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Organization Contact Information

Name: Habitatcare and Protection Initiative
Street 1: 49 Egbu Road
Street 2:
City: Owerri
Province:
Post Code: 460001
Country: Nigeria
Phone: +2348038798834
Email: habitatcarengo@yahoo.com
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Sir
First Name: Tony
Last Name: Ayoka
Title: Mr
Email: habitatcarengo@yahoo.com
Phone:  

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Joy
Last Name: Nwaejike
Title:  
Email: njoyluv@yahoo.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: National
Organization Description:
HABITATCARE AND PROTECTION INITIATIVE is a non-governmental, non-profit NGO engaged in thematic areas that cut-across developmental issues including health.
Our NGO came to existence in 2005 and since then has gradually become one of the top civil society organizations in the state.

We are part of the malaria and TB network which are focused on eliminating the diseases in our communities.Our work in the area of HIV/AIDS especiaally in home based care exposed us to the needs of PLWHA especially those down with TB as it is not possible to adequately provide care for them without tackling TB as a co infection.We currently do advocacy, community sensitization, information disemination as well as home based care.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: Unknown
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: 1 - 5
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? Unknown
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: World TB Day
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: 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 are involved at the state level in the national ATM programme being funded by the Global Funds in collaboration with other partners.We are involved in advocacy, community sensitization and mobilization,information disemination.We also do M&E for the ATM network.
 

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
Research and Development

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:
Habitatcare works with network partners to enhance DOTS programme especially as it relates to PLWHA. We do a lot of community sensitization, advocacy and social mobilization. Our most recent activity was a step down information disemination session on Malaria and TB for ATM network members working in Imo State of Nigeria. Habitatcare collaborated with the ATM network and served as a facilitator during the programme. It held at the ATM (CSO) House, 10 Mbari Street, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria on the 15th of September, 2011.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
None

Application date: March 22, 2010
Last updated: September 16, 2011