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Organization Contact Information

Name: doctors with africa CUAMM
Street 1: via san francesco 126
Street 2:
City: Padova
Post Code: 35121
Country: Italy
Phone: +39.049.8751649
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Dante
Last Name: Carraro
Title: director

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: mr
First Name: andrea
Last Name: atzori
Title: delgate for internatinal relations
Phone: +393492341375

General Information

Board Constituency: Developed 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: International
Organization Description:
Doctors with Africa CUAMM is the first non-governmental organisation (NGO) in the field of healthcare to be officially recognised in Italy, CUAMM is the largest Italian body working to improve and safeguard the health of African populations. The organisation’s projects have long-term goals, even when facing emergency situations, providing quality healthcare services which are open to everyone. It is committed to training and to spreading scientific knowledge through its technical contributions to healthcare projects. Among the public institutions involved and the general public, it extols the value of solidarity and cooperation between population.
Total number of staff in your organization: 26 - 50
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 0
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $500,001-$1 MIL
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: Information on developments within the TB world
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: Uganda
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:
CUAMM works in collaboration with the national TB programmes of the countries we work in.

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Italy
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)
Sierra Leone
United Republic of Tanzania


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

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Angola
Advocacy Ethiopia
Advocacy Mozambique
Advocacy Sudan
Advocacy Uganda
Advocacy United Republic of Tanzania
Delivery of health services and care Angola
Delivery of health services and care Ethiopia
Delivery of health services and care Mozambique
Delivery of health services and care Sierra Leone
Delivery of health services and care Sudan
Delivery of health services and care Uganda
Delivery of health services and care United Republic of Tanzania
Technical Assistance Angola
Technical Assistance Ethiopia
Technical Assistance Mozambique
Technical Assistance Sierra Leone
Technical Assistance Sudan
Technical Assistance Uganda
Technical Assistance United Republic of Tanzania


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:
Angola, Mozambique, uganda and Tanzania

all the above countries

Laboratory Strengthening:
all the above countries

New Diagnostics:
implementation of GeneXpert machine in Angola and in Mozambique

operational research TB has been conducted in Angola (kap studies and factors of diagnostic delay)


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: April 22, 2009
Last updated: February 27, 2013