Activity of HIV/TB coordination councils is regularly controlled through monitoring visits (relevant issues are included to checklists). The draft Order of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine was developed on approval of HIV/TB protocol. Responsibilities of TB and AIDS services must be specified in common orders of these two services for TB/HIV/AIDS Co-infection.
1. Existing coordination bodies (oblast TB/HIV coordination councils) should be revived and focus on improving TB/HIV collaborative interventions and monitoring implementation. At local (rayon, city) level, multidisciplinary teams should be established composed of specialists in TB, HIV and support for injecting drug users, to discuss the management of TB/HIV cases and optimize treatment outcomes and support for patients.