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Organization Contact Information

Name: AMPA RESOURCE FOUNDATION
Street 1: MISSION STREET, NEAR STAR PHOTOS-NSAWAM
Street 2: MARKET STREET
City: NSAWAM
Province: EASTERN
Post Code: 00233
Country: Ghana
Phone: +233-244101915/+233-2440
Email: ampaorganization@gmail.com
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: MR.
First Name: EMMANUEL
Last Name: MINTAH
Title: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Email: ampaorganization@gmail.com
Phone: 0244-101915

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: MR.
First Name: BRIGHT
Last Name: OWUSU
Title: PROJECTS CO-ORDINATOR
Email: brytowuz@yahoo.com
Phone: +233-244027758

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:
AMPA Resource Foundation is a Non-Governmental Organization operating in the Akuapem-South Municipality in the Eastern Region of Ghana.

AMPA has offered social service and health education especially with TB to rural communities since its inception in 2001.The organization in collaboration with the Municipal Health Management Team (MHMT) has engaged in TB awareness creation and prevention in the Municipality with affected persons being referred to the appropriate quarters for treatment.
As an NGO dealing with PLWHIV support group, AMPA seeks to broaden its scope on awareness creation, prevention and referrals activities through community durbars, sensitization and adherence in schools as well as psychosocial counseling for its clients.
AMPA also seeks to use its volunteers to embark on on a house to house education in the municipality.on most rural communities indicate that these rural folks needed information about health related issues such as
 
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: 6 - 10
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $10,001-$25,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Stop TB communications
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: Network with other partners
 
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: Ghana
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 has incorporated RB control in its health related projects and as such educate people on stigmatization against people with TB, refer people to health facilities for TB treatment.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Ghana
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)
Ghana

Specializations

Advocacy
Delivery of health services and care

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Ghana

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:
Ampa Resource Foundation has been Collaborating with the Ghana Health Service and Stop TB Ghana to implement community interventions and national advocacy programs. Since 2001, Ampa has been educating community members in Akuapem South municipality of the Eastern region of Ghana on TB prevention and treatment, spreading the key message: "TB is curable, seek early treatment". Ampa now wants to undertake community TB action planning and implementation, promoting early detection and prompt treatment seeking behaviour, and collaborate with Municipal Health Management Team to strengthen DOTS in the Akuapem South municipality.

TB-HIV:
Ampa Resource Foundation has been working with HIV support groups in the Eastern region of Ghana since 2001. Since HIV and TB are twin-epidemics, Ampa has been educating its HIV clients on TB, encouraging them to test for TB and supporting them to access the necessary TB services available. Ampa will continue to ensure that HIV clients test for TB and have access to CPT, ART, and IPT, whichever is appropriate as determined by healthcare providers.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No known conflict of interest.

Application date: April 24, 2011
Last updated: November 2, 2012