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Organization Contact Information

Name: AMORU AIDS SUPPORT COMMUNITY INITIATIVES.
Street 1: P.O. BOX 94, KABERMAIDO
Street 2: KABERMAIDO
City: KABERMAIDO
Province: MID EAST UGANDA
Post Code: +256
Country: Uganda
Phone: +256 782 862616
Email: nicho.engwau@gmail.com
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: MR.
First Name: NICHOLAS
Last Name: ENGWAU
Title: HIV/AIDS COUNSELLOR COORDINATOR
Email: nicho.engwau@gmail.com
Phone: +256 782 862616

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: MRS
First Name: FLORENCE
Last Name: AUMA
Title: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Email: kido.org@live.co.uk
Phone: +256 776418157

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:
Mission statement
Working with vulnerable communities and other actors to address HIV/AIDs and TB.
1.13 Objectives of the organization
1. To provide the general population with HIV/AIDS / TB basic facts knowledge and skills in order to reduce the transmission of HIV and TB.
2. To conduct preventive and supportive on-going counseling, care and support to HIV/AIDS clients in the health facility as well as in the community.
3. To challenge HIV/AIDS related stigma, discrimination, attitude and laws that undermine human rights of people infected with HIV/AIDS in the community.
4. To advocate for positive health seeking behaviors and promote community based health care (CBNHC) interventions forprevention and control of communicable diseases.
1.14 Kalaki Health Sub district.

1.15 Over view of the collaboration on TB
• Facility DOTs - conducted regular health facility and community based Networking and experience sharing forums for stakeholders in TB /HIV prevention.
• (CB-DOTs – Created awareness on the TB/HIV prevention and control to the Village health team (VHTs) members in the sub-counties.
• Family – DOTs – Conducted follow up home visits to TB/HIV clients to promote adherence to Tb/HIV treatment.
• Know your TB status complain – conducted public dialogues on TB/HIV related stigma and discrimination in the community.
• TB infection control– participated in conducting health education activities on TB infections control during ART clauses 1st tracking of all presumptive TB cases by use of cough monitors.
1.16 Over view of the collaboration HIV
• HCT – participated in HIV counseling and testing in the ART clinics and community out reaches supported by Baylor.
• HBC – participated in Home-Based care activities to support clients lost from the ART clinic or missing appointments.
• Community dialogue meetings – conducted dialogue meetings with different groups of men and women on stigma adherence., PMTCT and couple testing
• Supported promotion and distribution of condoms to the youth with supp
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 1 - 5
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: 11 - 25
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? < $1,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Media
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: Uganda
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:
The organization is participating in community based directly observed treatment supervised CBDOTS.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Uganda
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)
Uganda

Specializations

Advocacy
Delivery of health services and care

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Uganda

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:
Over view of the collaboration on TB
Facility DOTs - conducted regular health facility and community based Networking and experience sharing forums for stakeholders in TB /HIV prevention.
CB-DOTs – Created awareness on the TB/HIV prevention and control to the Village health team (VHTs) members in the sub-counties.
Family – DOTs – Conducted follow up home visits to TB/HIV clients to promote adherence to TB/HIV treatment.
Know your TB status complain – conducted public dialogues on TB/HIV related stigma and discrimination in the community.
TB infection control– participated in conducting health education activities on TB infections control during ART clinics and first tracking of all presumptive TB cases by use of cough monitors at health facility level.



TB-HIV:
? Support implementing health facilities to conduct a strength weakness, opportunities and threats tunities and threats (SWOTs) analysis o TB activities
? Support implementing health facilities to conduct planning and review meetings with different category for health workers to map strategies.
? Support implementing health facilities to conduct continues medical education (CMEs) on TB/HIV/AIDs.
? Support establishment and functioning of the sub county TB task force committees in different sub counties in HSDs or social mobilization.
? Support Sub -project Administration and office operation of AASCI to deliver the services on TB.
? Support collection of TB baseline data and complication of reports from implementing health units/ ART clinic.
? Support implementing of health facilities to a TB joint action plan for consideration for phase 2 project o stop TB.
? Write and compile a comprehensive TB/HIV prevention care on support report or phase 1 CB-DOTS and HC
? Hold regular planning and review meetings of the health facility staff and the sub-county task force.
? Develop and disseminate advocacy materials for stop TB/HIV in your community.
? Facilitate health staff to conduct TB/HIV in the ART clinics.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
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Application date: October 30, 2015
Last updated: November 12, 2015