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Name: HEALTH DEVELOPMENT ALTERNATIVE INITIATIVE (HDAI)
Street 1: No. 150 Dorayi Babba along Gwarzo, Kano.
Street 2:
City: Kano
Province: Kano
Post Code: P.O. Box 197
Country: Nigeria
Phone: +2348081040908
Email: health_development@yahoo.com
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Aminu
Last Name: Ibrahim
Title: Director Programme
Email: aminuib@hotmail.com
Phone: +2347064889262

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr.
First Name: Daiyabu
Last Name: Muhammad
Title: Executive Director
Email: muhammaddaiyabuh@yahoo.com
Phone: +2348065406659

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:
Health Development Alternative Initiative (HDAI) is an independent, non Governmental, non-political, not – for - profit Organization with the overall aim of improving the health status and wellbeing of our people as well as their socio economic development. HDAI shall contribute significantly towards the improvement of the health status of the people as well as their overall socio economic well being through their active participation inculcating the spirit of self reliance for sustainability.
HDAI is interested in TB because TB is one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality in Nigeria and Kano State in particular. In addition, there is a well structured control programme at Federal, State and LGA levels which NGOs like ours can leverage upon to contribute our quota towards the reduction of TB related deaths in the spirit of partnership.
As an NGO, we are already involved in community TB care implementation in Kano state, which is the most populous state in Nigeria. This is in collaboration with the State TB control programme and funding from GFATM. We are also into ACSM activties aimed at improving political commitment, creating awareness and mass mobilisation of grassroots for TB control.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 11 - 25
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: 100 +
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $5,001-$10,000
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: Involvement in Stop TB Working Groups
 
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: Nigeria
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:
All the TB related activities being implemented by HDAI are within the framework of the Nigeria TB plan. These are mainly related to CTBC and ACSM. Because we implement these activities in collaboration with the Kano State TB control programme, their impacts are measured using the state M&E system which is part of the National M&E plan.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Nigeria
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)
Nigeria

Specializations

Advocacy
Delivery of health services and care
Research and Development
Technical Assistance

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Nigeria
Delivery of health services and care Nigeria
Research and Development Nigeria
Technical Assistance Nigeria

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:
Collaborated with the Kano State TB programme to create awareness at community as well as identify and train community volunteers

Drug-Resistant TB:
Provided technical assistance to the state TB programme on the steps to identify treatment supporters to enhance compliance to TB treatment

TB-HIV:
Capacity building of PLWHA support groups on TB/HIV in Kano State

Fundamental Research:
Intervention studies on the impact of facility based DOT vs community based DOT

Research:
Why do TB patients attending hospital based treatment centre default from treatment in Kano State?

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: January 16, 2012
Last updated: January 16, 2012