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Organization Contact Information

Name: Ageing Nepal
Street 1: House No. 340, Ramchandra Marg, Battisputali
Street 2:
City: Kathmandu
Province:
Post Code: +977
Country: Nepal
Phone: +977-01-4485827
Email: ageingnep@gmail.com
Web Site: http://www.ageingnepal.org

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Krishna M.
Last Name: Gautam
Title: Chairperson
Email: ageingnep@gmail.com
Phone: +977-9851064706

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms.
First Name: Sanju T.
Last Name: Magar
Title: Programme Officer
Email: sanjuthapamagar1@gmail.com
Phone: +977-9860305397

General Information

Board Constituency: Developing Country NGO
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:
Ageing Nepal is a Non-governmental organization working on the issues of ageing population in Nepal. The major working areas of Ageing Nepal are advocacy, research and training. Older people (60+) are more vulnerable to Tuberculosis than people of any other age group. And yet most of the developing countries, including Nepal, do not have policies and programmes to fight TB that are focused on ageing population. So we are campaigning for this issue.Ageing Nepal in partnership with National Tuberculosis Center, Government of Nepal campaigned for older people focused TB control programme on World TB Day 2016 with the slogan "LEAVE NO OLDER PERSON BEHIND WITH TB". Such elderly focused TB control campaign was done for the first time in Nepal. We are planing to campaigning for this issue in collaboration with other organizations working on TB.
 
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: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $25,000-$100,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: World TB Day
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who: National Tuberculosis Center, Nepal
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:
As our organization is working for the issues of ageing population, we are contributing by campaigning elderly focused TB control programme with the theme of "Leave No Elderly Behind with Tuberculosis". We are doing media campaign to bring the issue of TB and Elderly in the forefront of national discourse.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Nepal
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)
Nepal

Specializations

Advocacy
Civil Society and Community Engagement
Research and Development
Working on Key Populations related to TB

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Nepal

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 campaign team of Ageing Nepal will contribute to Global Plan to Stop TB by organizing media campaign. We will publish an article on TB and elderly in Jyestha Nagarik (Senior Citizens), bi-monthly vernacular magazine of Ageing Nepal. Similarly, we will also broadcast elderly and TB related messages from our weekly radio programme, Budhyauli Jeewan (Old Age) in radio Sagarmatha, 102.4 MHz the oldest community radio of Nepal. As well as our TB campaign team will meet government authorities to lobby for the formulation of policies and programmes focused on TB in old age. Besides this, we will also run advocacy campaign in collaboration with others government or non-government organizations.



Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: March 30, 2016
Last updated: April 11, 2016