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Organization Contact Information

Name: WOMEN IN ACTION NETWORK FOR SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT/REFEADES
Street 1: BANGWE VILLAGE
Street 2: MAKOBOLA
City: FIZI
Province: SOUTH KIVU/ D.R.CONGO
Post Code: 3127 Bujumbura /Burundi
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Phone: +257 79 960632 / +25775
Email: zawadibitondo@yahoo.fr
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: ZAWADI BITONDO
Last Name: Abigail
Title: Chairperson
Email: zawadibitondo@yahoo.fr
Phone: +257 79 960632 /+257 75 588372

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mrs
First Name: Alphonsine APENDEKI
Last Name: NABUTUNGA
Title: Network coordinator
Email: refeadesong@yahoo.fr
Phone: +257 79 960632

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:
Mission : to defend and promote human rights with a focus on women and children .
We are interested in TB because we promote the health rights which are full part of human rights .
We fight against tb as it is a leading cause of death for people suffering from AIDS..
We plan to fight against TB in childhood and train local community health leaders on TB.
We plan to work hand in hand with Responsible of health centers sothat we can stick together to get zero death caused by TB.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 6 - 10
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $25,000-$100,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: World TB Day
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:
We sensitize local people to get tested and check forms from health centers found in our area ..
We alsso make a list of TB victims and follow them up monthly to know how they are getting better .
Most of the time we ask patients to take medicines in front of health center responsibles.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Democratic Republic of the Congo
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)
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Specializations

Advocacy

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Democratic Republic of the Congo

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 sensitize local people on the theme of fighting against TB and mobilize them to get tested . we organize Stop TB clubs in schools .and organize advocacy not to marginalize people suffering from TB .

TB-HIV:
You are well aware that TB is the leading cause of Death for people suffering from AIDS
That is why when we set up Stop TB clubs , we at the same time organize talks on AIDS .
We can not separate TB and AIDS in local people mobilization because both diseases are not known very well by locazl people .

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: August 26, 2011
Last updated: July 9, 2014