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Organization Contact Information

Name: Medical Society For Action (MESFA)
Street 1: Nairobi
Street 2:
City: Nairobi
Province:
Post Code:
Country: Kenya
Phone: 0720066063
Email: medicalsocietyforaction@gmail.com
Web Site: http://www.mesfa.org

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Steve
Last Name: Nigel
Title: Founder/chairman
Email: nigelstevea@gmail.com
Phone:  

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Edward
Last Name: Kibochi
Title:  
Email: eduardomkibochi@gmail.com
Phone:  

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 main objective is to give back to the community in our capacity as professionals via a variety of activities centered on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention and Control.
We are made up of medical health professionals who volunteer to prevent diseases in the community through organized activities .
We know what can be done to help control preventable diseases, e.g TB which affects our country greatly ,can be prevented and also treatable.
We are planning to join and mark the world Tb day through raising awareness in our various activities and giving health talks about Tb.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 26 - 50
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? < $1,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: World TB Day
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:
We have medical personnel who can get involved in the awareness and prevention of Tb in kenya.
We also can help in proper referral of the affected people to get the needed treatment.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Kenya
Which WHO region is the main focus of your work: Global
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
Kenya

Specializations

Advocacy
Delivery of health services and care

Specializations in Countries

Delivery of health services and care Kenya

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:
We spread information through social media, we have health talks in different forums where we can make the public understand everything about TB and how it can be prevented and cured.

TB-HIV:
We do screen people for HIV and during the process we also inform them about the opportunistic infections such ad TB ,which can be drastic if not aware of.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: February 24, 2015
Last updated: March 20, 2015