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Organization Contact Information

Name: National Press Foundation
Street 1: 1211 Connecticut Ave. NW
Street 2: Suite 310
City: Washington
Province: DC
Post Code: 20036
Country: United States of America
Phone: 202-663-7280
Email: npf@nationalpress.org
Web Site: http://www.nationalpress.org

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Bob
Last Name: Meyers
Title: President & COO
Email: bob@nationalpress.org
Phone: 202-663-7281

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms.
First Name: Jessica
Last Name: Jean Francois
Title: Director of Operations
Email: jessica@nationalpress.org
Phone: 202-663-7282

General Information

Board Constituency: Developed 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: International
Organization Description:
The National Press Foundation provides professional development programs for journalists on content training as well as journalism skills. This is the third year we are hosting a lung health media training program that will include information and training on TB for journalists.
 
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: 0
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 0
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $25,000-$100,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Attendance at a TB related event
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: Resource mobilization
 
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: No
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:
We train journalists around the world on the science and social issues of TB so they are more informed and able to cover the disease in a way that is useful and meaningful for their local audiences.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: United States of America
Which WHO region is the main focus of your work: Global
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
United States of America

Specializations

Advocacy

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy United States of America

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:
We provide media training programs that cover all the above listed topics to make sure journalists and the public are better informed on TB. You can see details on our previous training program here: http://nationalpress.org/programs-and-resources/program/j2j-lung-health-media-training/.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: August 5, 2011
Last updated: June 16, 2014