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Organization Contact Information

Name: World Vision International
Street 1: 300 "I" Street, NE,
Street 2:
City: Washington,DC
Province:
Post Code: 20002
Country: United States of America
Phone: +1(202)572-6471
Email: Adugna_Kebede@wvi.org
Web Site: http://www.wvi.org

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Adugna Kebede
Last Name: Yimam
Title: Technical Director HIV and TB
Email: Adugna_Kebede@wvi.org
Phone: +202-702-8030

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Christo
Last Name: Greyling
Title: Director
Email: Christo_greyling@wvi.org
Phone: +3133 464 3199

General Information

Board Constituency: Developed Country NGO
Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Faith-based organization (FBO)
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: International
Organization Description:
World Vision International supports TB control program in several countries accross the globe. The goal is to expand and intensify DOTS approach in collaboration with the National TB Programs aligning with the STOP TB Partnership. WV adds value through strong community based approach, bringing active community participation and involvement in local TB actvities. Projects have organised community care gorups which provide local advocay, care and support for the TB patients and their families. World Vision has HIV/AIDS prevention and care program in 75 countries and recognises the dual burden of TB & HIV and promotes a collaboravtive TB/HIV approach in their programs. WV has intense focus on child health and mortality reduction. A call to action for addressing childhood TB has been prepared and dissemniated through internal venues and through partner orgnizations. Future projects to address childhood TB management are in the pipeline
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 100 +
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 100 +
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 26 - 50
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 100 +
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $500,001-$1 MIL
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Stop TB communications
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: Involvement in Stop TB Working Groups
 
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: Canada
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:
advocacy efforts with STOP TB Canada
awareness and lobbying for increased funding
communication pieces around World TB day
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
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)
Afghanistan
Albania
Angola
Armenia
Australia
Austria
Azerbaijan
Bangladesh
Belgium
Bolivia
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Brazil
Burundi
Cambodia
Canada
Chad
Chile
China
Colombia
Costa Rica
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
El Salvador
Ethiopia
Finland
France
Georgia
Germany
Ghana
Grenada
Haiti
Honduras
India
Indonesia
Ireland
Italy
Japan
Jordan
Kenya
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Lebanon
Lesotho
Malawi
Malaysia
Mali
Mauritania
Mexico
Mongolia
Mozambique
Myanmar
Nepal
Netherlands
New Zealand
Nicaragua
Niger
Pakistan
Panama
Papua New Guinea
Peru
Philippines
Romania
Russian Federation
Rwanda
Senegal
Sierra Leone
Singapore
Solomon Islands
Somalia
South Africa
Spain
Sri Lanka
Sudan
Swaziland
Sweden
Switzerland
Thailand
Uganda
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
United Republic of Tanzania
United States of America
Uzbekistan
Vanuatu
Viet Nam
Zambia
Zimbabwe

Specializations

Advocacy
Funding, including innovative and optimized approach to funding TB Care
Research and Development
Technical Assistance

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Dominican Republic
Advocacy Ethiopia
Advocacy India
Advocacy Indonesia
Advocacy Papua New Guinea
Advocacy Philippines
Advocacy Rwanda
Advocacy Thailand

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:

TB Care Delivery:
ACSM, community-based DOTS, TB Care groups, community awareness about TB, Buffer stocks for TB drugs

TB-HIV:
Dominican Republic, Honduras; collborative TB/HIV approach

Laboratory Strengthening:
lab supplies, buffer stocks, training assistance

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date:  
Last updated: October 18, 2016