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Organization Contact Information

Name: International association of journalists 'Health Without Borders'
Street 1: 12-A, Ozerna Str., office 2
Street 2:
City: Kyiv
Province: Ukraine
Post Code: 03110
Country: Ukraine
Phone: +380442733097
Email: sitchen@ukr.net
Web Site: http://interhealth.org.ua/

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Gorbasenko
Last Name: Igor
Title: Head of the Bord
Email: sitchen@ukr.net
Phone: +380953151696

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Bulishcenko
Last Name: Andrey
Title: Programm director
Email: stoptb@ukr.net
Phone: +380506071784

General Information

Board Constituency: Developing 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:
Our organization provides wide range of activities on TB and HIV-associated TB prevention. We join the efforts of mass-media professionals, who work in this area. The organization activities are aimed to spread information about TB and its prevention, advocacy and social mobilization. We participated in facilitation the Proposal of Ukraine to the Global Fund (7th Round) on TB component and orginised the working process of the experts group on subcomponent 'information, advocacy and social mobilization'. The members of the Bord constantly work with the Parliament of Ukraine. And also collaborates with the WHO Office in Ukraine, the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, USAID, Foundation 'Ukrainians against TB'. We are one of the founders of oraganizations coalition 'Stop TB Together'.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 26 - 50
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 26 - 50
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $25,000-$100,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Internet search
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: Yes
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
International association of journalists 'Health Without Borders' directly supports the implementation of the following sections of the National Programme on TB Control for 2007-2011:
paragraph 1.3 – Carrying out monitoring and assessment of the state of the implementation of the Programme’s measures – by carrying out independent monitoring of the implementation of the National Programme’s measures on the national level and through its representatives in Ukraine’s regions on the regional level. Also, the Association’s representatives form part of the Advisory Group to Support and Monitor the National Programme on TB Control for 2007-2011 with the Ministry of Health of Ukraine.
section 5. Supplying TB establishments with antimycobacterial medications – by constantly monitoring and advocating timely allocation of funds for purchasing TB in the amount necessary.
paragraph 6.2 – Introduction of WHO-recommended statistical reporting forms – by advocating the introduction of international TB control strategies and recommended service provision standards in this area in Ukraine.
paragraph 9.2 – Improvement of the system of providing training for doctors, specialists on laboratory diagnostics, middle medical workers of medical establishments – by organising and holding trainings with front-line medical workers on improving the effectiveness of diagnostics of tuberculosis and combined HIV/AIDS-tuberculosis infection.
paragraph 9.4 – Development of modern programmes of training and re-training of social service workers, NGO workers in topical TB issues – by organising and holding information meetings with workers of the State Social Service for Family, Children and Youth on issues concerning organising TB control work and trainings for NGO representatives in TB prevention organisation issues.
paragraph 9.5 – Improvement of the system of providing information for the population on topical TB issues; paragraph 9.6 - Systemic publishing and distributing among the population social advertising and information and education materials on topical TB issues – by monitoring the population’s awareness about topical TB prevention issues, by preparing and advocating proposals about improving information work in this area, developing and distributing information materials on TB prevention among all the categories of the population, organising and holding information actions among Ukraine’s population.
paragraph 12.1 – Carrying out measures aimed at encouraging specialists to work at medical establishments – by advocating improvement of the social protection of phthisiologists.
Also, the Association does advocacy work to ensure funding for the National Programme on TB Control for 2007-2011 in accordance with real needs.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Ukraine
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)
Bulgaria
Georgia
Republic of Moldova
Romania
Russian Federation
Ukraine

Specializations

Advocacy
Delivery of health services and care
Technical Assistance

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Bulgaria
Advocacy Georgia
Advocacy Republic of Moldova
Advocacy Romania
Advocacy Russian Federation
Advocacy Ukraine
Delivery of health services and care Ukraine
Technical Assistance Ukraine

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:
 

Drug-Resistant TB:
 

TB-HIV:
 

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
Agree

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Last updated: May 15, 2015