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Organization Contact Information

Name: Ayunuku Health Education Center (AHEC)
Street 1: Suit 14/16, 5th Floor, Nagwamatse House,
Street 2: No. 48/50 Ahmadu Bello Way Kaduna State Nigeria
City: Kaduna
Province: Kaduna
Post Code:
Country: Nigeria
Phone: 234-8025335587
Email: destinyinfocenter@gmail.com or ayunukuhealthed@gmail.com
Web Site: http://destiny-resource.blogspot.com

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: ISAH
Last Name: DANSSALLAH
Title: Executive Director/CEO
Email: idanssallah@yahoo.com
Phone: 234-8025335587

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Williams
Last Name: Toro
Title: Deputy Director/SPM
Email: aayuubah2k@yahoo.com
Phone: 234-8027433728

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:
We were known as Destiny Resource Center (DRC) since 2006 and registered with the Kaduna State Ministry of Youth and Sports in 2009 until our formal registration with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) under a new name, AYUNUKU HEALTH EDUCATION CENTER (AHEC), with effect from 23 December, 2013. This constitutes the reason for the change of name from Destiny Resource Center (DRC) to AYUNUKU HEALTH EDUCATION CENTER (AHEC). However, all documents bearing Destiny Resource Center’s name and logo are still valid until otherwise stated by the management.


Area of focus:

1. TB
2. HIV
3. GOOD GOVERNANCE
4. AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
5. POVERTY REDUCTION


ACSM, TB case detection and referral, treatment support,and treatment defaulter tracking, are basically the activities we have been doing in contributing to the national TB control program. The above activities still remain our future interventions as a CSOs member while adopting new frameworks, guideline and strategies that are linked directly with CSOs intervention in TB control.
 
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: 11 - 25
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $10,001-$25,000
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: Involvement in Stop TB Working Groups
 
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: Nigeria
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:
We contribute to the National program through the provision of relevant data which is used to determined the local, state and national TB burden/case findings. We achieve the above through our ACSM activities, case detection and referral for treatment, care and support services, treatment support and treatment defaulter tracking. There is no doubt that, our involvement at the TB/HIV TWG and the Civil Society for the Eradication of Tuberculosis in Nigeria (TB Network, serves as a forum where we contribute to the national TB control program.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Nigeria
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)
Nigeria

Specializations

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

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Nigeria

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:
We are currently involved in advocating for DOTS Expansion through the activation of more DOTS centers in hard to reach rural communities.

Drug-Resistant TB:
Sub-sub recipient (SSR) to the HAF/GFATM Community Multi-Drug Resistance TB MDR-TB Project covering the whole 23 LGAs of Kaduna State. MOU signed in October 2013 expected to end in 2015.


TB-HIV:
We are involved at the state TB-HIV TWG were we are addressing and ensure intergration of services by the relevant stakeholders. This is also ongoing process.

New Diagnostics:
We are sub-sub recipient (SSR) to the HAF/GFATM CTBC Project in both Phase 1 & 2 Rounds. Working in Bwari Area Council of FCT Abuja, and Kaduna South LGA of Kaduna State (2011 to date). All MOUs under the partnership have been renewed which is expected to end in 2015.

We are Sub-sub recipient (SSR) to the Netherlands Leprosy Relief (NLR); sub recipient to KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation entrusted by TB CARE 1 in the execution of the U.S Agency for International Development (USAID) Cooperative Agreement No. AID-OAA-A-10-00020 for the implementation of the Tuberculosis Collaboration and Coordination, Access to TB Services for all People, Responsible and Responsive Management Practices, Evidence-Based Project Monitoring & Evaluation covering Kachia and Kajuru LGA starting from April 1, 2013 to September 28, 2015.

The TB Network engaged Destiny Resource Center (DRC) as Sub-sub-Recipient/Zonal Lead NGO  for its Program Objective 6: To contribute to the restoration of public confidence in primary health care services in Nigeria thereby reverse the decline in the utilization of PHC facilities in 36 States and FCT. An MOU was therefore signed between the two parties based on the principles of partnering to strengthen DRC’s capacity in mentoring 20 CBOs in Kano and Kaduna States (10 per state) to increase and improve its role in integrated AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (ATM) response in Nigeria through referrals and public health awareness. Specifically, the main objective of this partnership is to restore public confidence in Primary Health Care services in Nigeria within the context of the Community System Strengthening (CSS) GF phase 2 project implementation cycles from January 2013 to June 2015. We are covering 6 LGAs in Kaduna State namely; Igabi, Kagarko, Kaura, Soba, Kudan and Sabon Gari. In Kano state, we covering 8 LGAs namely; Gwale, Kibiya, Nassarawa, Wudil, Tarauni, Gabasawa, Dala and Bebeji. We also cover 20 Wards and PHCs per state.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
I Isah Danssallah, Executive Director of Destiny Resource Center, hereby agreed with the terms and condtions under this partneship and promiss to abide by the rules and regulations.

Application date: December 11, 2009
Last updated: January 20, 2017