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Organization Contact Information

Name: Flemish TB & Lung Association (VRGT)
Street 1: Eendrachtstraat 56
Street 2:
City: Brussels
Province:
Post Code: 1050
Country: Belgium
Phone: 3225106090
Email: info@vrgt.be
Web Site: http://www.vrgt.be

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Wouter
Last Name: Arrazola de OƱate
Title: medical director
Email: info@vrgt.be
Phone: 3225106090

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Prof
First Name: Sandrina
Last Name: Schol
Title: general director
Email: info@vrgt.be
Phone: 3225106090

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: National
Organization Description:
Flemish TB & Lung Association:
Scientific association on TB
Free TB Health Care delivery by specialised nurses and social workers
Advisory role toward government and policy
Education and training of medical and paramedical stafff
Stop smoking programmes
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 11 - 25
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $1 MIL-$10 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: Information on developments within the TB world
 
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: No
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: Yes
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
Scientific association on TB
Free TB Health Care delivery by specialised nurses and social workers
Advisory role toward government and policy
Education and training of medical and paramedical stafff
Stop smoking programmes
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Belgium
Which WHO region is the main focus of your work: European
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
Belgium

Specializations

Advocacy
Delivery of health services and care
Funding, including innovative and optimized approach to funding TB Care

Specializations in Countries

Delivery of health services and care Belgium

Contribution

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:
Networking with other WHO-Europe countries on the subject

Research:
EU working group on TB Control in Big Cities in the EU, supported by ECDC

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

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Last updated: October 11, 2012