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Organization Contact Information

Name: International Council of Nurses (ICN)
Street 1: 3 Place Jean Marteau
Street 2:
City: Geneva
Post Code: 1201
Country: Switzerland
Phone: +41 22 908 01 00
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Carrie
Last Name: Tudor
Title: TB/MDR-TB Project Director
Phone: +27 76 496 8335

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mrs
First Name: Deborah
Last Name: Diallo
Title: ICN TB Project Administrator

General Information

Board Constituency: Developed Country NGO
Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Other Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: International
Organization Description:
The International Council of Nurses (ICN) is a federation of over 130 national nurses associations representing the millions of nurses worldwide. Operated by nurses and leading nursing internationally, ICN works to ensure quality nursing care for all and sound health policies globally. The ICN TB Project aims to improve TB management and control by building nursing skills and capacity to deliver good quality people-centred care.
Total number of staff in your organization: 11 - 25
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 0
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 0
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $500,001-$1 MIL
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Involvement in TB control provision
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who:
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Network with other partners
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: No
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: No
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
We are not involved in Switzerland's TB control plan

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Switzerland
Which WHO region is the main focus of your work: Global
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
Russian Federation
South Africa


Delivery of health services and care
Research and Development
Technical Assistance

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy China
Advocacy Colombia
Advocacy Eswatini
Advocacy Ethiopia
Advocacy India
Advocacy Indonesia
Advocacy Kenya
Advocacy Lesotho
Advocacy Malawi
Advocacy Mozambique
Advocacy Philippines
Advocacy Russian Federation
Advocacy Senegal
Advocacy South Africa
Advocacy Uganda
Advocacy Zambia
Delivery of health services and care Eswatini
Delivery of health services and care Ethiopia
Delivery of health services and care Lesotho
Delivery of health services and care Malawi
Delivery of health services and care Uganda
Delivery of health services and care Zambia
Research and Development Eswatini
Research and Development Ethiopia
Research and Development Kenya
Research and Development Lesotho
Research and Development Malawi
Research and Development Uganda
Research and Development Zambia
Technical Assistance China
Technical Assistance Colombia
Technical Assistance Eswatini
Technical Assistance Ethiopia
Technical Assistance India
Technical Assistance Indonesia
Technical Assistance Kenya
Technical Assistance Lesotho
Technical Assistance Malawi
Technical Assistance Mozambique
Technical Assistance Philippines
Technical Assistance Russian Federation
Technical Assistance Senegal
Technical Assistance South Africa
Technical Assistance Uganda
Technical Assistance Zambia


Please tell us how your organization will contribute to the Global Plan to Stop TB by briefly describing its involvement in any of the areas of work listed below:

Drug-Resistant TB:
Our training aims to ensure that drug sensitive TB is managed well in order to prevent DR-TB as well as giving guidance on good practice for identifying and managing DR-TB.

TB and HIV are considered together within our project

Laboratory Strengthening:
Communication between laboratories and nurses is promoted in order to enhance case detection and reduce delays in diagnosis

Further research on the impact of our training will be carried out from now until 2016. Additional support will be given to individual nurses who wish to carry out research to enhance practice and improve health care worker and patient safety, in their respective countries.


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

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Last updated: January 30, 2015