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Organization Contact Information

Name: Destiny Enablers Foundation(DEF)- Uganda
Street 1: plot 25 kasozi mawembe gombolola street
Street 2:
City: Iganga
Province: Luuka
Post Code: +256
Country: Uganda
Phone: +256777162683
Email: defuganda@gmail.com
Web Site: http://www.defuganda.org

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Nyende
Last Name: Ali
Title: Programs Coordinator
Email: nyende.defuganda@gmail.com
Phone:  

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Kasiko
Last Name: Steven
Title:  
Email: steven_kasiko@yahoo.co.uk
Phone:  

General Information

Board Constituency: Developing Country NGO
Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Community-Based Organization (CBO)
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: National
Organization Description:
Destiny enablers' Foundation(DEF)- Uganda,is a civil society organization with community based projects located in Iganga District Uganda East Africa.

DEF- Uganda's Vision “A society that is free from poverty and recognizes the health and educational needs of the most vulnerable groups of people in the Busoga region” while its purpose of existence (Mission) “Improving the lives of the rural poor in Busoga region through advocacy, lobbying and raising awareness.” DEF's Mission & Vision are guided with the Values of love, care, Human rights and new ideas.

DEF Uganda Implements the following Programs;

HIV&AIDS/ TB Program

HIV&AIDS/ TB Activities
1.1 HIV&AIDS and TB care program.
1.1.1 HIV/AIDS Counseling & Testing
1.1.2 Care and management of HIV and AIDS
1.1.3 Risk reduction with development of active TB among our clients who are co-infected with both HIV&AIDS and latent TB.
1.1.4 Reduction of TB infection among HIV&AIDS negative people (care takers our of HIV&AIDS clients).
1.1.5 Referral and follow of our clientele for treatment and management of TB in a way to improve quality of life.
1.1.6 Ensuring access to antiretroviral therapy for all our clients who are co-infected with both HIV&AIDS and TB.
1.1.7 Referral for free CD4 and viral load testing services as well as free access of ART.
1.1.8 Laboratory testing for HIV 1&2, malaria, (Plasmodium Falciparum), and TPHA.
1.1.9 Provision of on-going counseling services.
1.1.10 Home based care/visits at outreaches and clients homes.
1.1.11 Referral for management of severe opportunistic infections and other AIDS defining illnesses.
1.1.12 Referral for STD/STIs case management.
1.1.13 Mobile Health & Care Support to the Youths
Sexual Reproductive Health And Rights(SRHR) Program
Activities with Youth
1.2 Sexual Reproductive Health & Rights
1.2.1 Training & Awareness
1.2.2 Behavioral Change Communication (BCC)
1.2.3 Information Educational Communication (IEC)
1.2.4 Self Esteem Building
1.2.5 Rights Awareness
1.2.6 Life
 
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: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $25,000-$100,000
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: Resource mobilization
 
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:
we are testing and treating about 300 TB cases per year.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Uganda
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)
Uganda

Specializations

Advocacy
Delivery of health services and care
Research and Development
Technical Assistance

Specializations in Countries

Delivery of health services and care Uganda

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:
we are into HIV/TB care.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: December 2, 2009
Last updated: August 7, 2011