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Organization Contact Information

Name: Institute of Respiratory Medicine
Street 1: Pahang Road
Street 2:
City: Kuala Lumpur
Province:
Post Code: 50590
Country: Malaysia
Phone: 603-40232469
Email: drarm@hotmail.com
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Abdul Muttalif
Last Name: Abdul Razak
Title: Senior Consultant Chest Physician and Director of the Institute
Email: drarm@hotmail.com
Phone: 603-40232469

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Goon
Last Name: Ai Khiang
Title: Consultant Chest Physician
Email: goon_ipr@yahoo.com
Phone: 603-40232469

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:
It is a National referral center for all lung diseases and center for training of TB and other lung diseases. This institute was the first National TB Center, started in 1961. With the expansion of respiratory services, it became an Institute.

This Institute is also the training center for Respiratory sub-speciality, reference laboratory for TB and intensive courses for TB. Research on TB is also done at this institute.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 100 +
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 100 +
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 51 - 99
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 26 - 50
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $1 MIL-$10 MIL
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: Network with other partners
 
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:
Being the National Center for lung diseases, the Director, is the National technical advisor for the NTB. Is involved in all National activities on TB, Tb guidelines and distribution of manpower and financial help.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Malaysia
Which WHO region is the main focus of your work: Western Pacific
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
Malaysia

Specializations

Advocacy
Delivery of health services and care
Research and Development

Specializations in Countries

Unknown

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:

New TB Vaccines:
Be a center for any trial on new vaccines

Fundamental Research:
On new drugs

Research:
On outreach program for Tb Treatment

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: July 27, 2011
Last updated: July 27, 2011