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Organization Contact Information

Name: Centre for Parental Care of the Old and Vulnerable (CEPACOV)
Street 1: # 21 YimamAshaver street judges Quarters Layout, Gboko Road, Makurdi Benue state
Street 2:
City: Makurdi
Province:
Post Code:
Country: Nigeria
Phone: 08065286065
Email: Paco_atser@yahoo.com
Web Site: http://www.cepacov.org.ng

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mrs.
First Name: Atser
Last Name: Theresa
Title: Executive Director
Email: tessyatser@gmail.com
Phone: 08163627794

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Miss
First Name: Shima
Last Name: Bridget
Title: M/E officr
Email: coolbiddydoo@gmail.com
Phone: 07037991646

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:
Our Mission;
CEPACOV is committed to making life of the aged, children and the vulnerable; fulfilling, enjoyable and productive by enhancing their access to opportunities and providing them with skills and resources using best practices to improve their wellbeing and utilise their maximum potentials to project their voice and achieve their aspirations commensurate with their abilities while contributing to the development of the society.
Goal;
To uphold and institute the virtues of recognition and rights, respect for dignity, survival, development, protection and participation and reduce the burden of ignorance, conflicts, disease, social vices and other related problems among the Aged, children and the vulnerable through community oriented programmes.
2. CEPACOV is interested in TB becase the bacterium is more infectious to the community and spreads faster if not treated. Tuberculosis (TB) is second only to HIV/AIDS as the greatest killer worldwide due to a single infectious agent.
Over 95% of TB deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries, and it is among the top three causes of death for women aged 15 to 44.
TB is a leading killer of people living with HIV causing one fifth of all deaths.
Multi-drug resistant TB (MDR-TB) is present in virtually all countries surveyed.most people are ingnorant of this fact about TB and untill they are made to know death will contiune to be high. people tend to believe it does not kill and better still think going on herbs is the best treatment. CEPACOV wants to change people thionking towards TB so that the death rate will continue to decline.

3. CEPACOV has been creating awarness on TB in communites making know to the communities on the disadvantages of TB is not treated and how it spreads, possible symtoms and it benefit when treated.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 6 - 10
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 0
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: 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:
CEPACOV is contributing by making Advocacy visit,creat demand generation on TB in communities , and Social Mobilization / Community Engagement.CEPACOV is also making TB referrals for suspect to facilities for test.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Nigeria
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)
Nigeria

Specializations

Advocacy
Research and Development
Technical Assistance

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Nigeria

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:
CEPACOV has communities volumtees who refer suspects to facilities (DOT)and also ensure that all positive cases are always be monitored daily and are going to the facility for check up as expected.

Drug-Resistant TB:
CEPACOV aid all DR TB paitents in selecting and training treatment supportes who will directly observe patients intake of drugs everyday and keep record, report possible reactions after taking the drugs and report to the health personnel in charge of the treatment. CEPACOV also monitors treatment suported monthy annd report to the state steam for possible actions.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: April 9, 2014
Last updated: May 12, 2014