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Organization Contact Information

Name: Pediatric TB Program
Street 1: CS516-840 Sherbrook Street
Street 2:
City: Winnipeg
Province: Manitoba
Post Code: R3A1S1
Country: Canada
Phone: 1-204-787-4753
Email: caraneta@cc.umanitoba.ca
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr.
First Name: Raquel
Last Name: Consunji-Araneta
Title: Director, Pediatric TB Service
Email: caraneta@cc.umanitoba.ca
Phone: 1-204-787-4753

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms.
First Name: Michelle
Last Name: Delorme
Title: Nurse Clinician
Email: mdelorme@hsc.mb.ca
Phone: 1-204-787-4697

General Information

Board Constituency: Countries
Organization Type - Primary: Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: None
Is your organization legally registered in your country: No
Organization Reach: National
Organization Description:
We provide Pediatric TB services to the province of Manitoba and neighboring Saskatchewan, Nunavut and Northwestern Ontario. We have the highest rates of TB in the country.
Because children are the most vulnerable but neglected population, we advocate for policies to improve contact tracing, work up and treatment of the pediatric population.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 1 - 5
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: 0
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? < $1,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Attendance at a TB related event
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: Canada
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 the only clinic in the province who sees children with tuberculosis. We are involved in the development of hospital and provincial policies for Pediatric TB.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Canada
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)
Canada

Specializations

Delivery of health services and care

Specializations in Countries

Delivery of health services and care Canada

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 are provide standardized treatment by DOT/DOPT by working closely with the local Home Care Program and provincial health branches

Drug-Resistant TB:
We are working in collaboration with the Provincial TB Program to standardize treatments for contacts (as they are often Pediatric) for drug resistant T

TB-HIV:
We work in collaboration with the Infectious Disease Specialists who test for TB, as we test for HIV in our patients

Fundamental Research:
We seek to provide more epidemiological information on Pediatric TB data

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: April 23, 2012
Last updated: June 16, 2014