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Organization Contact Information

Name: Positive People Armenian Network NGO
Street 1: Khachatryan street 6/2
Street 2:
City: Yerevan
Province:
Post Code: 0010
Country: Armenia
Phone: 0037410272014
Email: ppan777@gmail.com
Web Site: http://www.ppan.info/

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms.
First Name: Anahit
Last Name: Harutyunyan
Title: President
Email: ppan777@gmail.com
Phone: 0037498000560

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms.
First Name: Anna
Last Name: Galstyan
Title: PR Manager
Email: galstyananna1@gmail.com
Phone: 0037491051314

General Information

Board Constituency: Communities
Organization Type - Primary: Patient Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: None
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: National
Organization Description:
“Positive People Armenian Network” NGO (PPAN) was founded in 2006. The mission of the organization is to create a society, where people living with HIV, HCV and or TB will feel themselves as a full member of the society and won’t avoid disclosing their status and focusing the attention of the society and wider community on issues caused by them. The main mission of the organization is to plan large-scale events among the society, which can change the stereotypes about people living with HIV, people infected with HCV and/or TB.
PPAN closely collaborates with National TB dispensary in conducting researches to address the issues of stigma and discrimination and treatment acceptability.
 
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: 0
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $5,001-$10,000
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: 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:
Through several projects implemented by PPAN has developed Advocacy strategy in support of Early Diagnosis and reducing stigma and discrimination against people infected with TB. The organization has analyzed correspondence of National TB program with WHO TB Action Plan for European region 2016-2020. Frequent meetings with director, deputy director of National TB Center are organized, round table discussions are held with several NGOs working in this field to discuss improving the quality of provided services in out-patient facilities, reducing stigma and discrimination against people infected with TB.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Armenia
Which WHO region is the main focus of your work: European
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
Armenia

Specializations

Advocacy
Civil Society and Community Engagement
Delivery of health services and care
Engaging political leaders and ensuring inclusive leadership
Provision of drugs, diagnostics and commodities
Working on Community, Rights and Gender (CRG)
Working on Key Populations related to TB

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Armenia

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:
Positive People Armenian Network NGO is implementing the "Changes are possible. Act now" project since 2016 . The main activities of the project is capacity building of NGOs for advocacy implementation, to improve counseling skills and knowledge of primary health care providers. To increase knowledge and awareness among TB patients and the general population on TB adherence prevention and care. To advocate for the improvement of care delivery services within National TB control program. Reducing stigma against TB patients among the general public and health care workers.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: March 6, 2017
Last updated: March 8, 2017