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Organization Contact Information

Name: YOUTH INITIATIVE FOR HEALTH, ENVIRONMENT AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Street 1: 48 AZU UGWU ROAD ABAKILIKI EBONYI STATE
Street 2:
City: ABAKALIKI
Province: EBONYI
Post Code: 480211
Country: Nigeria
Phone: 07038052834
Email: yheacod@yahoo.com
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: IRO
Last Name: IBIAM
Title: PROGRAM MANAGER
Email: ibiamj@yahoo.com
Phone: 08059336955

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: NKECHI
Last Name: OKPORIE
Title: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Email: stella.enkay@gmail.com
Phone: 08111056706

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: No
Organization Reach: National
Organization Description:
(1.) Youth Initiative for Health, Environment and Community Development (YHEACOD) is a youth lead non governmental, non-profit Organization, not for profit making organization that focuses on youth empowerment through capacity building in the area; of general health issues, environmental resources and sustainability, governance and democratic government, formal and informal, economic up-liftment, and welfare of less privileged. YHEACOD also focuses on care and support for orphans and vulnerable children, women empowerment and women active participation in polities, advocacy, sensitization and community mobilization and tax justice and fairness.
Mission: To improve the health and standard of living of adolescents and youth (women and children ), poorest of the poor, the elderly, rural and marginalized urban communities and vulnerable groups in Africa; by promoting evidence-based credible actions and support for health, environment, nutrition, democratic government and development.

(2.) I am interested because i want to network and partner with other organization.
(3.) We are planning to make sure that TB cases are dictated early enough for treatment and advocate for support to help this plan achieve.
 
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: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 26 - 50
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $10,001-$25,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Internet search
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: Nigeria
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:
Our organization is based in the rural communities and we carry out awareness on TB programmes, advocacy, communication and social mobilization to engage community members in the area of care and support for TB client and early dictation of TB cases.
 

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
Delivery of health services and care
Technical Assistance

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Nigeria
Delivery of health services and care Nigeria
Technical Assistance 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:
Our organization have in the year 2012 conducted advocacy visit to all stakeholders in Onicha LGA in Ebonyi State Nigeria and have conducted communication and social mobilization in the said LGA. The aim is to create TB awareness in the community and to equip some DOT centers and increase the number of DOTS centers.

Drug-Resistant TB:
In order to control drug resistant, we recruited community volunteers to work within the community and identify TB suspect and also provide treatment supporters.

TB-HIV:
We encourage those that are HIV positive to always go for TB and malaria screening.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: May 2, 2014
Last updated: June 11, 2014