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Organization Contact Information

Name: Kolkata Rista
Street 1: 2/H/9 Ghore Bibi Lane
Street 2:
City: kolkata
Province: West Bengal
Post Code:
Country: India
Phone: +91 9163969930
Email: kolkatarista@yahoo.co.in
Web Site: http:// www.kolkatarista.org

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Santosh Kumar
Last Name: Giri
Title: Santosh
Email: kolkatarista@yahoo.co.in
Phone: +91 9339219696

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Suraj
Last Name: Das
Title: Suraj
Email: kolkatarista@yahoo.co.in
Phone: +91 9748546427

General Information

Board Constituency: Communities
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:
Our mission- Energize, involve and enable the community to realize their potential of practicing safe sexual behaviour and lead better lives.

Main focus of our work- The main focus of our work includes strengthening the TG/Hijra/MSM community and working for LGBTQHIA rights. We have worked towards inclusion of the community and involving them and inspiring them to stand for themselves. We are working to stop the epidemic of HIV in the community and trying to bring them to safer sex practices to reduce their vulnerability to HIV We also try to provide a economical income generation options for the community and provide necessary skills and trainings for it

Why are we interested in TB- We are working on a targeted intervention project where we are providing HIV prevention healthcare and counseling serviuces to our registered HRG's of 545 clients. Those who are vulnerable to HIV are highly vulnerable to TB hence depending on high risk of the client we refer them for TB/DOTS

We also refer the PLHIV for TB/DOTS because as soon as you become HIV positive and your immunity systeam weakens you are extremely vulnerable to TB outbreak
 
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: 11 - 25
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $1,001-$5,000
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: Information on developments within the TB world
 
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:
Working on HIV intervention project we are referring our clients of high risk behavior to the TB/DOTS center. We are counseling them to prevent them from the harms of TB and constantly educating them how vulnerability to HIV makes them equally vulnerable to the TB
 

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
Civil Society and Community Engagement
Delivery of health services and care
Engaging political leaders and ensuring inclusive leadership
Technical Assistance
Working on Community, Rights and Gender (CRG)

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:
he main focus of our work includes strengthening the TG/Hijra/MSM community and working for LGBTrights. We have worked towards inclusion of the community and involving them and inspiring them to stand for themselves.

TB-HIV:

We are working to stop the epidemic of HIV in the community and trying to bring them to safer sex practices to reduce their vulnerability to HIV We also try to provide a economical income generation options for the community and provide necessary skills and training for it
Why are we interested in TB- We are working on a targeted intervention project where we are providing HIV prevention healthcare and counseling services to our registered HRG's of 545 clients. Those who are vulnerable to HIV are highly vulnerable to TB hence depending on high risk of the client we refer them for TB/DOTS

We also refer the PLHIV for TB/DOTS because as soon as you become HIV positive and your immunity system weakens you are extremely vulnerable to TB outbreak


Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: May 6, 2017
Last updated: May 30, 2017