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Organization Contact Information

Name: CENTRE FOR HEALTH, EDUCATION & DEVELOPMENT COMMUNICATION (CHEDCOM)
Street 1: 167, IJU ROAD, FAGBA B/STOP,
Street 2: IFAKO/IJAIYE
City: LAGOS
Province: NIGERIA
Post Code: 100005
Country: Nigeria
Phone: 2348023275938
Email: chedcom@yahoo.com
Web Site: http://www.chedcomng.org

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: MRS
First Name: OMOWUMI
Last Name: SINA-OLULANA
Title: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Email: wumisinafalana@gmail.com
Phone: +2347066150800

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: CHRISTABEL
Last Name: AKINYODE
Title: PROGRAMME OFFICER
Email: christab05@yahoo.com
Phone: +2347086081810

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:
CHEDCOM is registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Abuja Nigeria. The Organisation works in the underserved rural communities on health issues with special focus on advocacy, communication and social mobilization on TB prevention. Diagnostic services are carried out at the headoffice as well.
The organisation is interested in working on TB due to the co-infection observed with our HIV+ patients during diagnosis.
CHEDCOM is planning to create massive awareness at the rural communities about TB,its causes and need for regular Diagnosis; This it hopes to implement using a variety of communication strategies, including engagement of the media for supply and support for treatment.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 26 - 50
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: 1 - 5
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? < $1,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Attendance at a TB related event
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: Information on developments within the TB world
 
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:
Through diagnosis at the Laboratory at the Head office, community sensitisation and awareness raising
 

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
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:
Contribute to early diagnosis through expansion of TBREACH activities in hard to reach rural communities of South Western Nigeria

TB-HIV:
contribute to early detection at our Laboratory by ensuring that all those who come to know their HIV Status are screened for TB, and prompt referal made. This will be implemented at Lagos, Nigeria by 2015

Laboratory Strengthening:
contribute to objective 1 by employing qualified personnel and re-training of all existing Lab staff on current diagnostic methods at the Lab in our Lagos office by 2013

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: October 22, 2010
Last updated: September 7, 2011