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Organization Contact Information

Name: Alliance Lanka
Street 1: 60/2, Pangiriwatte Lane,
Street 2: Gangodawila
City: Nugegoda
Province: Colombo
Post Code: 10250
Country: Sri Lanka
Phone: +94112833908
Email: swarna.kodagoda@gmail.com
Web Site: http://www.alliancelanka.org.lk

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Swarna
Last Name: Kodagoda
Title: Executive Director
Email: swarna.kodagoda@gmail.com
Phone: +94773827754

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Nalini
Last Name: Withana
Title: Chairperson
Email: naliniwithana@gmail.com
Phone: +94112810901

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:
Alliance Lanka's mission is to develop effective and sustainable approaches in the management of Helath, Gender and other development based initiatives through capacity building of local communities. Our main focus upto now had been HIV prevention/care, Gender, poverty reduction and economic development for disadvantaged communities. We are interested in TB work as we can use our community reaching capacity and counseling centres to work on TB to promote case detection and continuous treatment. We are also closely involved with the National TB programme in Sri Lanka.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 1 - 5
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 0
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 0
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 0
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? < $1,000
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:
As a member of the CCM Sri Lanka and as a civil society organisation our organisation continue to work towards development of a pragmetic national strategic plan involving communities. We are also hoping to assist the national TB programme in the development of a robust concept note based on the needs of the New Funding model of the Global Fund. We participated in the local events of the National TB Day programme this year.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Sri Lanka
Which WHO region is the main focus of your work: South East Asian
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
Sri Lanka

Specializations

Advocacy
Delivery of health services and care
Research and Development

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Sri Lanka

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:
From 2015 onwards we are planning to use our existing counseling centres linked to plantation sector, NGO/CBO partners based in many parts of Sri Lanka to engage in DOTS expansion and enhancement to reach the hard to reach populations

TB-HIV:
We will also work in close association with the three organisations representing PLHIV and other partner NGOs/CBOs to address TB-HIV co infection

New Diagnostics:
If funds are available we will also work with the national TB programme on case detection, sputum collection and follow up

Research:
Our organisation could also undertake knowledge attitude and behaviour related research to assess the country level situation in relation to TB in marginalised groups with more respiratory illnesses.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: June 26, 2014
Last updated: July 15, 2014