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Organization Contact Information

Name: Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
Street 1: Near CMH Rawalpindi
Street 2:
City: Rawalpindi
Province:
Post Code:
Country: Pakistan
Phone: +925156134570
Email: maahin1@yahoo.com
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Aamer
Last Name: Ikram
Title: Aamer
Email: maahin1@yahoo.com
Phone: +923215170713

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Luqman
Last Name: Satti
Title:  
Email: luqmansatti@hotmail.com
Phone: +923215570838

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: National
Organization Description:
My Organization is a hospital where we provide diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative facilities to the patient. I being a member of the organization (consultant medical microbiologist) is actively involved in various simple, rapid but cost effective TB diagnostic modalities which are also published at international level. This will help in reducing time to diagnosis of TB and subsequently its early control specially in resource poor countries with high TB burden like ours.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 51 - 99
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? < $1,000
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: Pakistan
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 are regularly monitoring, and diagnosing the new TB cases through smear microscopy and culture. Positive cases are isolated and their records are regularly updated and intimated to the concerned authorities.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Pakistan
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)
Pakistan

Specializations

Delivery of health services and care

Specializations in Countries

Delivery of health services and care Pakistan

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:

New Diagnostics:
We are focusing in the development of new rapid, but cost effective TB diagnostic modalities which will be helpful to be implemented in peripheral and low income setups

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflict of interest please.

Application date: March 27, 2012
Last updated: June 21, 2014