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Organization Contact Information

Name: Pride Community Health Organization
Street 1: Plot Number P76 C 5, Luangwa Drive, Kafue Estates
Street 2:
City: Kafue District
Province: Lusaka
Post Code: 10101
Country: Zambia
Phone: + 260 965945632
Email: pricho@microlink.zm
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Kenan
Last Name: Ng`ambi
Title: Executive Director
Email: masausokenanngambi@yahoo.com
Phone: + 260 977421164

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Ezra
Last Name: Kwiimba
Title: Planning, Implementation, Evaluation and Research Manager
Email: mcezra1@gmail.com
Phone: + 260 974386858

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:
Our Mission:
To improve the quality of lives of people infected and affected by HIV and AIDS through prevention, care and support services in Kafue district and surrounding areas.

Main Focus of our work:
1. Community HIV prevention programme
2. Community Economic Empowerment programme
3. Community Women`s Health and Rights programme
4. Community Education Support programme

We are interested in tuberculosis because our district has an HIV prevalence rate of 19.2 and most of the infected people are co- infected. We are already partnering with the District Community Health Office and implementing interventions on TB. TB control activities are high on our community programming and we are already advocacy, communication and social mobilization activities in communities where there is high risk behaviour patterns.
 
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: 11 - 25
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $100,001-$500,000
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: Network with other partners
 
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:
Through scaling up collaborative TB/HIV interventions at community level and making follow ups using community health workers. Zambia has now realigned its Ministries. The Plan was originally under the Ministry of Health but now it has been moved to the Ministry of Community Development, Mother and Child Health. And we are already working closely with the district health office.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Zambia
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)
Zambia

Specializations

Advocacy

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Zambia

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:
Pride Community Health Organization is contributing to the Global Plan by addressing TB/HIV and the needs of poor and vulnerable populations. This is being done through the following;
a. Scaling up collaborative TB/HIV activities at community level in Kasenje, Mungu, Chikupi and Shabusale wards

To empower people with TB, and the communities, we have incorporated behaviour change communication in the targeted areas where we operate from. This is being done through strengthening our community partnership with key civic, traditional and religious leaders through;
a. Pursuing advocacy, communication and social mobilization activities
b. Fostering community participation in TB care, prevention and health promotion
c. Promoting the use of the Patients’ Charter for Tuberculosis Care at health facilities in our targeted communities.


Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: April 3, 2014
Last updated: May 12, 2014