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Organization Contact Information

Name: TBNet/Health Network - Migrant Clinicians Network
Street 1: PO Box 164285
Street 2:
City: Austin
Province: Texas
Post Code: 78716-4285
Country: United States of America
Phone: 1-800-825-8205
Organization Email: hn@migrantclinician.org
Web Site: http://www.migrantclinician.org

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms.
First Name: Deliana
Last Name: Garcia
Title: Director International Projects, Research, and Development
Email: dgarcia@migrantclinician.org
Phone: 512-579-4501

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Ricardo
Last Name: Garay
Title: Manager,Health Network
Email: rgaray@migrantclinician.org
Phone: 512-579-4508

General Information

Board Constituency: Developed 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: International
Organization Description:
MCN functions as a global organization with more than 10,000 constituents whose work is overseen by a board of directors comprised of frontline clinicians, researchers, policy makers and academics with experience in and commitment to migrant health. MCN’s TBNet program is a multi-national tuberculosis patient navigation and bridge case management system designed to work with mobile, underserved populations.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 11 - 25
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
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? $100,001-$500,000
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: United States of America
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:
TBNet helps the national TB control plan by offering TB treatment providers at the local, state, regional, national and international level with a service that will help them maintain patients in care who are at high risk of abandoning treatment because of voluntary or required departure from the place of treatment initiation. TBNet helps patients find TB services when they migrate within the United States or to any country in the world. Once care is established TBNet follows-up with the patient and TB clinic to ensure the patient continues and completes TB treatment.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: United States of America
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)
Belize
Brazil
Chile
China
Colombia
Cote d'Ivoire
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
El Salvador
Ethiopia
France
Guatemala
Haiti
Honduras
India
Indonesia
Iraq
Italy
Jamaica
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Malaysia
Mexico
Myanmar
Nepal
Nicaragua
Nigeria
Pakistan
Peru
Philippines
Romania
Russian Federation
Rwanda
Sierra Leone
South Africa
Thailand
Turkey
United States of America
Yemen

Specializations

Advocacy
Delivery of health services and care
Technical Assistance

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy El Salvador
Advocacy Guatemala
Advocacy Honduras
Advocacy Mexico
Delivery of health services and care Belize
Delivery of health services and care Brazil
Delivery of health services and care Chile
Delivery of health services and care China
Delivery of health services and care Colombia
Delivery of health services and care Cote d'Ivoire
Delivery of health services and care Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Delivery of health services and care Dominican Republic
Delivery of health services and care Ecuador
Delivery of health services and care El Salvador
Delivery of health services and care Ethiopia
Delivery of health services and care France
Delivery of health services and care Guatemala
Delivery of health services and care Haiti
Delivery of health services and care Honduras
Delivery of health services and care India
Delivery of health services and care Indonesia
Delivery of health services and care Iraq
Delivery of health services and care Italy
Delivery of health services and care Jamaica
Delivery of health services and care Lao People's Democratic Republic
Delivery of health services and care Malaysia
Delivery of health services and care Mexico
Delivery of health services and care Myanmar
Delivery of health services and care Nepal
Delivery of health services and care Nicaragua
Delivery of health services and care Nigeria
Delivery of health services and care Pakistan
Delivery of health services and care Peru
Delivery of health services and care Philippines
Delivery of health services and care Romania
Delivery of health services and care Russian Federation
Delivery of health services and care Rwanda
Delivery of health services and care Sierra Leone
Delivery of health services and care South Africa
Delivery of health services and care Thailand
Delivery of health services and care Turkey
Delivery of health services and care United States of America
Delivery of health services and care Yemen
Technical Assistance Belize
Technical Assistance Brazil
Technical Assistance Chile
Technical Assistance China
Technical Assistance Colombia
Technical Assistance Cote d'Ivoire
Technical Assistance Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Technical Assistance Dominican Republic
Technical Assistance Ecuador
Technical Assistance El Salvador
Technical Assistance Ethiopia
Technical Assistance France
Technical Assistance Guatemala
Technical Assistance Haiti
Technical Assistance Honduras
Technical Assistance India
Technical Assistance Indonesia
Technical Assistance Iraq
Technical Assistance Italy
Technical Assistance Jamaica
Technical Assistance Lao People's Democratic Republic
Technical Assistance Malaysia
Technical Assistance Mexico
Technical Assistance Myanmar
Technical Assistance Nepal
Technical Assistance Nicaragua
Technical Assistance Nigeria
Technical Assistance Pakistan
Technical Assistance Peru
Technical Assistance Philippines
Technical Assistance Romania
Technical Assistance Russian Federation
Technical Assistance Rwanda
Technical Assistance Sierra Leone
Technical Assistance South Africa
Technical Assistance Thailand
Technical Assistance Turkey
Technical Assistance United States of America
Technical Assistance Yemen

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:
3. Standardized treatment with supervision and patient support
TB treatment and programme management guidelines, International Standards of TB Care (ISTC), PPM, Practical Approach to Lung Health (PAL), community-patient involvement.
Our TBNet program provides patients with support, and ensures that the patients receive supervised treatment regardless of their location, we also help to notify the NTP directors of each program for better continuity of care for each case.

Drug-Resistant TB:
Maintaining difficult to treat patients in care through to treatment completion via our network and case management which reduces potential of resistance developing.

Research:
We have participated in operational research developed by the CDC to evaluate binational case management and communication.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: March 4, 2013
Last updated: August 5, 2014