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Organization Contact Information

Name: CheckTB!
Street 1: Jodenbreestraat 132
Street 2:
City: Amsterdam
Province:
Post Code: 1011 NS
Country: Netherlands
Phone: +31642245470
Email: info@checkTB.com
Web Site: http://www.checkTB.com

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Frank
Last Name: van Doren
Title: Drs.
Email: frank@checkTB.com
Phone: +31646437019

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Frank
Last Name: van Doren
Title: Drs.
Email: frank.vandoren@checktb.com
Phone: +31646437019

General Information

Board Constituency: Private sector
Organization Type - Primary: Private Sector
Organization Type - Secondary: Health
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: International
Organization Description:
CheckTB! facilitates access to new active case finding strategies by incorporating innovative (digital) technologies for automated triage before molecular tests in the project design; CheckTB! connects local and international stakeholders and enables access to project financing.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 1 - 5
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: 1 - 5
 
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: 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:
exchange of information with KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, Radboud University developer of Computer Aided Detection for TB (CAD4TB).
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Netherlands
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)
Ethiopia
Ghana
Kenya
Malawi
Mozambique
Sierra Leone
South Africa

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

Unknown

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-HIV:
Enable access to new diagnostics in support of systematic screening programs for high risk groups to facilitate early TB case detection and start of treatment.

Laboratory Strengthening:
Incorporate in mobile diagnostic TB screening units(one-stop TB containers) provisions for the use of Molecular Tests and LED Fluorescent Microscopes

New Diagnostics:
Enable access for high risk groups to new TB diagnostics like digital X-ray, Computer Aided TB Detection software,teleradiology, LED Fluorescent Microscopes and molecular tests through advocacy and access to funding.

Research:
New case detection algorithms using innovative and mobile technologies will in the CheckTB! designed projects be accompanied by Operational Research to measure impact and/or to determine how to further improve diagnostic accuracy.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
CheckTB! is a private consultancy initiative mainly funded by grant facilities from the Dutch Ministry of Development Cooperation and Economic Affairs.

CheckTB! has direct contacts with various suppliers of diagnostic imaging systems, LED Fluorescent microscopes and molecular tests. All CheckTB! designed projects so far have to pass through an ICB.

CheckTB! cooperates in some projects with local private organisations to assure implementation, capacity building and maintenance; cooperation with NTP's and organisations such as WHO, KNCV and USAID (TBCAP) is also initiated for specific projects.




Application date: February 23, 2009
Last updated: July 7, 2014