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Table 3 The overall status of PITC service by DOTS centres

From: Implementation fidelity of provider-initiated HIV testing and counseling of tuberculosis patients under the National Tuberculosis Control Program in Kathmandu District of Nepal: an implementation research

Overall Status by each Components DOTS Centresa
A B C D D
Basic Amenities +++ +++ +++ +++ +++
Basic Equipment +++ ++ +++ ++ ++
Infection and Prevention +++ ++ ++ ++ ++
Information System +++ ++ ++ ++ ++
PITC Service ++ ++ ++ ++ ++
  1. +++” = Good Readiness, “++” Acceptable Readiness, “+” Poor Readiness
  2. a A= Private referral hospital, B & C= Community hospital, and D & E= Public referral hospital;