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Organization Contact Information

Name: LifeCare Ghana (LIFECARE)
Street 1: Banungoma, opposite Fallahia JHS Football Park
Street 2: P. O. Box 143
City: Wa
Province: Upper West Region
Post Code:
Country: Ghana
Phone: 0233-208816218
Email: lifecareghana@gmail.com
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Abdul-Rahman
Last Name: Moomin
Title: Executive Director
Email: ndogasco@gmail.com
Phone: 0233-208816218

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Mohammed
Last Name: Mbajia
Title: Finance Manager
Email: lifecareghana@gmail.com
Phone: 0233-209375286

General Information

Board Constituency: Developing Country NGO
Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Community-Based Organization (CBO)
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: National
Organization Description:
LifeCare Ghana (LIFECARE) should be a reputable organization dedicated to conserving the environment, improving education quality delivery, enhancing Health status, food security and opportunities for most disadvantaged in society through partnership and volunteering.

Our objectives are:
1. To promote health and environmentally sustainable livelihood practices.
2. To improve the rights of women, children, PLWHAs and People With Disability
3. To facilitate knowledge sharing and skills acquisition for self help efforts and sustainable development.
LIFECARE;s interest in Tuberculosis is informed by our resolve to help disadvantaged dying from preventable deaths.
We aim to strengthen local structures to engage in self-advocacy efforts to bring about increase access to health and increase responsiveness of duty bearers. As a member of Coalition of NGOs in Health, we are engaged in advocacy and health promotion to bring about increased access to health using Ghana Health Insurance policy as entry points.
 
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: 1 - 5
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $5,001-$10,000
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: Resource mobilization
 
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: Ghana
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:
We are engage in advocacy and health promotion to bring about increased access to health using Ghana Health Insurance policy as entry points.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Ghana
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)
Ghana

Specializations

Advocacy
Research and Development

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Ghana
Research and Development Ghana

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:
We have committed ourselves to from January 2013 to December 2014 raise awareness about TB and HIV among the general population in Wa West district of Ghana. We plan to hold community engagements to improve the quality of care for TB patients and ensure adherence to TB treatment; and monitor implementation of actions that seek to reduce TB risk factors

TB-HIV:
We have since January 2013 facilitated rapid testing for HIV in Wa West district of Ghana. We plan to train counselors and health care workers on collaborative TB/HIV activities and management of HIV-associated TB; mobilize HIV stakeholders to provide TB prevention, treatment and care services to all people living with HIV

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: April 1, 2014
Last updated: June 11, 2014