Japan Internation Cooperation Agency (JICA) has been working in Afghanistan as the implementer of ODA of Japanese Government.   The health sector has been one of focusing areas and has been assisting the National Tuberculosis (TB) control program (NTP) of the Misntry of Public Health through conducting technical cooperation projects and grant-aid programs.  Now, JICA will start the new technical cooperation project on TB control (phase 3) from October 1st for 3 years.