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Organization Contact Information

Name: WOMEN'S ORGANISATION FOR DEVELOPMENT AND EMPOWERMENT OF COMMUNITIES (WODECO)
Street 1: 9 Onikolobo Road
Street 2:
City: ABEOKUTA
Province:
Post Code:
Country: Nigeria
Phone: 234 704 1044 969
Email: wodeconig@yahoo.com
Web Site: http://www.wodeco.org

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Mary
Last Name: Ajayi
Title: Executive Director
Email: molly4everajayi@yahoo.com
Phone: 234 803 3520 627

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Florence
Last Name: Akinsanya
Title: Deputy Director
Email: jisolaus@yahoo.com
Phone: 234 803 3276 770

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:
WODECO is a membership organisation with over five thousand members in communities all over Nigeria. Our goal is to improve the living conditions and position of women and their family. We work with PLWHs and since tuberculosis is associated with HIV, we also have interest in TB issues. The area we work in is mainly in advocacy, awarenes creation and sensitization and we intend to continue in this areas for TB control. We concentrate our efforts in rural and hard to reach areas because people in urban centres are sufficiently aware and informed about TB. We are interested in Tb brcause we work extensively with HIV support groups and OVC as a member of the TB Network in Nigeria and we intend to carry our awareness/sensitization and other programmes further since most people are ashamed to come forward for treatment. We want to do all we can to reduce TB stigma among the rural dwellers and those we currently work with in other to reduce and control the spresd of TB in Nigeria. We are currently working in this direction but we want to increase our reach and intensify our effort in this areas,
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 11 - 25
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: 100 +
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $100,001-$500,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Internet search
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: Nigeria
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 participate in workshops and policy making meetings. We attend meetings at the local levels to disseminate latest information about TB care and prevention. We also dialogue with Parliamentarians andLawmakers to draw their attention to the importance of TB control.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Nigeria
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)
Nigeria

Specializations

Advocacy

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Nigeria

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:
We intend to participate extensively in this group soa as to share our experiences and to learn from others on ways to reduce TB related deaths among people living with HIV. We are currently collaborating with nigerian TB and HIV control Agencies in Nigeria to achieve the global TB/HIV targets and we intend to intensify our efforts in achieving the set goal.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: August 11, 2012
Last updated: August 20, 2012