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Organization Contact Information

Name: YOUTH-CHILD SUPPORT INITIATIVE
Street 1: 80, OLD ENUGU ROAD MILE50, ABAKALIKI
Street 2: 10, CARTER STREET OGUI TOWNSHIP ENUGU
City: ABAKALIKI
Province: EBONYI STATE
Post Code: 40000006
Country: Nigeria
Phone: +234-805-445-8466
Email: youth_chldinitiative@yahoo.com
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Oprah
Last Name: Nnaji
Title: Executive Director
Email: youth_chldinitiative@yahoo.com
Phone:  

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Ngozi
Last Name: Ugwu
Title: Program Cordinator
Email: cdccpubhealth@yahoo.com
Phone: +234-803-4747-806

General Information

Board Constituency: Developing Country NGO
Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Community-Based Organization (CBO)
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: National
Organization Description:
YCSI is a youth focused National non governmental organisation based in the South-East of Nigeria.Supporting youth in and out of school, vulnerable/orphans children and their families. YCSI activities spread around their health, psychosocial, education, rights, nutrition,economic strenghtening. YCSI is interested in TB work as some of her clients who are HIV positive has come down with TB. Her work in the communities on community health has exposed her to so many client with persistant coughing who after refferal to a DOT center come were diagnosed TB positive. YCSI has been doing work on prevention education, inclusion of cured clients,advocacy,patient homebased care, tracking and patient support for DOTS adherence.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 6 - 10
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 26 - 50
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
 
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: 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:
We are into community advocacy. Drug literacy, Home based care, Awareness creation, Community out reach education on TB DOTS
 

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
Funding, including innovative and optimized approach to funding TB 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:
YCSI is known for her advocacy and work on social inclusion of TB clients in their immediate family and the community as a whole with community education on Basics of TB infection and care

TB-HIV:
YCSI is in fore front to implement the integration of HIVTB in Enugu state Nigeria and is supporting the HIV-TB Unit of Poly District Hospital to do same.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
My information is correct and there are no known conflict of interest

Application date: January 1, 2011
Last updated: June 20, 2012