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Name: Preventive and Curative Health Improvement Association (French acronym « ASAPREC»:Association Pour l’Amélioration de la Santé Préventive et Curative )
Street 1: Bujumbura-Rumonge main road (RN3)
Street 2: Kabezi commune
City: Kabezi
Province: Bujumbura
Post Code: 257
Country: Burundi
Phone: (+257 )79 972 151 /79 380 86
Email: asapreckabezi@yahoo.fr
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: NDUWAYO
Last Name: Ildephonse
Title: Member
Email: nduwayo35@yahoo.fr
Phone: +257 79479229

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: NDAYISHIMIYE
Last Name: Vianney
Title: President
Email: asapreckabezi@yahoo.fr
Phone: +257 79 972 151

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:
Preventive and Curative Health Improvement Association (French acronym "ASAPREC ") , is a non-profit Community Association made by health workers agents of Kabezi commune, working in medical careers and ancillary medical, worried by the Improvement of preventive and curative health.
Mission:
? to contribute to the reduction of the morbi-mortality of the population.

We particularly act on:
- Permanent teaching of the population about TB disease

- Permanent framing of the population in hygiene and sanitation field;
- sensitizing population to chronic diseases and to transmissible diseases;
- sensitizing population to family planning field, sexual and reproductive health;
- Prevention of HIV/AIDS transmission from Mother to child;
- Installation and improvements of health facilities;
- Reinforcement of competences of health workers;
- Advocacy for Health community insurance implementation.

We are interesting in TB because: it is amongst diseases which our Burundian's populations are facing even if many efforts are done by our government, but not yet get on good social and political action level of fighting TB and population knowledge on TB stay on low level.
As, our Association is done by health workers agents we are going to join our efforts and experiences together in order to put in place: good strategies of making a sensitization to our population , promote good adherence to anti-TB drugs to patients on Ant-TB drugs and generate action for the sustainable installation of Anti-TB club on all cells of Burundi.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 6 - 10
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
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: 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: Network with other partners
 
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:
ASAPREC is at embryonic stage, with one year. We have practically carried out administrative steps for the physical recognition of the association as well as applying for ministerial approval that we won on 20th February 2012, N0 : 530/228 and communal recognized. Moreover, there are some projects which would like to run amongst other things; presentation which will be given to Teenagers and young peoples in order to begin Anti-TB clubs implementation on all cells of kabezi commune.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Burundi
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)
Burundi

Specializations

Advocacy

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Burundi

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:
An estimated 9.4 million new cases of TB occur each year. TB exists in all parts of the world, but there are 22 HBCs1 that account for around 80% of the world’s TB cases. Globally, the highest rates of TB per capita are in the African Region.

Burundi as other African countries with its lower income level, has Total cases 6 828 with: 6 513 Total of TB new case and 315 Total retreatment cases (2011), with its TB control Financing which is totally provided by Global Fund (2012).

Preventive and Curative Health Improvement Association (French acronym "ASAPREC ") will contribute to Global plan to stop TB by:
- sensitizing population to chronic diseases and to transmissible diseases especially TB;
_ Implementing Anti -TB club by beginning by all Kabezi commune cells' and expending them at National level.
- Installation and improvements of health facilities;
- Reinforcement of competences of health workers to chronic diseases and to transmissible diseases especially TB control;
-Running monthly presentation to people especially inpatients about TB diseases and its management.
-reinforce our professional competencies in order to Meet MDG targets.

And We are doing advocacy and social mobilization in different areas of Burundi to reduce the high number of MDR-TB and tuberculosis cases in Burundi.


Drug-Resistant TB:
Multidrug-resistant TB and extensively drug-resistant TB (MDR-TB and XDR-TB) are major threats to TBcontrol, with all countries at risk.

For all above, ASAPREC will conduct advocacy and research about TB drug resistance.

TB-HIV:
People living with HIV are 20 to 37 times more likely to develop TB disease during their lifetimes than people who are HIV-negative.HIV and TB are so closely connected that the term ‘co-epidemic’ or ‘dual epidemic’ is often used to describe their relationship,which is also referred to as TB/HIV (or HIV/TB)of the 9.4 million people who became ill with TB in 2009, an estimated 1.0–1.2 million (11–13%) were HIV-positive, with a best estimate of 1.1 million (12%).

Burundi with 8.6 million of total population (2011) as other sub-Saharan countries, is facing a great percentage of Incidence (HIV+TB only) 2.6 (2.2–2.9) number of 8.6 million( 2011) and 6 742 patients have TB as new case (2011).

Preventive and Curative Health Improvement Association (French acronym "ASAPREC ") will contribute to Global plan to stop TB-HIV by:
- sensitizing population to chronic diseases (HIV) and to transmissible diseases (TB);
-Club reinforcement in all Kabezi commune colleges and schools,
-sensitizing population to family planning field, sexual and reproductive health;
- Prevention of HIV/AIDS transmission from Mother to child;
- Reinforcement of treatment or ARV availability with supervision for good sustainability of ‘DOTS’ strategy, and patient support.
- Contribute to good expansion of Stop TB Global plan.

New Diagnostics:
We are conducting campaigns for new diagnosis of tuberculosis.

Research:
we are doing research about HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis and different causes of drug resistance.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
Preventive and Curative Health Improvement Association (French acronym "ASAPREC ") , is a non-profit Community Association made by health workers agents of Kabezi commune, working in medical careers and ancillary medical, located at: Bujumbura-Burundi, Bujumbura-Rumonge main road (RN3). ASAPREC is at its embryonic stage, with one year on service , hence, no enough fund is available for our missions implementation and evaluation as we plan to our project realization.

For good accomplishment of our future prospective, budget is on core of contributing in Advocacy and implementation of different planed project for the elimination of different public health threat.

It is the reason why, our association has a potential conflict of interest with respect to Global Partnership to stop TB.

Application date: June 23, 2013
Last updated: July 22, 2013