The standard for preventive treatment with Isoniazid is specified in the unified clinical protocol of primary, secondary (specialized) and tertiary (highly specialized) medical care “Tuberculosis” (page 166). The responsibility for providing such preventive treatment is imposed to AIDS service. The Draft National Plan for TB/HIV Co-infection Monitoring and Assessment in Ukraine for 2013-2016 provides the collection of information for the indicator “Percentage and number of new patients with HIV-infection and indications for preventive treatment with Isoniazid, who started such treatment within the reporting period”, which enables to exercise control over preventive treatment with Isoniazid of HIV-positive persons. Moreover, pursuant to the information of Ukrainian Centre for Socially Dangerous Diseases Control, the draft amendments to the TB Protocol approved with the Order of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine dated 21.12.2013 No. 1091 provides the mentioned.
11. Isoniazid preventive treatment should be provided to HIV-infected individuals (in whom TB has been excluded) at non-TB facilities to reduce their progression to active TB.