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Organization Contact Information

Name: Basic Health Foundation
Street 1: Suite 7 Joem Plaza, Inside Mobil Filling , Beside Mr Biggs
Street 2: Dutse First Gate, Dutse Alhaji
City: FCT Abuja
Province: Abuja
Post Code: 234
Country: Nigeria
Phone: +2348168168720
Email: info@basichealthfoundation.org
Web Site: http://www.basichealthfoundation.org

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Kingsley
Last Name: Obiakor
Title: President / Executive Director
Email: obiakorkingsley@gmail.com
Phone: +2348168168720

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mrs
First Name: Modupe
Last Name: Sekumade
Title: Administrative Assistance
Email: sekumadam@gmail.com
Phone: +234803962351

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:
1-Our goal is to identify specific preventable and treatable illnesses in each
community and partner with the community to come up with economically
viable, culturally appropriate solutions. There will be a strong emphasis on
prevention, community based health education, early diagnosis and treatment.
There will be a strong emphasis on the most vulnerable members of each
community.
2-There is an urgent need to recognize that prevention, diagnosis and treatment of TB in children are important for public health as well as for ensuring the individual right of the child to health. Children suffer severe TB related illness that contributes significantly to the overall burden of TB and to overall child mortality.
3-ADDRESSING AND PREVENTING CHILDHOOD TB
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 51 - 99
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 51 - 99
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $1,001-$5,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Attendance at a TB related event
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:
Prevention and Advocacy:
Prevention:
Approaches include prevention of infection through improved TB control and prevention from infection to disease.
Advocacy & Communication
Children with TB are a particularly vulnerable population. The main public health messages that address TB relate to reducing the infectiousness of TB and do not relate to the impact of TB disease on children.
Advocacy on behalf of children such as the recent “Call to Action” is critical for improved management and increased attention by partnership with National TB Control plan.
 

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

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Nigeria
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:
Our organization plan to contribute to the Global Plan to Stop TB by: increasing awarness to general population and stakeholders about TB and MDR-TB,creating a network of advocates Nationally and Internationally, persuading MDR-TB and TB patients to speak about their experience and their problems, creating a volunteers network in order to provide support to TB patients to be adherent to treatment and to support their families thrugh education, information, increasing the number or NGO members.

Drug-Resistant TB:
Our organization plan to contribute to the Global Plan to Stop TB by:mapping MDR-TB patients' needs and, with partners' help,to create a low draft in order to protect patients right to treatment, social protection and social inclusion, creating a data base with all MDR-TB patients in order to help NTP by covering social and psychological aspects during and after TB treatment, providing legal advise to TB patients, providing psycological support and therapy services to MDR-TB patients, providing trainings to medical staff in order to manage patients with addictions, psychiatric problems, to motivate patients to be adherent to treatment using motivational interview.

TB-HIV:
Our organization plan to contribute to the Global Plan to Stop TB by: making partnership with HIV/SIDA patients' NGO's in order to help HIV patients to cope with TB, counselling TB patients to do HIV tests, educating them, helping them to be social included.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: January 31, 2014
Last updated: February 18, 2014