, Ministry of Health and Social Service, Namibia

Health systems fail to diagnose, care and treat people with tuberculosis at various points along the care continuum. Based on the principle of Universal Health Coverage (UHC), a people-centered approach ensures that interventions are tailored to the unique needs and circumstances of each individual or community, thereby maximizing their effectiveness and sustainability.

The PCF approach, information and tools in this website are founded upon global guidance established by World Health Organization (WHO). READ MORE


This website serves as a linking and learning platform designed to help National TB Program managers and other key stakeholders in high-TB burden countries effectively tackle the TB epidemic and achieve better outcomes.

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PCF Handbook

The PCF Handbook presents a step-by-step implementation guide for NTPs and partners implementing a PCF approach for TB Programming.

PCF Learning

PCF Learning provides capacity development resources such as eLearning courses, webinars, and how-to videos; as well as a case study experience sharing platforms.

PCF Toolkit

A toolkit repository including the PCF Dashboard (Data analytics), the Patient Pathway Analysis (PPA) wizard, and various PCF approach templates.



PCF4TB is a jointly developed approach funded by The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF). This framework reflects the efforts of the Gates Foundation, The Royal Tropical Institute Netherlands (KIT), The World Health Organization (WHO), Linksbridge, TB Modelling and Analysis Consortium (TB MAC), and its refinement project is being led by KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation with input from 10 early adopter countries (Cambodia, Ethiopia, Ghana, Indonesia, Kenya, Namibia, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Vietnam).

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