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Organization Contact Information

Name: DEFENCE AGAINST AIDS, POVERTY AND UNDERDEVELOPMENT(DAAPU)
Street 1: P.O.BOX KN 2389
Street 2: KANESHIE
City: ACCRA
Province: GHANA
Post Code: 00233
Country: Ghana
Phone: 2330244409930
Email: daapu@yahoo.com
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: ERIC
Last Name: AGBOZO
Title: FOUNDER AND COUNTRY PROJECT COORDINATOR
Email: agbozoa1@yahoo.co.uk
Phone: +233 (0)244409930

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Dick Andrew
Last Name: Obeng
Title: Board Chairman
Email: dickandrewobeng@yahoo.com
Phone: +233 0244 589933

General Information

Board Constituency: Developing Country NGO
Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Other Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: National
Organization Description:
DAAPU is a local NGO that seek to bring health to the doorpost of those marginalised and disadvantaged.We are most interested in communicable diseases.TB ,hiv and malaria are our areas of priority,since they had been neglected by all for far too long and recently have expanded our scope to cover food security a,nutrition and environment ,water and sanitation .
 
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: 11 - 25
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 100 +
 
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: Ghana
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:
Indeed DAAPU both on itself and in collaboration with Ghana Health Services through the National TB Control Program implemented a lot of TB interventions both in urban-poor and urban rich communities as well as as prei urban and rural communities.
DAAPU's work in TB started way back in August 2001 when in our first radio broadcast on Peace FM in Accra on HIV/AIDS,TB was made a composite of our radio broadcast.
Since September 2007 ,DAAPU had received series of trainings in TB ,causes,symptoms,prevention,cure,management , sputum collections and referrals to collaborated health facilities including Mamobi Polyclinic ,University of Ghana Hospital ,Amasaman District Hospital all in Accra and the Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai District Hospital.
DAAPU has trained over 120 community based volunteers to support its intrention and also provide the source of community change.
Advocacy at the national level has not been left out out,as we were part of national haelth policies on communicable and non communicable diseases and was active member in the design of SOP for TB/HIV/AIDS.
 

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)
Ghana

Specializations

Advocacy
Funding, including innovative and optimized approach to funding TB Care
Research and Development

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Ghana

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:
Community awareness creation on TB,TB Suspected Caes referrals, Sputum Collection and training and engagement of trained Community Basesd Volunteers. : Ayawaso Sub Metro in Accra from 2007 to date .
Policy design and implementation: Was part of the development of TB/HIV SOP for Ghana.

TB-HIV:
All our HIV/AIDS programmes and activities with the Ghana AIDS Commission since 2001 are regularly paired with TB nad have been treated as TB/HIV co-infection and intervention.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
i agree to all the terms here enlisted by the STOPTBPARTNERSHIP.

Application date:  
Last updated: October 3, 2012