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Organization Contact Information

Name: CENTRE FOR COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT AND PEACE INITIATIVE (CEPIN)
Street 1: PLOT 98C BISHOP MOYNAGH AVENUE, STATE HOUSING ESTATE
Street 2:
City: CALABAR
Province: Cross River State
Post Code: 540001
Country: Nigeria
Phone: +2348033486980
Email: cepinitiate@yahoo.com
Web Site: http://www.cepininitiative.org

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr.
First Name: Otu
Last Name: Ibor
Title: Board Chairman
Email: otu_crs@yahoo.co.uk
Phone:  

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Hon.
First Name: Bassey
Last Name: Ibor
Title: Executive Director
Email: basseyibor@yahoo.co.uk
Phone:  

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:
CEPIN is a national NGO which promotes on a sustainable basis and with collaboration with partners, the empowerment of youths, women/children and community through advocacy on health programmes, research, training and micro finance schemes using up to date technology and global best practises.

Tuberculosis is a major cause of ill health and death in Africa where factors like poverty, malnutrition, overcrowding, HIV/AIDS infections, poor environmenttal living conditions and of recent, development of resistant organisms are contributing to TB epidermics. Cross River State of Nigeria has a very high rate of Tubercuolisis as a co-infection of HIV/AIDS in the country according to USAID and FHI in 2008. DOTS strategy has been placed in Cross River State especially in the Federal Health Centres or Hospitals but has not reached a considerable population especially in the rural communities.

CEPIN intends to focus on establishment of a cost-effective and well monitored framework for sentizing community for test, treatment and care and engagement of community based organisations for addressing stigma at client, community and health services levels and also facilitate social mobilation to encourage symtomatic people to test for TB prevention within a limited time-frame.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 1 - 5
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
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: Internet search
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: No
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
Through Awareness creation and sentilization
 

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
Provision of drugs, diagnostics and commodities
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:
To draw Government and concerned individuals to TB victim's care


Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: January 28, 2011
Last updated: September 7, 2011