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Organization Contact Information

Name: The Maharashtra State Anti-Tuberculosis Association
Street 1: Kochs House, Outside GTB Hospital
Street 2: Jerbai Wadia Road, Sewree
City: Mumbai
Province: Maharashtra
Post Code: 400015
Country: India
Phone: +91 22 24106583
Organization Email: msatba@gmail.com
Web Site:
Other Online Presence:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Yatin
Last Name: Dholakia
Title: Hon. Secretary
Email: yatindholakia@gmail.com
Phone: +91 9869105521

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr.
First Name: Suleman
Last Name: Ladhani
Title: Jt. Hon. Secretary
Email: msatba@gmail.com
Phone:  

General Information

Board Constituency: Developing Country NGO
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
If yes, please enter your registration number:
Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Other Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
Organization Description:
Mission: Prevent and control of tuberculosis and lung disease, as well as related health problems including HIV / AIDS, in the State of Maharashtra.

Goal: Promote competency among all health care providers for implementing and assessing anti-tuberculosis and respiratory health programmes and to create awareness in the society about tuberculosis and lung disease, as well as related health problems


The aims of the Association are:
1. To gather and to disseminate knowledge on all aspects of tuberculosis and lung disease, as well as HIV and resulting community health problems

2. To alert doctors, decision makers, opinion leaders and the general public to the dangers presented by tuberculosis and lung disease, as well as the community health problems associated with them

3. To coordinate, assist and promote the work of local partners in the State

4. To establish and maintain close links with the International and National and government and non-government institutions in health and development sectors.


The key activities of the Association include Education, Technical Assistance
and Research:

1. Education is directed at health-care providers, decision makers and the public at large. It is carried out through dissemination of information, training and public education.
1.1 Dissemination of information is carried out through the following activities:
a. Conferences, courses and publications
b. Scientific statements issued from time to time
c. Joint meeting, reports and recommendations with the State Health Departments.
1.2 Training of health-care professionals is provided by courses, seminars and publications.
1.3 Public education is undertaken by awareness programs and media announcements and reports.

2. Technical Assistance will be provided to local partners and District Associations in the State. The aim of this assistance is to aid in developing, implementing and evaluating programmes for tuberculosis control and the promotion of lung health.

3. Research: in collab
 
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Specializations / Areas of Work

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

Other Organization Information

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: 0
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 100 +
 
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Involvement in TB control provision
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: India
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:
The key activities of the Association include Education, Technical Assistance
and Research:
1. Education is directed at health-care providers, decision makers and the public at
large. It is carried out through dissemination of information, training and public
education.
1.1 Dissemination of information is carried out through the following activities:
a. Conferences, courses and publications
b. Scientific statements issued from time to time
c. Joint meeting, reports and recommendations with the State Health
Departments.
1.2 Training of health-care professionals is provided by courses, seminars and
publications.
1.3 Public education is undertaken by awareness programs and media
announcements and reports.
2. Technical Assistance is provided to local partners and District Associations in the
State. The aim of this assistance is to aid in developing, implementing and evaluating
programmes for tuberculosis control and the promotion of lung health.
3. Research: in collaboration with its affiliated Research Units and in cooperation with
external research institutions and organizations.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: India
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
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:

Drug-Resistant TB:
Involved in studying practices of NGOs in managing DR TB.
Pilot testing a model of PPM in drug delivery for DR TB

TB-HIV:
Strengthening TB/HIV collaboration through PPM

Laboratory Strengthening:
Providing support for accrediting labs

Research:
Involved in OR on various issues

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
NIL

Application date:  
Last updated: August 25, 2011