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Organization Contact Information

Name: Concern Health Education Project ( NGO)
Street 1: La Nativity presby church Area
Street 2: La Accra Ghana
City: Accra ,
Province: La - Dadekotopon Municipal Assembly (LaDMA)
Post Code: 00233
Country: Ghana
Phone: 233-243044732
Email: concernhealthghana@yahoo.com
Web Site: http://www.concernhealthghana.org / utube concernhealthghana

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: ISAAC
Last Name: AMPOMAH
Title: PRESIDENT
Email: concernhealthghana@yahoo.com
Phone: +233 243044732

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Clara
Last Name: Baba
Title: Gender mainstreaming officer
Email: concernhealthghana@live.com
Phone: +233200578464

General Information

Board Constituency: Developing Country NGO
Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Community-Based Organization (CBO)
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: National
Organization Description:
non governmental in health promotion and community development.we have engage in the compaign of TB, Hiv and Aids . Through out the past 5 years we have worked with the Ghana National TB control program where a musical jingle on TB was composed to educate commercial transport drivers and their co drivers. we are registered in the companies code of ghana as a non governmental organisation and have the recognition from the department of social welfare to operate as such.

our interest in TB is in line with the organisational vision , Mision and objective that we provide health information to the door step of the beneficiary communities and persons without respector of person, this including children and advocating for their right to quality health care services

what we plan to do is continue visiting communities especially affected communities to provide care ,support and informaation that will see to the speedy cure of TB cases and sustaining the use of our volunteers to reaching out to the affected persons in deprived communities for free medication and treatment at health centres.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 1 - 5
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: 100 +
 
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: Network with other partners
 
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: Ghana
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:

Concern Health Education Project is working to reach the hard to reach communites of ghana and is using innovative means such as nusic to send the message of TB information to the targeted audience . We have been working with the National TB program of Ghana in the past and hope to continue our relationship to move further our strategy of ensuring that TB information reach those in need.currently our proposal is with the National TB program pending approval to the global fund round 10 call for sub receipient application.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Ghana
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)
Ghana

Specializations

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

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Ghana

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:
campaigning for the enhancement and monitoring of the DOTs in Ghana and using volunteers both local and international to ensure access to information and availability of Drugs to affected towns and communities . These efforts are done to ensure effective treatment of the disease.

Drug-Resistant TB:
TB cases that as a result of Migration of affected person from one community to the other are monitored to be put on drugs such that they minimize the effect in new settlement.Concern Health Education NGO encourages communities to report cases of suspected TB to the nearby health facilities.

TB-HIV:
TB testing is promoted side by side with our HIV and AIDS campaign. Hiv positive persons will surely stay longer when their opportunitic infections like TB is treated on time.Concern Health Education Project ensures these mix in our day to day community out reach programs.

Research:
funding remains a major challenge to local organizations , we meet with district health officers to ascertain the logistics and operational challenges of providing care and support for persons affected by TB and promoting innovative ways of partnering with NGOs/CSOs.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
nothing much to say above but there should be direct information to the subscribers.

Application date: September 9, 2008
Last updated: June 19, 2014