TB treatments yield promising results in the Chechen Republic
In Russia, we run tuberculosis, mental health and cardiac care programmes in Chechnya.

For many years, we have been working closely with the Chechen Ministry of Health to implement a TB treatment programme. We focus on extensively drug-resistant TB (XDR-TB), a type of TB that is resistant to second-line drugs.

We procure appropriate medicines, including new and repurposed drugs, to provide regimens that are more effective than the conventional treatment for patients with XDR-TB. The TB programme also includes laboratory support, health promotion and psychosocial assistance for patients and their families.

We also care for TB patients with diabetes co-morbidity, regularly monitoring their blood sugar and adjusting their treatment as required, and helping them to manage their condition.

In the Chechen capital, Grozny, and in Urus-Martan hospital, we support cardiac care in the emergency department of the hospitals, by supplying drugs and medical equipment and improving the quality of care for acute patients.

In 2017

Chechen displaced: MSF open letter to OCHA

Project Update 30 Jul 2002

Chechen displaced remain under pressure

Project Update 26 Jul 2002

MSF condemns relocation of displaced Chechens

Press Release 9 Jul 2002

MSF active in the three worst hit regions as well as in IDP camps in Ingushetia and Chechnya.

Project Update 27 Jun 2002

Letter to Danish Foreign Minister on the repatriation of Chechen IDPs in Ingushetia

Project Update 10 Jun 2002

MSF concerned over new pressures exerted on Chechen refugees inIngushetia to return to Chechnya

Press Release 4 Jun 2002

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TB treatments yield promising results in the Chechen Republic
MSF Moscow

16 Malaya Dmitrovka street,
127006 Moscow,
Russian Federation