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Organization Contact Information

Name: Hygeia Foundation
Street 1: 214 Broad Street
Street 2: Apongbon End by Leventis Bus Stop
City: Lagos Island
Province: Lagos
Post Code: 100221
Country: Nigeria
Phone: +234 (1) 6283800
Email: hftb@hygeiagroup.com
Web Site: http://www.hygeiagroup.com

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr.
First Name: Olubunmi
Last Name: Adebiyi
Title: Program Coordinator
Email: dradebiyi@hygeiagroup.com
Phone: +2347086451053

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr.
First Name: Temitayo Folorunso
Last Name: Olowookere
Title: Snr. M&E Manager
Email: drolowookere@hygeiagroup.com
Phone: +2348087182445

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:
Hygeia Nigeria Limited Foundation (HNLF) is a member of the Hygeia group of companies, Hygeia Nigeria Limited (HNL). HNLF started out in 2005 as learning center with core competence in providing capacity building for health care profession in reproductive health; comprehensive HIV management and HIV/TB collaborative activities; and malaria treatment. This was informed by the knowledge gap identified in the country in the early years of HIV/AIDS management as well as the need to improve maternal mortality outcome through provision of quality integrated reproductive health services in Nigeria.
In March 2007, HNLF through documented successes in providing capacity buildings for the management of HIV/AIDS, to both Hygeia Health Maintenance organization (HHMO) a member of the HNL and other indigenous private organization including public health institutions was selected through competitive bidding to become the first Nigerian indigenous organization to implement comprehensive HIV/AIDS program intervention. This was under the Global Fund Round 5 grant to Fight AIDS, TB and malaria (GF R5 ATM) where as a sub-recipient to National Agency for the Control of HIV/AIDS in Nigeria, HNLF scope focused on scaling up comprehensive HIV/AIDS interventions in private health facilities across the 37 states of the country including F.C.T.
Over the years of implementation, HNLF has continued to provide interventions on HIV/AIDS management through successive grant biding as well as grant consolidations of Round 9 GFATM. This grant consolidation has expanded service provision to additional 25 PHCs to support PMTCT services using the hub and spoke/cluster model in Nigeria. In this capacity Hygeia Foundation has provided trainings, supportive supervision, hands on mentoring and on-site monitoring to health care workers in program interventions.
HNLF supports 34 hospital networks across the 37 states of Nigeria including F.C.T. Through this support, as at the end of January 2012 HNLF has enrolled 41,795 PLHIV into care while 29
 
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: 26 - 50
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $500,001-$1 MIL
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: Technical assistance and advice
 
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:
A a Sub recipient to the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria,overseeing HIV care in 12 secondary health facilities and 75 Primary Health Centers in 3 states of the federation as the Lead Global Fund Implementing Partner, it is imperative to alighn all HIV activities at the sites with TB for full integrated service delivery. Hence our qquest to be in frontline of Tb networking, collaboration search for skills and knowledge.
 

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
Delivery of health services and care
Provision of drugs, diagnostics and commodities
Research and Development
Technical Assistance

Specializations in Countries

Delivery of health services and care 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 Care Delivery:
Hygeia Foundation as a pace setter in Private health sector participation in national HIV response is in the forefront advocating to the National TB program to expand DOTS services to all centers offering ART including private hospitals and faith-based health organization across Nigeria.

Drug-Resistant TB:
Through strong referral networking and adherence counselling, we have ensure that all clients in our program are effectively followed up to ensure above 90% completion of the TB treatment. We are constantly working to expand access to TB services in all our supported sites

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
None

Application date: June 6, 2013
Last updated: July 30, 2013