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Organization Contact Information

Name: Womenplus Health
Street 1: Ongata Rongai
Street 2:
City: Ongata Rongai
Province: Rift Valley province
Post Code: 00511
Country: Kenya
Phone: +254 737 383941
Email: womenplus.health@gmail.com
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Beatrice
Last Name: Swakey
Title: Program officer
Email: womenplus.health@gmail.com
Phone: +254 722 681389

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Lucy
Last Name: Ghati
Title: Programme Coordinator
Email: womenplus.health@gmail.com
Phone: +254 737 383941

General Information

Board Constituency: Developing Country NGO
Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Community-Based Organization (CBO)
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: National
Organization Description:
Womenplus is a community based women led organization registered in Jan 2011 that empowers rural women with information on TB and HIV. we conduct defaulter tracing and support patients on treatment to prevent emergence of drug resistance TB due to non adherence, we also teach patients on the patients charter so that they understand their roles and responsibilities towards a TB free society, We understand that women bears the scourge of TB and HIV infection in Kenya- we have lost loved ones to TB and HIV and we live with HIV and affected by TB, most of us have survived Tuberculosis
 
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: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 26 - 50
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? < $1,000
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: Information on developments within the TB world
 
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:
Womenplus is a community based women led organization that empowers women with information on TB and HIV. we conduct defaulter tracing and support patients on treatment to prevent emergence of drug resistance TB due to non adherence, we also teah patients on the patients charter so that they understand their roles and responsibilities towards a TB free society
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Kenya
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)
Kenya

Specializations

Advocacy
Provision of drugs, diagnostics and commodities

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Kenya

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:
Conduct DOTs expansion to prevent emergence of Drug resistance TB

Drug-Resistant TB:
Preventing drug resistance TB

TB-HIV:
Better intergration of TB and HIV, the relationship between the two

New Diagnostics:
Need for better better diagonistic tools

New TB Drugs:
Sensitize on the need for better TB drugs, and challenges with the available ones

New TB Vaccines:
Sensitize communities on the need for a new TB vaccine and encouraging them to partcicpate in TB vaccines research and development

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: November 29, 2012
Last updated: January 8, 2013