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Organization Contact Information

Name: San Antonio Metropolitan Health District City Chest Clinic
Street 1: 2303 SE Military Drive, Bldg 528
Street 2: co-located on the Texas Center for Infectious Disease (TCID) campus
City: San Antonio
Province: Texas
Post Code: 78223
Country: United States of America
Phone: 210-207-2293
Email: tommy.camden@sanantonio.gov
Web Site: http://www.sanantonio.gov/health/TB-Main.html

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Tommy
Last Name: Camden
Title: Health Program Manager--Tuberculosis Prevention and Control
Email: tommy.camden@sanantonio.gov
Phone: 201-207-2293

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Dora
Last Name: Maruffo
Title: TB Clinic Supervisor
Email: dora.maruffo@sanantonio.gov
Phone: 210-207-8823

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: International
Organization Description:
The TB Prevention and Control Program provides examination, diagnosis and treatment with directly observed therapy (DOT) for people with suspected or confirmed active tuberculosis disease. The program also provides screening and preventive medicine for those with a known exposure to TB or those from high-risk populations.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 11 - 25
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 0
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $500,001-$1 MIL
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: Network with other partners
 
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 coordinate our program thru the state TB program but we do receive both state and federal funding.
 

Geographical Reach

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

Specializations

Delivery of health services and care

Specializations in Countries

Delivery of health services and care 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 continue to enhance our outreach and DOT capability.

Laboratory Strengthening:
Our laboratory continues to enhance testing capability and response.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: March 12, 2012
Last updated: August 26, 2014