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Organization Contact Information

Name: MARIKINA CITY LIONS CLUB
Street 1: 13 PONY ST. RANCHO ESTATE 1
Street 2:
City: MARIKINA
Province:
Post Code: 1811
Country: Philippines
Phone: +6329420277
Email: lizette.pinon@yahoo.com
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms.
First Name: Lilia Suzette
Last Name: PiƱon
Title: Director
Email: lizette.pinon@yahoo.com
Phone:  

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms.
First Name: Virginia
Last Name: Jamilano
Title: Director
Email: gie_jamilano@yahoo.com
Phone:  

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: International
Organization Description:
Our mission is rendering unconditional service to the people not just in our own community but also to the people who needs our help.

As part of an international group that supports the World Health Organisation in its fight to stop TB, our club has a commitment to help in our own way. Tuberculosis is increasing in our country. A lot of people are not aware that they have the disease. Poverty is wide spread and there are those because of poverty cannot afford to have themselves checked.
We would like to reach to different communities to stop the spread of the disease. Tuberculosis is curable if detected. We have the means, why not share the means.
Our club will be putting streamers for TB awareness in different public schools. Further, our first project is in cooperation with the Marikina City Vice- Mayors office for TB Testing using the Rapid Test Kit which we can bring to the barangays.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 11 - 25
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: Internet search
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: 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:
Our organisation is in direct contact with the local government (Marikina City).
Right now, we will be sending out posters for TB Awareness. We will also be doing TB testing on World TB Day in cooperation with the Office of the Vice-Mayor, and a supplier of TB diagnostic Rapid Test Kit.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Philippines
Which WHO region is the main focus of your work: South East Asian
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
Philippines

Specializations

Advocacy
Delivery of health services and care
Provision of drugs, diagnostics and commodities

Specializations in Countries

Delivery of health services and care Philippines

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-HIV:
We will be working together with a supplier of test kits for TB and HIV to spread awareness. Further, through our medical missions, we can test HIV and TB to control the spread. Our club is in direct contact with Rural health officers and provincial health officers.

New Diagnostics:
We plan to use TB Rapid test kits in detecting tuberculosis. We will start with our community and then go around the country to help in detecting tuberculosis.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: March 4, 2014
Last updated: April 8, 2014