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Organization Contact Information

Name: Society for Health & Education Development (SHED)
Street 1: SHED House, House # B-139, Block 1
Street 2: Gulistan Johar
City: Karachi
Province: Sind
Post Code: 75950
Country: Pakistan
Phone: +92 21 32044126
Email: contact@shed.com.pk
Web Site: http://www.shed-pak.org

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Zaheer
Last Name: Babar
Title: President
Email: contact@shed.com.pk
Phone: +92 21 32044126

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr.
First Name: Farhana
Last Name: Shahid
Title: Executive Director
Email: info@shed.com.pk
Phone: +92 21 32044126

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:
1) SHED is a Pakistan based organization that advocates, and raises awareness on TB. It was created in 2006 to fight the spread of TB.
2) We are interested in TB because we've seen a drastic increase in this disease among children in Pakistan and many people are ignorant about the disease.
3) We are trying to make people open up and talk when they are ill, make them understand that it is curable and it is not a shameful disease. In a nutshell, we are informing and educating the general public on Tb as a whole and how to prevent it.
 
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: 6 - 10
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $10,001-$25,000
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: Network with other partners
 
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: Pakistan
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:
SHED is providing patient support in Karachi, Pakistan. Treatment is being coordinated with the local government units, and volunteers are recognized as treatment partners by these government units. SHED continues to share information with at risk communities regarding the availability of services. Additionally, SHED identifies possible pediatric TB patients through annual health exams at its medical clinics. Suspected cases are referred to government clinics for evaluation for TB. Contacts of suspected and confirmed cases are also encouraged to seek TB evaluation services from the government program. Volunteers follow-up with suspected cases to encourage them to seek evaluation and any necessary treatment.
 

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

Advocacy
Delivery of health services and care
Research and Development
Technical Assistance

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy 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:

Research:
SHED is working with goverenment agencies and local agencies in improving TB control program

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: July 4, 2012
Last updated: September 14, 2013