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Organization Contact Information

Street 1: 2/32 Kennett Road
Street 2: Ellis Nagar
City: Madurai
Province: Tamilnadu
Post Code: 625010
Country: India
Phone: 0091 452 2604380
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Berlin
Last Name: Jose
Title: Founder & Secretary
Phone: 09344117375

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Glory
Last Name: Deborah
Title: Programme Manager

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:
Russ Foundation is a charity, registered as a non-profit organization in India. Since its inception in the year 1992,it has developed into a dynamic organisation with a history of bringing vital changes in the community it serves. Russ Foundation concentrates its developmental efforts at grass-root level in sectors like Health, Education, Socio-economic development, Life-skill Vocational Training and Ecology.

Russ Foundation is focused to create sustainable & culturally relevant solutions by enabling communities to break longstanding obstacles for their development. The primary object of Russ Foundation is to improve the quality of life of the children, women and the community at large, with special focus give to HIV/AIDS & TB amongst the Female Commercial Sex Wrokers, MSM (Homosexuals) and peole liveing with HIV/AIDS (PLHAs)
Total number of staff in your organization: 100 +
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 51 - 99
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 26 - 50
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 26 - 50
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: Information on developments within the TB world
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:
Russ Foundation works in collaboration with the RNTCP in the region (Madurai) and also have tied up REACH an organisation carrying out TB programme in the District.
Russ Foundation had signed and MoU with REACH to implement the TB programme. In addition we referall the PLHIVs in our fold for regular check up, follow up and Referrals. We also conduct regular awareness meetings in the rural villages and

Geographical Reach

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


Delivery of health services and care
Technical Assistance

Specializations in Countries

Delivery of health services and care India


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:


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: November 26, 2008
Last updated: September 15, 2011