The standard for TB infection control at health care centres, places of long stay of people and residence of TB patients, which is approved with the applicable Order of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine dated 18.08.2010 No. 684 provides the mandatory list of departments in TB hospital of level III for distribution of TB patient flow, which should be provided with special departments/wards for HIV-infected persons (page 6-7). This document must be used in the course of designing and constructing of new health care facilities or repair of existing ones. State Building Code (SanPiN) for construction and repair of existing healthcare facilities are pending approval after being revised as required by the Standard for infection control.
12. Recommendations regarding TB infection control and biosafety should be incorporated into the construction of new, and renovation of existing, health facilities for TB, AIDS-related care and general health care.