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Organization Contact Information

Name: PEOPLE EMPOWERMENT ORGANIZATION (PEO)
Street 1: NO. 2 ADESUWA CLOSE, OFF ESTHER CLOSE,
Street 2: OLUTI, OLD OJO ROAD,
City: AMUWO ODOFIN LGA
Province: LAGOS
Post Code: +234
Country: Nigeria
Phone: 08023168997
Email: peonig@gmail.com
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: MRS.
First Name: PHILOMENA
Last Name: OKURE
Title: PROGRAMME MANAGER
Email: philomenaokure@yahoo.com
Phone: 08023168997

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr. Mrs
First Name: Regina
Last Name: Akpan
Title: Board Chairman
Email: reginaakpan56@yahoo.com
Phone: 08033037002

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:
PEOPLE EMPOWERMENT ORGANIZATION (PEO)IS REGISTERED WITH CORPRATE AFFAIRS COMMISSION AS A NON-GOVERNMENTAL NOT FOR PROFIT ORGANIZATION CONCERN WITH PROVIDING SUCCUR TO THE POOR, VULNERABLE AND MARGINALIZED MEMBER OF THE SOCIETY.
OUR VISION IS A COMMUNITY FREE FROM DISEASE,WE PLAN TO EDUCATE OUR COMMUNITY ON THE RIGHT INFORMATION ABOUT TB CONTROL AND CARE.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 11 - 25
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? < $1,000
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: 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:
The Organization is carrying out Community TB Care (CTBC) in our community. Through this programe many clients has been referred to the DOTs centers by the Community Volunteers (CVs). This activities has help in the increase of awareness and knowledge of people about TB which has resulted in stigma reduction and increase in demand for TB test.
 

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

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:
Through advocacy to the Local Government Leaders the number of DOTS centers has increase from 6 in 2010 to 12 in 2012 in Ojo LGA of Lagos State in Nigeria, this expansion is also due to the social mobilization carried out in the various communities in the LGA, which has brought about increase in demand of DOTS services.

TB-HIV:
Through advocacy, communication and social mobilization awareness of TB as a co-infection of HIV has been highlighted to the community.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
We do not have any conflict of interests.

Application date: December 7, 2010
Last updated: June 21, 2014