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Organization Contact Information

Name: Hospital Escola São Francisco de Assis - Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Street 1: Av. Presidente Vargas nº 2863 ,Cidade Nova
Street 2:
City: Rio de Janeiro
Province: Rio de Janeiro
Post Code: 20210030
Country: Brazil
Phone: + 55 21 31844402
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Maria Catarina
Last Name: Motta
Title: PhD

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Sonia
Last Name: Batista

General Information

Board Constituency: Technical agencies
Organization Type - Primary: Academic / Research Institution
Organization Type - Secondary: None
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: International
Organization Description:
The São Franciso de Assis School Hospital is a facility that provides health care for poor population in Rio de Janeiro City. We are located at downtown area with high prevalence of Tuberculosis.
We belong to theFederal University of Rio de Janeiro.
Our objective is to provide health care and practice for undergraduate and graduate students from School of Medicine, Nursing, Psychology, Social Service, Pharmacy etc.
Total number of staff in your organization: 100 +
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 0
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 0
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $1,001-$5,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Involvement in TB control provision
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: Resource mobilization
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: Brazil
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 are iniciating a project tha deals with clinic research.

Geographical Reach

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


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

Technical Assistance Brazil


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:

Rapid test

New Diagnostics:
New protocol

Evaluation research with community health agents


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: March 20, 2009
Last updated: September 8, 2011