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Organization Contact Information

Name: Nirvana Foundation
Street 1: F.No. D-25, P.No. 14, Sector 14, Tulsi Apartments, Rohini
Street 2:
City: Delhi
Province:
Post Code: 110085
Country: India
Phone: 9717393604
Email: secretary@nirvanafoundation.in
Web Site: http://www.nirvanafoundation.in

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Rahul
Last Name: Punia
Title: Scretary
Email: secretary@nirvanafoundation.in
Phone: 9717393604

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mrs.
First Name: Naveta
Last Name: Garg
Title: President
Email: naveta@nirvanafoundation.in
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:
NIRVANA Foundation is an organization that provides Children's Education and Children’s Treatment Center Services. In addition, other services include the Vocational Training, Empowerment, Sensitization, Education, Welfare and Development of Women and Backward Community, Intensive Counseling Service for Families and Children, etc.
NIRVANA Foundation is an Indian Non Profit Organisation that works to change the lives of underprivileged children and women in India by restoring their rights. NIRVANA is registered under SOCIETIES REGISTRATION ACT XXI OF 1860.
We started our first DOT center providing free treatment for tuberculosis to people who would otherwise die because the cost of TB medicines far exceeds their income. We have developed a relationship with the State Government to receive drugs free of charge (through a program sponsored by the World Health Organization), and with public hospitals for free diagnostic tests for our patients.


 
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: 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: Involvement in Stop TB Working Groups
 
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 started our first DOT center providing free treatment for tuberculosis to people who would otherwise die because the cost of TB medicines far exceeds their income. We have developed a relationship with the State Government to receive drugs free of charge (through a program sponsored by the World Health Organization), and with public hospitals for free diagnostic tests for our patients. We have already cured 4 patients.
We are planning to open 10 DOT centers in urban-rural areas in coming next one year.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: India
Which WHO region is the main focus of your work: South East Asian
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
India

Specializations

Advocacy
Delivery of health services and care

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy India
Delivery of health services and care India

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 started our first DOT center providing free treatment for tuberculosis to people who would otherwise die because the cost of TB medicines far exceeds their income. We have developed a relationship with the State Government to receive drugs free of charge (through a program sponsored by the World Health Organization), and with public hospitals for free diagnostic tests for our patients. We cured 4 patients and more 25 patients are enrolled in out DOR center. We are plnning to open 10 more DOT denters in coming 1 year.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: August 30, 2011
Last updated: August 30, 2011