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Organization Contact Information

Name: International Veterinary Students' Association
Street 1: Dyrlægevej 9
Street 2:
City: Frederiksberg Copenhagen
Province:
Post Code:
Country: Denmark
Phone: +45 35 28 21 52;
Email: info@ivsa.org
Web Site: http://www.ivsa.org

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Theofanis
Last Name: Liatis
Title: Veterinary Public Health Director
Email: publichealth@ivsa.org
Phone:  

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Pim
Last Name: Polak
Title: President
Email: president@ivsa.org
Phone:  

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:
We are a not-for-profit non-governmental organisation run by volunteer veterinary students from around the world.
Our aim is to improve the standard of veterinary education internationally through the exchange of ideas, knowledge and culture.
Our project is being described below:
IVSA Campaign on World Tuberculosis Day
24th March 2014

Goals The local events are encouraged, also local event between IVSA and partners in local level, from educating children in remote areas to national media campaigns, provide treatment…
When people know about Tuberculosis, understand how it is transmitted and what to do when a person is exposed to this disease, lives are saved. So, using media to share information is very important.
As IVSA, we should promote the role of veterinary doctors to eradicate Tuberculosis and expand information about the importance of this disease. The role of veterinarians to stop the transmission of this disease from animals to humans.
How There are lots of ways to raise awareness:
• Visiting Farmers
We can visit farmers and talk to them about Tuberculosis, way of prevention and offer them gloves etc to protect themselves in case there is any doubt that their animals are suffering from TB.
• Visiting Schools to talk to the children about this disease is very important too
• Visit people suffering from TB in hospitals, talk with doctors etc
• Encourage your local media: newspaper or radio station and TV to promote World Tuberculosis Day.
• Create short videos and share it on social media: FB,twitter to inform people that SCOH will organize a TB campaign and we are looking for partners and also to inform our local local representatives that they should organize a local event.
• Another central video should be done by central IVSA, IFMSA, IAAS, IPSF (all partners) to show people that we are all concerned by public health and we are here to stop TB together.
• Central Leaflet about Tuberculosis: From the contamination of animals till the symptoms and treatment of people suffering from
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 100 +
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 0
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 100 +
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? Unable to disclose amount
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: World TB Day
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: Other (please explain)
 
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:
IVSA Campaign on World Tuberculosis Day
24th March 2014

Goals The local events are encouraged, also local event between IVSA and partners in local level, from educating children in remote areas to national media campaigns, provide treatment…
When people know about Tuberculosis, understand how it is transmitted and what to do when a person is exposed to this disease, lives are saved. So, using media to share information is very important.
As IVSA, we should promote the role of veterinary doctors to eradicate Tuberculosis and expand information about the importance of this disease. The role of veterinarians to stop the transmission of this disease from animals to humans.
How There are lots of ways to raise awareness:
• Visiting Farmers
We can visit farmers and talk to them about Tuberculosis, way of prevention and offer them gloves etc to protect themselves in case there is any doubt that their animals are suffering from TB.
• Visiting Schools to talk to the children about this disease is very important too
• Visit people suffering from TB in hospitals, talk with doctors etc
• Encourage your local media: newspaper or radio station and TV to promote World Tuberculosis Day.
• Create short videos and share it on social media: FB,twitter to inform people that SCOH will organize a TB campaign and we are looking for partners and also to inform our local local representatives that they should organize a local event.
• Another central video should be done by central IVSA, IFMSA, IAAS, IPSF (all partners) to show people that we are all concerned by public health and we are here to stop TB together.
• Central Leaflet about Tuberculosis: From the contamination of animals till the symptoms and treatment of people suffering from TB(this also should be done with our partners)
• Webinars
Organize webinars concerning Tuberculosis by veterinary and humans doctors destinated to veterinary, human medicine students ,IAAS members to improve the knowledge of our members regarding this disease and to standardize the information .(This should be done in the end of January, beginning of Febru-ary)
• Lectures
Organize lectures together in the local level to show people that this problems affect humans and animals and we should cooperate together to fight against TB.
• T-shirt design
Partners Possible collaborators:
• Stop TB www.stoptb.org
• Veterinary without Borders https://www.vetswithoutborders.ca/
• IFMSA and maybe other Students’ Organizations
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Denmark
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)
Greece
India
Indonesia
Nepal
Tunisia

Specializations

Advocacy

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Greece

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:
Awareness of people for Animals trasmited TB to humans.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: January 9, 2014
Last updated: February 18, 2014