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Organization Contact Information

Name: Eastern Provincial Health Office
Street 1: Hospital Road, Box 510023, Chipata, Zambia
Street 2:
City: Chipata
Province: Eastern Province
Post Code:
Country: Zambia
Phone: +260-216-221513
Email: marshalsikandangwa@yahoo.com
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Marshal
Last Name: Sikandangwa
Title: Provincial TB/Leprosy Coordinator
Email: marshalsikandangwa@yahoo.com
Phone: +260955990439

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Kennedy
Last Name: Malama
Title: Provincial Medical Officer
Email: malamakennedy@yahoo.com
Phone: +260978320636

General Information

Board Constituency: Countries
Organization Type - Primary: Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: None
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: National
Organization Description:
Provincial Health Office under Ministry of Health, doing TB program under the National TB program

Need to join Because we are implemeting the TB program and interested in contributing to the improvement of the services being given to the TB patients.

We are implementing, managing TB patients. This includes Case detecting, treatment, monitoring and evaulation of the Tb program in the Province under the National TB Program
 
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: 0
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 0
 
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: Involvement in Stop TB Working Groups
 
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:
The Organization is the regional office of the national TB program in Zambia. It coordinates and implements the activities at the regional office
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Zambia
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)
Zambia

Specializations

Advocacy
Delivery of health services and care
Technical Assistance

Specializations in Countries

Delivery of health services and care Zambia

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:
By implementing the DOTS and ensure that patient managment is according to the national guidelines

Drug-Resistant TB:
By detectng the MDR-TB patients including the management and preventional at regional, districts and lower levels

TB-HIV:
By implementng the TB/HV collaboartive activities

Laboratory Strengthening:
through laboratory strengthening at all levels including EQA

Research:
The organization also conducts research to improve on the implementation of the programs at all levels

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: December 6, 2010
Last updated: May 15, 2012