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Name: Mamta Samajik Sanstha
Street 1: 53-C,Rajpur Road
Street 2:
City: Dehradun
Province: Uttarakhand
Post Code: 248 001
Country: India
Phone: +91-135-2653671
Email: mamtasanstha92@rediffmail.com
Web Site: http://www.mamtasanstha.org

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Joseph Mount
Last Name: Singh
Title: Chief Functionary
Email: jms23@rediffmail.com
Phone: +919719294888

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Beena
Last Name: Walia
Title: Senior Programme Officer
Email: mamtasanstha@yahoo.com
Phone:  

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:
Mamta Samajik Sanstha (MSS) is a voluntary organization working in the field of Health & sustainable development since Feb. 1992.

Mamta has effectively launched & completed several health & development projects. In principle, we strive for sustainable development through primary health care,social mobilization on national public health problems,adult literacy,gender empowerment,livelihood promotion of poor women and community participation. Besides implementing various activities directly by the organization, the organization works with a network of NGOs in Uttarakhand & Western Uttar Pradesh, India.

We completed the project called “Garhwal Health & Development Package : 2000” in 30 blocks of Garhwal Division, Saharanpur & Haridwar, covering more than 300 villages with the financial support from UNICEF, Lucknow & technical support from the concerned govt. departments & 17 networking agencies.

We have also undertaken project called “Social Mobilization for Child Care & Nutrition” in of Vikasnagar, Dehradun, covering 56 villages with the support from UNICEF, Lucknow. Under this project we have taken out several children out of malnutrition, particularly girl child. We have also formed 31 adolescent girls groups in villages of Vikasnagar block to look into the nutritional, health, Socio-economical, legal and emotional needs of the adolescent girls. Beside above programmes, we have undertaken following projects on health
(1)-Health Education Project with primary school children and community in 40 villages of Block Ghat, District Chamoli with the support of TPAK/JICA, Japan
(2)-Iodine Deficiency Disorders Control Programme with students class 8-12 and community in 4 districts of western U.P., covering 62 colleges and more than 400 villages with the support of Govt of U.P. and UNICEF, Lucknow
(3)Strengthening of Integrated Child Development Services(ICDS) and village women and adolescent groups on health, nutrition and sanitation with women and adolescent girls in 18 villages of 3 Blocks of District
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 26 - 50
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 100 +
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $100,001-$500,000
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: Information on developments within the TB world
 
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 Mamta Samajik Sanstha is a partner with the State and Local TB Control Programme - RNTCP . We have assisted the local RNTCP as a microscopy center and providing DOTS services.

Now the MSS is a Sub Recepient in the GFATM R-9 TB project in India and is undertaking the activities of the project in collaboration with The Union and the Central TB Divsion - Govt. of India . At present the MSS is independently managing the said project in 18 districts of U.P. and Uttarakhand wherein we have a developed and maintaining a network of 72 NGOs and about 180 CBOs.
The core araes of work now includes DOTS support, increasing Community based DOTS, TB ACSM activities and TB-HIV collaborative activities.
 

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

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:
The Mamta Samajik Sanstha conducted DOTS expansion and TB ASCM activities in one of the hilly and remote areas of district Dehradun (Uttarakhand) i.e. Nagthaat region in Kalsi block. The terrain is very difficult, the population comprises of scheduled tribes and the nearest health facility is not accessible to most of the population

The following activities were undertaken
1.A base line survey was conducted in the project villages
2.Appointed one Lab technician and 4 field coordinators for Microscopy services
3.Conducted training of trainers for project staff & identified 30 DOTS Providers
4.Conducted stakeholders orientation involving local grassroots level functionaries like ASHA and Aganwadi workers, civil societies, PRIs, women groups and youth power to promote RNTCP and DOTS and work as DOTS Providers and sputum collection centres
5.Conducted ACSM drive with the stakeholders in 20 project villages and adjoining hamlets to create awareness about TB, and DOTS

Outcomes of the Project were as follows -:
1.The MSS identified and trained 30 DOTS Providers in with the help of Dist. TB unit to collect sputum from 20 project villages and provide support in case detection, early reporting, case retrieval, case holding, regular DOTS treatment, follow up and referral etc
2.We tested the sputum samples of 990 suspected patients in 30 villages through our lab technician and detected 19 new patients, which were referred to the PHC for treatment.
3.Conducted refresher trainings for the project staff and DOTS Providers once in three months.
4.Also conducted Block level TB Alliance Meet once every 3 months at Kalsi Block with all the stakeholders and encouraged them to actively participate to promote RNTCP and DOTS in their respective areas.
5.The MSS also undertook house to house visit to 575 families in 20 villages to convey the message about RNTCP and DOTS and also to promote collection of sputum of suspected patients.
6.Nukkad Nataks, street play and college campus activities were conducted to create mass awareness in the project villages
7.A total of about 10500 People attended the community awareness meetings
8.3575 people were covered by house visits to spread awareness about DOTS and TB
9.The MSS also undertook wall writings in 80 villages for awareness about TB

TB-HIV:
As an important component of GFATM R-9 TB project in India we Facilitate the establishment of cross linkages between ICTCs and DMCs, through quarterly joint meetings in each district to review challenges and gaps. This activity is ongoing in 15 districts of U.P and Uttarakhand

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
We believe that by being member of stop TB Partnership,we will get opportunity to have wider circle of partnership globally which will provide us more opportunities to share and exchange information and experience with like minded organizations in the field of TB.We will have more access on information,trainings,conferences,projects etc which will strengthen our capacity in this field to combat TB in our state and country.

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Last updated: July 20, 2013