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Name: MEERA FOUNDATION
Street 1: Plot No.3, Govindaraj Nagar
Street 2: Varadharajapuram Colony, Balakrishnapuram Post
City: DINDIGUL
Province: DINDIGUL
Post Code: 624005
Country: India
Phone: 91 451 2051098
Email: meerafound@rediffmail.com, meerafound@gmail.com
Web Site: http://.meerafoundation.webs.com

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: RAJA
Last Name: MOHAMED
Title: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Email: meerafound@rediffmail.com
Phone: +91 98420 85893

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: SELVA
Last Name: RANI
Title: Managing Trustee
Email: meerafound@gmail.com
Phone: +91 452 2689098

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:
MEERA is a Charitable Trust, working for HIV Prevention and TB Control for past 5 years in Dindigul District with collaboration of District TB Society.

Controlling TB in India is a tremendous challenge. The TB burden in India is still staggering. Every year, 1.8 million persons develop the disease, of which about 800,000 are infectious; and, until recently, 370,000 died of it annually —1,000 every day. The disease is a major barrier to social and economic development.

Presently we do outreach education to the community, referrals for counseling and testing, testing follow up, DOTS follow up, HIV-TB linkages, collaborate with District TB Society and NGOs in District. We planned to do Social Mobilisation through Advocacy and Communication and Treatment Adherence to the patients.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 11 - 25
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 26 - 50
 
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: India
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:
Our Organisation involve in local planning of TB Control with Government Health system and we also contribute jointly with Partnership of TB Control and Care of India.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: India
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)
India

Specializations

Advocacy
Delivery of health services and care
Technical Assistance

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy India

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 involve in Dindigul and Sivagangai Districts in Tamil Nadu State, India.

TB-HIV:
We are the key organisation working for TB-HIV in Dindigul District

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: October 23, 2010
Last updated: June 17, 2014