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Organization Contact Information

Name: Association of people Infected with TB, Malaria and HIV/AIDS
Street 1: National Youth House N04 Ikot Ekpene close off Emaka street opp, ups Area 11 Garki Area 11
Street 2: The same above
City: Abuja
Province: FCT
Post Code: 09234
Country: Nigeria
Phone: +234-7030382773
Email: spaidnigfct@yahoo.com
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Mr, John
Last Name: Okene
Title: National Coordinator
Email: spaidnigfct@yahoo.com
Phone:  

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Sam
Last Name: Obasi
Title: Chairman Board of trustees
Email: zeemermann@yahoo.com
Phone: +234-8035901126

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: National
Organization Description:
the Orgainzation is an NGOs working Communities in Nigeria is also a support Group membership are only those living with Hiv Aids in Nigeria
 
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: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $25,000-$100,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Attendance at a TB related event
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: Nigeria
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 work with some Hospital and the communities to educate them on the list of TB
 

Geographical Reach

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

Specializations

Advocacy
Delivery of health services and care
Funding, including innovative and optimized approach to funding TB Care
Provision of drugs, diagnostics and commodities
Research and Development
Technical Assistance

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Nigeria

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:
Improving early case detection by sensitizing the communities on recognition of the signs and symptoms of TB,(2)improving the health-seeking behaviour of the people in the communities by encouraging them to report to the health facilities when such signs and symptoms are detected,(3)working with Village Health Workers and the Ward Development Committees to improve the identification of new cases and immediate referral of such cases to health facilities for treatment, (4)sensitization of the communities on the fact that TB is curable, (5)Advocating for full re-integration of cured individuals into the society and assisting such individuals to regain their normal roles in the family, workplace and society, (6)educating individuals on treatment on the need for strict adherence to treatment and also to complete treatment in order to prevent Drug-Resistant TB (7)educating health workers on the need to screen patients diagnosed with TB for HIV and also to monitor those on ART for signs and symptoms of TB, (8) Building the capacity of Primary Health Care Workers to deliver HIV/AIDS/TB/Malaria services in the same facility so that such facility becomes a one-stop shop for patients in need. This will improve compliance to care and make for better treatment outcome, (9)advocating for the introduction of new drugs with less toxicity and minimal side-effects, (10)advocating for the introduction of new vaccines to enhance prevention of new infections and to protect the individuals at risk, (11)advocacy for improved funding to Research Institutions, (12)improving methods of new case detection and ways of reaching the unreached and increasing access to treatment, care, and support.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
Nil.

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Last updated: June 16, 2014