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Organization Contact Information

Name: Disha Sewa Sansthan
Street 1: 530, Lisari
Street 2: Meerut
City: Meerut
Province:
Post Code: 250002
Country: India
Phone: 0121-4005988
Email: dishasewasansthanmrt@gmail.com
Web Site: http://www.dishasewasansthan.ngo

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr.
First Name: Amit
Last Name: Kumar
Title: President
Email: dishasansthan@gmail.com
Phone: 8006734242, 9359065166

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms.
First Name: Rajni
Last Name: Saini
Title: Secretary
Email: rajnisainijp@gmail.com
Phone: 9758341162, 8307773719

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:
Disha Sewa Sansthan is a social organization which is engaged with social development last seven years & implementing many social development programme i.e. Education, Health & Awareness, water & sanitation, Environment up gradation, Community Empowerment & Training Programme etc in various District of Uttar Pradesh with the help of various Government & Non Government organizations/departments.

Tuberculosis remains a major public health problem in India. Over 2 million people die of tuberculosis worldwide each year and 4 Lakh of them die in India alone. Tuberculosis represents 3.75 of India disease burden, 11 times that of malaria and is leading cause of death in the 1545 year group.

And in our native town Meerut, Knowledge and awareness regarding Pulmonary Tuberculosis in patients at DOTS centre, Urban Meerut is very poor. There is a great need to educate the people about misconceptions like food and utensils as mode of transmission. BCC using the person to person contact in community, at health center and awareness campaigns are crucial in educating the ignorance seen in our field practice area,

We want support from you to reduce the fear of TB in patients & people because TB control program will remain ineffective unless myths and fears of TB patients are addressed related to causation of tuberculosis, mode of spread, and methods of prevention.
 
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: 6 - 10
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 26 - 50
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? < $1,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Internet search
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: India
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:
Working on various health awareness program Volunteery, Time to time conduct health check-up camp in rural & urban Areas.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: India
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)
India

Specializations

Advocacy
Delivery of health services and care

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy India

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:
India

Drug-Resistant TB:
India

TB-HIV:
India

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: February 3, 2016
Last updated: March 1, 2016