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Organization Contact Information

Name: Swaziland National Network of People Living with HIV and AIDS (SWANNEPHA)
Street 1: Plot Number 9 Malunge Township, Mphakatsi Street
Street 2:
City: Mbabane
Province: HhoHho Region
Post Code:
Country: Swaziland
Phone: +268 76175299
Email: dsiphoinnocent@yahoo.com
Web Site: http://www.swannepha.org.sz

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Sipho Innocent
Last Name: Dlamini
Title: Acting National Director
Email: dsiphoinnocent@yahoo.com
Phone: +268 76175299

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Ian
Last Name: Kaayo
Title: Resource Mobilization and Fundraising Officer
Email: iankaayo@yahoo.com
Phone: +268 76175299

General Information

Board Constituency: Communities
Organization Type - Primary: Patient Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: None
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: National
Organization Description:
1. The mission and focus of Swaziland National Network of People Living with HIV and AIDS was established in November, 2004 by People Living with HIV and AIDS. It mission is to enhance an enabling environment that empowers People Living with HIV and AIDS for improved quality of life. And its focus is mainly on advocacy, lobbying, coordination and capacity building for meaningful involvement of People Living with HIV in the national response to HIV/AIDS and TB co-infection.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 11 - 25
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 26 - 50
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $1,001-$5,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Stop TB communications
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: Swaziland
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:
SWANNEPHA as the only National Network of People Living with HIV and AIDS in the country, its involved in all the technical working groups (TWGs). SWANNEPHA has participated in the development of the National Strategic Framwork (NSF) 2009 - 2014 which has been recently extended (eNSF) to 2014 - 2018 from the New Funding Model of the Global Fund was considered. TB control plan is inclusive in the eNSF. In addition, SWANNEPHA is a member of the Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM)which is responsible for utilization of the Global Fund to which TB is inclusive.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Swaziland
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)
Swaziland

Specializations

Advocacy
Delivery of health services and care
Research and Development

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Swaziland

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:
SWANNEPHA's will play the key role of capacitation of the target population, impact mitigation, advocacy and to educate communities on the importance of TB screening and HIV testing, and training on treatment adherence.

TB-HIV:
SWANNEPHA is currently part of the country proposal drafting team for a joint concept paper to be presented to Global Fund for funding to implement a national joint HIV/TB and Malaria program starting late 2014 here in Swaziland.

New TB Drugs:
Since one of the role of SWANNEPHA is advocacy, in the event of new TB drugs in the country, the organisation can play a key role in advocacy and sensitizing of the target population on testing and adherence to treatment.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
SWANNEPHA has no known conflicts of interest in this Stop TB Partnership.

Application date: March 14, 2014
Last updated: April 8, 2014