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Organization Contact Information

Name: MedSted Nepal
Street 1: Mitrapark, Kathmandu
Street 2:
City: Kathmandu
Province:
Post Code: 12521
Country: Nepal
Phone: 9849188964
Email: info@medsted.org
Web Site: http://www.medsted.org

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Trilok
Last Name: Shrivastava
Title: Mr.
Email: president@medsted.org
Phone:  

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Prajwal
Last Name: K.C.
Title: Mr.
Email: vpresident@medsted.org
Phone: president@medsted.org

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.MedSted Nepal is a Nepalese Non-Government, Non-Profit Socio-Medical Volunteering Organization that aims high to achieve improvement of Health status of the people who are suffering from its deprivation due to natural calamities, lack of reach of health facility, poverty, and lack of awareness and health education. Its active members work as Medical Volunteers in various health camps, blood donations, Medical Seminars etc. It also focuses on Medical Research Work which enhances Science to improve its knowledge for the betterment of Medical treatment for the future generation.

2.Nepal is a country with socio-economic status and hence TB has high prevalence. Although there have been many attempts to control TB, however it is not enough. We are all medical students who have reach in TB awareness, treatment, management etc. Hence, we are interested.

3. We have so far only organized awareness programs as a step towards TB control, however we do plan to do TB screening camps, database collection etc.
 
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: 0
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $1,001-$5,000
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: Involvement in Stop TB Working Groups
 
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: No
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:
Awareness programs, TB screening camps, Volunteering in health camps etc.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Nepal
Which WHO region is the main focus of your work: Global
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
Nepal

Specializations

Advocacy
Delivery of health services and care
Funding, including innovative and optimized approach to funding TB Care
Research and Development

Specializations in Countries

Delivery of health services and care Nepal

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 plan to advocate for increasing the awareness of DOTS in rural parts of Nepal and that includes many parts of western Nepal. We are keen to work with other organizations in our reach to be united to work as a team in expanding the strength of DOTS by counseling, advertising and promoting its uses and needs.

Drug-Resistant TB:
Multi-drug resistant TB has a lot of prevalence in Nepal and we plan to bring these health deprived individuals to infrastructure-rich bigger hospitals and health centers and the new cases to be noted and planned for further research and diagnosis.

Laboratory Strengthening:
We can help in specimen collection during mass-screening programs and processing the specimens for further diagnosis and research.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: November 25, 2012
Last updated: July 19, 2013