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Organization Contact Information

Name: Associacao Ntumbuluku
Street 1: Av. Vlademir Lenine nr. 2990
Street 2:
City: Maputo
Province: Maputo
Post Code: 2990
Country: Mozambique
Phone: 827003456
Email: ntumbuluku@ntumbuluku.com
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Joaquim
Last Name: Uate
Title: General Secretary
Email: joaquimuate@gmail.com
Phone: 827003456

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Lucilia
Last Name: Macave
Title: Executive Secretary
Email: lmacave@ntumbuluku.com
Phone: 827481282

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:
1. Ntumbuluku Mission:"Continuously empower communities to eliminate poverty, produce wealth, and use wealth as a common good."
our focus is: community health (TB, HIV, malaria, basic sanitation); education; food security, and community income generation.
2. Our interest in tuberculosis is because is one the most prevalent diseases in Mozambique causing high morbidity and mortality in the community resulting in a weakening of human development in Mozambique.
3. We currently support the health sector in referring suspected cases for TB testing, Direct Observation Treatment (DOT) of TB patients monitory at community, and removal of barriers to access to TB treatment. In the future, we would like to improve the detection of cases in marginalized populations and vulnerable groups at community, reinforce / create the National CBO Network to fight TB, reinforce system of referral of TB cases detected at community level to the Health services and, contributing to a reduction in the occurrence of resistant TB.
 
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: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 26 - 50
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $5,001-$10,000
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: 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:
Operationalizing the provincial plans for community involvement, of the health sector and TB program, follow-up on TB cases in the community, referral of suspected cases for testing in health centers, and combating barrier to access TB treatment by community members
 

Geographical Reach

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

Specializations

Civil Society and Community Engagement
Delivery of health services and care
Working on Community, Rights and Gender (CRG)
Working on Key Populations related to TB

Specializations in Countries

Delivery of health services and care Mozambique

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:
we plan to Increase testing for TB in key populations (miners, sex workers, LGBT, confined populations, drug users); Improve the quality of testing in the community by massing the use of GinXpert; Work with local leaders to better accept women's ability to test for TB and initiate treatment, Develop social behavioral change packages for TB patients in the community, Advocate for CBO involvement prevention of TB in the community.

TB-HIV:
Conduct Social Behavior Change sessions at community level to inform community about co-infection HIV/TB and track the patient with HIV and TB tho complete TB treatment and have adherence to TARV.

Research:
evaluate all community program and monitoring tools and materials to disseminate the tools with the best impact on community education for the treatment and prevention of TB; conducting formative research surveys to improve community TB programs.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: October 29, 2017
Last updated: October 31, 2017