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Organization Contact Information

Name: Ethiopian Health Information Network/Volunteer Health Services
Street 1: 22 Mazoria Genet Bldg 2 Floor
Street 2:
City: Addis Ababa
Province: Bole Subcity
Post Code: 33497
Country: Ethiopia
Phone: +251-118-506203
Email: ethio.vhs@gmail.com
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Endalkachew
Last Name: Demmisse
Title: Pharmacist
Email: enda.pharm@gmail.com
Phone: +251-911-190108

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Wubshet
Last Name: Jote
Title: Doctor
Email: wubshet96@gmail.com
Phone: +251-913-813439

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:
The group was initiated by Former MDRTB Health professionals to Provide the most inclusive and culturally competent information related to Health, concentrate on in-depth Counseling, educational articles, informative profiles, and inspiring stories to boost the quality of our nation health care system. in addition to that Giving volunteer treatment support and Health Information that can offer a place to explore the emotional and practical issues of living with Infectious Diseases specifically Patients who need comprehensive treatment care in a safe and nurturing environment.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 6 - 10
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: 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: 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: No
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:
Educating and mobilizing community using print media, MDRTB treatment Support group, Representing both the professionals and patient community groups we had attended many meetings and conferences. Such as U.S congress meeting on TB Elimination in Washington capitol Hill, National Stakeholder meeting on TB control Operational research representing civil societies, 2013-2015 National TB control Road map preparations and meeting to report about TB with UK parliamentary Delegates on their country visit.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Ethiopia
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)
Ethiopia

Specializations

Advocacy
Delivery of health services and care
Provision of drugs, diagnostics and commodities
Research and Development
Technical Assistance

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Ethiopia
Delivery of health services and care Ethiopia

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:
Educating and mobilizing community using print media,

Drug-Resistant TB:
MDRTB treatment Support group, Representing both the professionals and patient community groups we had attended many meetings and conferences.

Research:
Operational research representing civil societies, 2013-2015 National TB control Road map preparations and meeting to report about TB with UK parliamentary Delegates on their country visit.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
None

Application date: April 3, 2014
Last updated: May 15, 2015