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Organization Contact Information

Name: Community and Youth Development Initiatives (CYDI)
Street 1: 54 Ekwema Crescent, Ikenegbu Layout,
Street 2:
City: Owerri Municipal, Imo State
Province: Southeast
Post Code: P.O.Box 82, Ama JK, Owerri
Country: Nigeria
Phone: +234-818-788-4609
Email: cydi2k@gmail.com
Web Site: http://www.cydi.org

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Benjamin
Last Name: Mbakwem
Title: Programme Director
Email: ydi2k@yahoo.com
Phone: +234-803-333-0586

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Ugochukwu
Last Name: Anozie
Title: Programme Officer
Email: ugochukwuanozie@yahoo.com
Phone: +234-803-096-3884

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:
CYDI is a non-governmental organization founded, in 2001, on principle that true development is self-development. Its mission is to “reach and work with young people (10-24 years) and their guardians to build their capacity in order to improve their health and socio-economic welfare”. After 12 years of working on HIV&AIDS, it has became obvious that TB was the greatest challenge facing our clients living with HIV. CYDI had to become involved in TB Control due to the cahhelnges faced by our clients who have TB/HIV Co-infection.
At the moment, CYDI is working with Imo state Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control program to...
1. To promote behaviour change in the community
2. To improve the timely detection and quality treatment of TB cases
3. To reduce the incidence of TB among PLHIV
 
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: 6 - 10
 
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: Nigeria
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:
Community and Youth Development Initiatives (CYDI) is contributing to the National TB Control plan by promoting Behaviour Change in the Community through Community Mobilisation and Awareness on Community TB Care. As an organisation with 12 years expereince working on HIV&AIDS, CYDI works in the area of TB/HIV Co-infection. We refer our HIV positive clients to TB Service providers for testing and treatment.
 

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

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy 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:
Promoting Behaviour Change in the Community through Community Mobilisation and Awareness on Community TB Care. We have trained Community Volunteers (CVs) who educate community members using the integrated social mobilisation approach. They also refer suspected case to the health facility and advocate for community support for TB work. Finally, the CVs also conduct activities aimed at reducing stgma and discrimination againts people with TB.

TB-HIV:
1. increasing health-seeking behaviour of community members, especially people living with chronic diseases.
2. refering cleints with HIV to TB Testing Facility, and vice versa.
3. improve the timely detection and quality treatment of TB cases
3. reducing the incidence of TB among PLHIV


Declaration

Declaration of interests:
None

Application date: July 4, 2013
Last updated: August 16, 2013