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Organization Contact Information

Name: ASSOCIATION BURUNDAISE DES ETUDIANTS EN MEDECINE
Street 1: Boulevard du 28 Novembre
Street 2:
City: Bujumbura
Province: Bujumbura Mairie
Post Code: 1020
Country: Burundi
Phone: +257 79 932 776
Email: aabem@yahoo.fr
Web Site: http://www.abem.wordpress.com

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: NGABO
Last Name: Spagoen
Title: President
Email: president.abem@gmail.com
Phone: +257 76 379 460

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: INTUNGANE
Last Name: Axel
Title: projet coordinator
Email: axelintungane@gmail.com
Phone: +257 78 932 776

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:
Association Burundaise des Etudiants en M├ędecine (ABEM) is the medical students' association of Burundi created in 2002.ABEM is a full member of the International Federation of Medical Students' Associations (IFMSA)since 2008. He is also member of the Burundian Alliance against Aids.

His main objective is the improvement of the global health of Burundi population. TB is a big issue of public health in Burundi since it tends to increase due to the extreme poverty and the global burden of HIV/Aids.
As an association of future physicians, we have the responsability to take action and act!

In Burundi, there is a national program on TB in the ministry of health. We collaborate with the program in conducting awareness campaign on TB, mobilising communities and also advocate for specified trainings on TB control towards medical students, future physicians.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 6 - 10
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? Unable to disclose amount
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Other partners
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: Technical assistance and advice
 
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:
In Burundi, there is a national program on TB in the ministry of health.
We collaborate with the program in conducting awareness campaign on TB, mobilising communities and also advocate for specified trainings on TB control towards medical students, future physicians.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Burundi
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)
Burundi

Specializations

Advocacy

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Burundi

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:
We declare to be interested in Stop TB partnership in order to bring our help in fighting tuberculosis in Burundi.

Application date: February 24, 2010
Last updated: July 23, 2013