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Name: Bridge Consultants Foundation
Street 1: House No: 250-D,Block 6, PECHS, Nursery Karachi
Street 2:
City: Karachi
Province: Sindh
Post Code: 74500
Country: Pakistan
Phone: +92234536151
Email: bridgeresearch_k@yahoo.com
Web Site: http://www.bridgeresearch.org.pk

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Syed
Last Name: Sharaf Shah
Title: Excutive Director
Email: drsharafshah@yahoo.com
Phone:  

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Arshad
Last Name: Altaf
Title: Research Incharge
Email: arshad.altaf@gmail.com
Phone:  

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: International
Organization Description:
Bridge is a not for profit organization registered as a trust, under Trust Act 1860 with Government of Pakistan. The main objective of the organization is to promote research, training, innovative public health interventions and advocacy for better health, education and social development of impoverished communities in the country. Our strategy is to Bridge the gap between civil societies, governmental organizations, academic institutions and donors, through research and training.

Our human resources encompasses a cadre of professionals ranging from researchers, teachers, educationists and clinicians, social scientists and health care workers who hold terminals degrees in their fields such as PhDs from institutes of highest repute in the world. The key individuals strengthen the organization’s capacity bringing with them ample experience of academic excellence, field work, data management and social and clinical practice.

Our focus of activities is prevention and control of infectious diseases. Bridge closely works with Government and Non Government Organizations including, Infection Control Society Pakistan (ICSP) and Infectious Diseases Society of Pakistan (IDSP) for prevention and control of infectious diseases in the country. Bridge has successfully completed several important projects in collaboration with above organizations including development of Infection Control Manual, Epidemiological research studies to monitor trends and patterns of Hepatitis, Tuberculosis, STIs and HIV/AIDS.

Bridge has developed strong linkages with nationals and internationals organizations such as Ministries of Health, Population and Education. Academic institutions include Baqai Medical University, Aga Khan University and Dow University of Health Sciences. Internationally we work with National Institute of Health (NIH-USA), University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), Vanderbilt University of Nashville, Tennessee. World AIDS Foundation (WAF) and World Health Organization (EMRO). One of the main achievements has been the c
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 100 +
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 26 - 50
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $100,001-$500,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Internet search
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: Pakistan
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:
Bridge is member of stop TB partnership Pakistan. we are actively working with National and provincial TB control Program since last five years and currently we are implementing activities in 12 districts of Sindh under GFATM round 6 and round 9 and TB-REACH
 

Geographical Reach

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

Specializations

Advocacy
Delivery of health services and care
Research and Development
Technical Assistance

Specializations in Countries

Unknown

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:

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
None

Application date: August 12, 2009
Last updated: August 29, 2014