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Organization Contact Information

Name: Stop TB Italia Onlus
Street 1: Viale Zara 81
Street 2:
City: Milan
Province: Milan
Post Code: 20159
Country: Italy
Phone: 0039-02-64445886
Email: stoptbitalia@gmail.com
Web Site: http://www.stoptb.it

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mrs
First Name: Agnese
Last Name: Cimmino Caserta
Title: Dr.
Email: stoptbitalia@gmail.com
Phone: 0039-02-64445886

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Giorgio
Last Name: Besozzi
Title: Dr.
Email: besozzig@gmail.com
Phone: 0039-02-64443321

General Information

Board Constituency: Developed Country NGO
Organization Type - Primary: Partnership
Organization Type - Secondary: National Stop TB Partnership
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: International
Organization Description:
Stop TB Italia is a non profit organization, properly definied as ONLUS. It was founded in 2004 by a group of specialists, working in the field of TB, that realized how poor was the general awareness in the country on the disease. Stop TB Italia mainly focuses on National Advocacy and Communication, and supports some international projects ( South Africa, Senegal)
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 1 - 5
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 0
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? $100,001-$500,000
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: Italy
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:
In Italy there is not a national TB plan.However, the partnership has been contributing to address the challenge faced regarding TB in the country.
The partnership's main services and functions are:
1) Provide information and raise awareness of the population and the institutions related to TB prevention, diagnosis and treatment.
2) Advocate for political changes, reforms and funding among decision makers and public institutions.
3) Give support to TB patients in Italy (mostly patients from Eastern Europe countries and North Africa who receive economic support to get to Villa Marelli or Sondalo hospital for treatment and follow up) and abroad through projects that support national TB programmes in high burden countries.
4) Offer medical expertise and support for training health care providers.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Italy
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)
India
Italy
Senegal
South Africa

Specializations

Advocacy

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy India
Advocacy Italy
Advocacy Senegal
Advocacy South Africa

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:
Stop TB Italia has contributed to the global plan to stop tb through its main functions and activities:
1) Provide information and raise awareness of the population and the institutions related to TB prevention, diagnosis and treatment in Italy and abroad (ex. India)
2) Advocate for political changes, reforms and funding among decision makers and public institutions in Italy
3) Give support to TB patients in Italy (mostly patients from Eastern Europe countries and North Africa who receive economic support to get to Villa Marelli or Sondalo hospital for treatment and follow up) and abroad through projects that support national TB programmes in high burden countries (South Africa, Senegal)
4) Offer medical expertise and support for training health care providers.


Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

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Last updated: May 26, 2014