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Organization Contact Information

Name: SAFUA COMMUNITY BASED ORGANIZATION
Street 1: OLD NAIROBI - MOMBASA ROAD
Street 2: same
City: Kibwezi
Province: LOWER EASTERN
Post Code: 90137
Country: Kenya
Phone: +254721971429
Email: safuacbo@yahoo.com
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Jacinta
Last Name: Mulatya
Title: CHAIRPERSON/VOLUNTEER PROGRAM OFFICER
Email: safuacbo@yahoo.com
Phone: +254721971429

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: MONICAH
Last Name: MWATHANI
Title: TREASURER
Email: safuacbo@yahoo.com
Phone: +254710753988

General Information

Board Constituency: Communities
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:
1.Mission: To develop and implement strategies geared towards elimination of HIV and AIDS, TB and STIs on the Focus population.
2.SAFUA was actively involved in TB work through the community strategy 2012-2015 September during the GF R9 TB program as SSR in 3 TB control Zones, whereby NSP contacts were traced, screened,Educated on TB prevention and referred where necessary.All children below 5 years in the House holds were referred to be started on IPT. TB treatment Interrupters traced and brought back on treatment,and their H/H educated on TB prevention and the importance of adherence for the patient. Speaking about TB at public barazas and during world TB days. Advocacy at all levels. 3.The work is ongoing, even without funding, because it is our community and TB is everywhere and we are all at risk.
 
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: Involvement in TB control provision
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:
Our work is coordinated by the Sub County TB and Leprosy Coordinators, who are the link between SAFUA and the Government. We also do advocacy locally, at county and National levels.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Kenya
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)
Kenya

Specializations

Advocacy
Delivery of health services and care

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy 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:
- Scale up of TB DOTs training for Community Health Volunteers through the Community strategy -Kenya-Continuous. -NSP Contact Tracing, screening, referrals and Health Education-Kenya-Continuous
-Trace and bring back Treatment interrupters.
-Participate in working groups-Kenya-Continuous.
-enhance TB Education-Kenya-Continuous
-Mobilize others for Advocacy on TB issues-Kenya-On demand

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: October 27, 2015
Last updated: November 11, 2015