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Organization Contact Information

Name: SHIMANTIK
Street 1: 581, Shewrapara, Mirpur
Street 2:
City: Dhaka
Province:
Post Code:
Country: Bangladesh
Phone: 880 1711 970749, 88027214156
Email: shimantik1@dhaka.net
Web Site: http://www.shimantik.org

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Kazi Moksedur
Last Name: Rahman
Title: Executive Director
Email: moksedshimantik@hotmail.com
Phone: 88 01711970749

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Ahmed Al
Last Name: Kabir
Title: Chief Patron
Email: alkabir@rtm-international.org
Phone: 8801730069408

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:
SHIMANTIK was established in 1979 as a national NGO with a primary focus on health, women development, environment and education. It has a strong service delivery network throughout Bangladesh.The organization has developed partnership with national and international organizations and has a large network of TB services in Sylhet and Dhaka regions of Bangladesh. In our country, limited TB service provider NGO works for TB. So, the organization has decided to provide TB services in different areas. At Dhaka City Corporation, the service providers provide services to TB patients, provide diagnosis, provide medicine through DOTS services. At six sub district of Sylhet district, awareness program on TB is functioning.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 100 +
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 26 - 50
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? >$10 MIL
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: 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:
The program is functioning in consulattion with national TB control program. The representative from NTP monitor the activity regularly and provide feedback if necessary. It provide services to the TB pitent which is part of the contribution to the country.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Bangladesh
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)
Bangladesh

Specializations

Advocacy
Delivery of health services and care
Technical Assistance

Specializations in Countries

Delivery of health services and care Bangladesh

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:
Shimantik is providing DOS service in the Dhaka city corporation through 4 static clinic. It has also provided diagnosis services. It has advocacy,communication and social mobilization program in rural six sub district in Sylhet district.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
SHIMANTIK is interested to participate in the STOP TB Partnership activities

Application date: June 4, 2009
Last updated: July 20, 2013