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Organization Contact Information

Name: Japan-Nepal Health & Tuberculosis Research Association (JANTRA)
Street 1: Koteshowre
Street 2: Subidhanagar, 35
City: Kathmandu
Province: Bagmati
Post Code: 26225
Country: Nepal
Phone: +977-01-4487150
Email: jantra@ntc.net.np
Web Site: http://www.jantra.org.np

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Ram Sharan
Last Name: Gopali
Title: Executive Director
Email: gwala73@hotmail.com
Phone: +977-01-4487150

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Rabindra Dhoj
Last Name: Joshi
Title: Admin/HR Officer
Email: rabindra.joshi61@gmail.com
Phone: +977-01-4487151

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:
Japan-Nepal Health and Tuberculosis Research Association (JANTRA) is the leading NGO in the field of Tuberculosis Control Programme. JANTRA is involved in Urban Tuberculosis Control activity through designing effective models and mobilizing urban TB volunteers in Kathmandu Valley. JANTRA works in close coordination and collaboration with National TB Programme and District Public Health Offices (DPHO), Kathmandu Metropolitan city/Public Health Division, Urban health clinics and urban TB volunteers for the control and prevention of TB including Drug Resistance TB in urban settings and hard to reach areas.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 6 - 10
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 100 +
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $25,000-$100,000
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: Network with other partners
 
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: Nepal
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:
As one of the Sub-Receipient of GFATM-NSA grant, JANTRA involved in Urban TB control, PPM/ISTC,ACSM, Infection Control and TB/HIV Service Delivery Area (SDA)to strengthen Urban TB control programme by engaging all health care providers both from public and private sectors including active community participation by invloving Urban TB volunteers and local governance. Moreover, eveidence base activity has been conducted to improve TB/HIV collaboration, ACSM and infection control majors in health care settings.

The ultimate goal of these activities are to improve access for TB patients and provide quality services from local service delivery centres.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Nepal
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)
Nepal

Specializations

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

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Nepal
Delivery of health services and care Nepal

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:
From the GFATM-NSA grant, we are assinged to expand the DOTS service centres in private and public health care centres in urban settings.

TB-HIV:
Intensified HIV testing among TB patients who are under treatment to major the TB/HIV co-infection.

Research:
Mobilizing Urban TB volunteers to detect additional TB cases in slum and hard to reach population.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
There is no any conflict of interest from ourside. Whatever, statement we have provided is true.

Application date: March 4, 2010
Last updated: June 17, 2014