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Organization Contact Information

Name: Population Action International
Street 1: 1300 19th Street NW
Street 2: Suite 200
City: Washington
Province: DC
Post Code: 20036
Country: United States of America
Phone: 202-557-3414
Email: eleonard@popact.org
Web Site: http://www.populationaction.org

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms.
First Name: Elizabeth
Last Name: Leonard
Title: International Advocacy Associate
Email: eleonard@popact.org
Phone: 202-468-3635

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms.
First Name: Erika
Last Name: Larson
Title: Project Manager-The Integration Partnership
Email: elarson@popact.org
Phone: 202-468-1726

General Information

Board Constituency: Developed 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: International
Organization Description:
Population Action International (PAI) advocates for women and families to have access to contraception in order to improve their health, reduce poverty and protect their environment. We work with local and national leaders in developing countries to improve their reproductive health care programs and policies. Our TB work happens through The Integration Partnership (TIP), a 2-year project to increase country demand for RMNCH-ATM integrated services. Through TIP, we work with local civil society organizations that advocate for TB-MNCH integration. Our partners in country target the Global Fund as well as US government mechanisms to raise the issue of TB-MNCH integration and why it is critical to control TB.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 26 - 50
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 0
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 0
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? Unable to disclose amount
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Other partners
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: Yes
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
Our civil society partners in-country work with their respective ministries of health by providing the perspective of local organizations. Our partners also work through Global Fund mechanisms, which can be an important part of implementing national TB control plans.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: United States of America
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)
Burkina Faso
United Republic of Tanzania
Zambia

Specializations

Advocacy
Research and Development
Technical Assistance

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Burkina Faso
Advocacy United Republic of Tanzania
Advocacy Zambia

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-HIV:
Our local partners advocate for the inclusion of TB/AIDS/Malaria-RMNCH integrated services in Global Fund proposals and US-supported programs.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: May 14, 2012
Last updated: May 14, 2012