The applicable Standard for TB infection control at health care centres, places of long stay of people and residence of TB patients approved with the Order of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine No. 684 dated 18.08.2010 sets forth the infection control requirements for MDR-TB departments. However, the departments that comply with all such requirements are only available in Donetsk and Kharkiv regions in fact.
7. Infection control should be implemented in MDR-TB departments and all TB health care facilities, including the full separation between infectious and non-infectious patients, drugresistant and susceptible patients, and patients with chronic MDR-TB who are not eligible for treatment.