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Organization Contact Information

Name: Africa Health Research Organization
Street 1: B322/23
Street 2: Market road,New Fadama
City: Accra
Province: GAR
Post Code: B
Country: Ghana
Phone: +233 24 3134327
Email: info@afrihero.org
Web Site: http://www.ahro.org

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Abubakar
Last Name: Yaro
Title: Chairman & CEO
Email: abubakar_yarogh@yahoo.com
Phone: +233 26 2134327

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Catherine
Last Name: Johnson
Title: Executive Administrator
Email: cjohnson@ahro.org
Phone:  

General Information

Board Constituency: Technical agencies
Organization Type - Primary: Academic / Research Institution
Organization Type - Secondary: None
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: International
Organization Description:
The Africa Health Research Organization is a NGO with the aim to improve medical researches in Africa, creating better and coordinate public health awareness and promoting volunteerism in the world as well as promoting better dissemination of scientific knowledge. Our aim is to create network of collaborators that will work together in developing meaningful and better disease management and treatment strategies in Africa.Also we aim to establish working relationship to institutes in other parts of the world that share similar mission to us: a better healthy world; because we believe health is the foundation for a prosperous world.
It International office is in London, UK with the main continental office in Accra Ghana
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 51 - 99
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? $10,001-$25,000
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: Network with other partners
 
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:
Education programs
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Ghana
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)
Benin
Burkina Faso
Ghana
Mali
Niger
Nigeria
Sierra Leone

Specializations

Advocacy
Delivery of health services and care
Funding, including innovative and optimized approach to funding TB Care
Research and Development
Technical Assistance

Specializations in Countries

Research and Development Benin
Research and Development Burkina Faso
Research and Development Ghana
Research and Development Mali
Research and Development Niger
Research and Development Nigeria
Research and Development Sierra Leone

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:

Drug-Resistant TB:
We have a group: AHRO TB Resistance and Drug Development Group whose aim is to study the resistance pattern existing in TB Infection and identify lead for drug development

TB-HIV:
We are interested in understanding the effect of immune assault in relation to TB-HIV co-infection

New Diagnostics:
Identification of biomarkers

New TB Drugs:
We have a group: AHRO TB Resistance and Drug Development Group whose aim is to study the resistance pattern existing in TB Infection and identify lead for drug development

New TB Vaccines:
Identification of Biomarkers for vaccine development

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

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Last updated: January 18, 2014