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Organization Contact Information

Name: Royals Health Organization (ROHEO)
Street 1: Badome Street near District GNAT Office
Street 2:
City: Jasikan
Province: Volta Region
Post Code: Box 76
Country: Ghana
Phone: +233 0 20 410 922 8
Email: roheocause@yahoo.com
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Joe
Last Name: Soglo
Title: Executive/ Project Director
Email: roheoghana@gmail.com
Phone: +233 0 244 097 972

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Henrietta
Last Name: Gbedenyo
Title: Gender Analyst / Board Member
Email: roheocause@yahoo.com
Phone: +233 0 247 287 660

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:
ROHEO, since year 2006 have been working to reduce TB new infections in the Krachi East and Jasikan Districts of the Volta Region of Ghana. Our heart was touched to undertake this intervention when we directly came into contact with a TB patient at the HO government hospital. Secondly, our area of operation was so deprived and hard to reach, hence TB/HIV education is poor. Majority of the populace did not no TB is curable and the cure is free in Ghana. We therefore found it imperative to undertake initiatives that will curb the menace. Hence, our collaboration with the National TB Control Board / Global Fund to undertake prevention, control and management initiatives in the two project districts.
 
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: 11 - 25
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $25,000-$100,000
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: Resource mobilization
 
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: Ghana
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 Advocacy and awareness raising and referral programmes facilitated the process of people seeking early treatment when signs and symptoms related to TB emanated. People become more knowledgeable on TB/HIV related sicknesses and adopt prevention tactics.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Ghana
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)
Ghana

Specializations

Advocacy

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Ghana

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 undertake initiatives that empowered the populace to seek early treatment for TB/HIV related ailments. Also, our programs.

TB-HIV:
Trained and empowered 30 Community TB Advocates selected from the Krachi East District of the Volta Region of Ghana to strengthen TB case detection mechanism.
506 women, youth, and children from the Krachi East district willingly undertook HIV Testing to know their HIV status. Prevention strategies enhanced and coverage increased to 36 communities.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
We don't envisage any form of conflict of interest in regard to our registration and work.

Application date: June 27, 2012
Last updated: July 21, 2013