About Afghanistan TB Patient Support Association (A-TB-PSA):
A-TB-PSA is an Afghanistan TB Patient Support Association based in Kabul City, established in 2009 in coordination with the government (MoPH). A-TB-PSA was registered with Ministry of Justice of Afghanistan in October 2010 as a social, non-political, independent and non-profiting organization.
A-TB-PSA registered with MoPH on date: 28/05/2019 (Reg. #: 622).
All over the country, the Association has around 300 members mostly active in central and remote areas of Afghanistan. Those are working to eliminate the TB from Afghanistan and have a country free from the burden of TB. The association outlines the rights and responsibilities of people living with Tuberculosis (TB). It empowers people with the disease and their communities.
The Patients’ Charter for Tuberculosis (the Charter) outlines the rights and responsibilities of people with Tuberculosis. It empowers people with the disease and their communities through knowledge of the disease. Initiated and developed by patients from around the world, the Charter makes the relationship with healthcare providers a mutually beneficial one.
The association sets out the ways in which patients, communities, healthcare providers, both private and public, and governments can work together as partners in a positive and open relationship, to improve standards of TB care and enhance the effectiveness of the healthcare process.