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Organization Contact Information

Name: Life Concern
Street 1: Off MSB Bank Road, Opp. St. Denis Community Hall, Rumphi
Street 2:
City: Mzuzu
Province: North
Post Code: 0145
Country: Malawi
Phone: +265372083
Email: lifeconcernorg@gmail.com
Web Site: http://www.lifeconcern-malawi.com

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Peter
Last Name: Gondwe
Title: Executive Director
Email: pethogondwe@yahoo.com
Phone: +265999948588

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Richard
Last Name: Mwanjasi
Title: Programs Manager
Email: rmwanjasi08@gmail.com
Phone: +265885091963

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:
Vision:Empowered communities free from HIV/AIDS and defending the rights of children
Mission:LICO seeks to combat HIV/AIDS and poverty in communities through education and awareness
FOCUS AREAS: HIV/AIDS, TB, Cervical Cancer, Malaria, Sexual reproductive Health and Rights

LICO is implementing a TB project which aims at engaging communities in TB response. The project objectives are to raise community awareness on TB, increase access to TB testing services in the community through the establishment of community sputum collection points. Strengthen the follow up of TB patients and strengthen TB/HIV referral system

I participated in the WHO TB consultation meeting with NGOs is Ethiopia.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 11 - 25
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: 6 - 10
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $100,001-$500,000
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: 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:
Life Concern is part of the National Task Force on TB I represent the organization in theses forums.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Malawi
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)
Malawi

Specializations

Advocacy
Delivery of health services and care

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Malawi

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:
Community mobilization and engagement, establishment of sputum collection points in the community, training of community volunteers in sputum collection

Drug-Resistant TB:
Community education and awareness
Ant Stigma and discrimination campaigns

TB-HIV:
Integrating TB programs in HIV, Screening all HIV positive people for TB

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
I don't have anything that is in conflict with the Stop TB partnership

Application date: December 21, 2015
Last updated: January 12, 2016