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Organization Contact Information

Name: QIAGEN
Street 1: 19300 Germantown Rd
Street 2:
City: Germantown
Province:
Post Code: 20874
Country: United States of America
Phone: (240) 686-7700
Email: QFTinfo@qiagen.com
Web Site: http://www.qiagen.com

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Naomi
Last Name: Skinner
Title: Marketing Manager, QFT
Email: naomi.skinner@qiagen.com
Phone: 240-686-7340

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Tracy
Last Name: Vandenbroek
Title: Director Marketing, North America ID, WH, QFT
Email: tracy.vandenbroek@qiagen.com
Phone: 240 686 7528

General Information

Board Constituency: Private sector
Organization Type - Primary: Private Sector
Organization Type - Secondary: Company
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: International
Organization Description:
Our commitment is to enable you, like more than 500,000 customers around the world, to quickly and reliably reach your goal of useful, actionable insights. To this end, QIAGEN offers you innovative solutions that cover every single step along this journey – not just technologies, but bridges from samples to insights.
Our QuantiFERON-TB Gold (QFT) test is the ideal solution for the accurate identification of TB infection that is needed for effective disease prevention. The mission of the QFT team is to help facilitate TB prevention through education, partnerships with Public Health and TB eradication initiatives, and support with contact investigations.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 100 +
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 100 +
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 0
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 0
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? Unable to disclose amount
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Attendance at a TB related event
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: Other (please explain)
 
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:
- Every year we give grants to NTCA, NTCA regional events, and Public Health TB events to help foster TB awareness and eduction
- We support TB contact investigations with our TBoss service solution to Public Health
- This year we supported the voices of TB initiative to offer TB survivors access to travel and training to become advocates in the fight against the disease
- Last year we received the Joe Ware Solutions award from the National TB Controllers Association for our outstanding contribution to TB eradication
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Germany
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)
Australia
Brazil
Canada
China
Denmark
Finland
France
Germany
India
Italy
Japan
Malaysia
Mexico
Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Singapore
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Turkey
United States of America

Specializations

Advocacy
Delivery of health services and care
Research and Development

Specializations in Countries

Delivery of health services and care Australia
Delivery of health services and care Brazil
Delivery of health services and care Canada
Delivery of health services and care China
Delivery of health services and care Denmark
Delivery of health services and care Finland
Delivery of health services and care France
Delivery of health services and care Germany
Delivery of health services and care India
Delivery of health services and care Italy
Delivery of health services and care Japan
Delivery of health services and care Malaysia
Delivery of health services and care Mexico
Delivery of health services and care Netherlands
Delivery of health services and care Norway
Delivery of health services and care Poland
Delivery of health services and care Singapore
Delivery of health services and care Spain
Delivery of health services and care Sweden
Delivery of health services and care Switzerland
Delivery of health services and care Turkey
Delivery of health services and care United States of America

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:
The mission of the QFT team is to help facilitate TB prevention through education, partnerships with Public Health and TB eradication initiatives, and support with contact investigations.

Laboratory Strengthening:
Our QuantiFERON-TB Gold (QFT) test is the ideal solution for the accurate identification of TB infection that is needed for effective disease prevention.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: March 9, 2016
Last updated: April 11, 2016