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Organization Contact Information

Name: ALLIANCE NATIONALE CONTRE LE SIDA EN COTE D'IVOIRE
Street 1: II Plateaux 7ème Tranche
Street 2: Rue de l'administration de l'universite de Bouake
City: ABIDJAN
Province: COCODY
Post Code: 08 BP 2046 ABIDJAN 08
Country: Cote d'Ivoire
Phone: +225 22 52 85 70
Email: info@alliancecotedivoire.org
Web Site: http://www.alliancecotedivoire.org

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Madiarra
Last Name: COULIBALY
Title: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Email: madiarra.offia@ansci.org
Phone: 00 (225) 06668681 / 57049111

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Ives Roland
Last Name: KOUSSAN
Title: Program Coordinator
Email: ikoussan@alliancecotedivoire.org / koivro@yahoo.fr
Phone: 00 (225) 45004127 / 07893372

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:
The Alliance Nationale contre le SIDA en Côte d’Ivoire (ANS-CI) is a national Ivorian NGO established in November 2005 and registered in Côte d’Ivoire in 2006. Until now, ANS-CI had been operating as a Country Office of the International HIV/AIDS Alliance (the Alliance) which received PEPFAR funding in 2005 to rapidly establish an NGO/CBO support program in Côte d’Ivoire. Through building the capacity of local staff and the newly-formed board of ANS-CI, establishing systems, policies and procedures, and enhancing HIV/AIDS technical know-how and capacity, the ANS-CI has become an independent national organization, ANS-CI.

Institutional Development
The ANS-CI has substantial experience in establishing and strengthening the capacity of NGOs as intermediaries for the mobilization, facilitation and scaling up of community responses to HIV/AIDS.
ANS-CI will continue to draw on international and regional expertise and receive ongoing strategic technical support from the wider Alliance to strengthen the capacity of its newly formed Board, ANS-CI staff and partner NGOs/CBOs and networks.
The Alliance Côte d’Ivoire Office has three key teams of skilled and experienced local staff: Finance and Administration, Programs, and Monitoring and Evaluation.
Alliance Cote d’Ivoire is planning to raise resources / funds in order to strengthen along with the State of Côte d'Ivoire, the national response against the TB and HIV.
These funds will be used to provide effective financial and technical support to community-based fight against TB projects, especially those that focus on:
Improving particularly populations of poor settings awareness of TB suggestive signs and factors that lead to TB occurrence
Improving potential targets accessibility to active, earlier TB diagnosis and treatment delivery services
Significant reduction of TB patients loss to follow and TB treatment failure rate
Improving the referral system between community actors and health professionals in TB / HIV delivery services
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 11 - 25
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 0
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 51 - 99
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $100,001-$500,000
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: Involvement in Stop TB Working Groups
 
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:
Alliance Côte d'Ivoire has over 06 years presence and intensive activities in the national response against the epidemic of HIV infection and tuberculosis.
We thus, gained experience in HIV / TB programs and projects management, as: (i) The International HIV/Aids Alliance Country Office from 2005 to 2006, (ii) PEPFAR Prime Partner through a five years cooperative agreement (from 30 September 6 to 29 Sept.2011), (ii) as the Global Fund Round 2 Phase 2 sub recipient for the Community Component from 2008 to 2009.
Our contribution to the country's national TB control plan can be headlined as follows:

Capacity building of 92 local beneficiaries (community-based organizations, civil society organizations and local governments), including networks of organizations to fight against HIV and tuberculosis;
A technical and financial support in the form of grants totaling $ 760,000 over four years to 08 community-based organizations to provide services to support the TB / HIV patients, their families and neighborhoods, around 15 sites/public health care point of TB and HIV in 14 health districts.

This support focused on the implementation of activities relating to: (i) the DOTS strategy support; (ii) the home based care and support services;(iii) the reduction of stigma; (iv) promoting adherence to TB/HIV treatment and literacy (v) the promotion of HIV/TB counseling and testing for TB patients their family members and neighborhoods; (vi) communities mobilization to prevent tuberculosis expansion, (vii) the improvement of the referral system in TB and HIV delivery services
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Cote d'Ivoire
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)
Cote d'Ivoire

Specializations

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

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Cote d'Ivoire

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:
From 2006 - 2008 Alliance Cote d’Ivoire has been contributing to the expansion and improvement of the DOTS strategy in Ivory Coast, by providing technical and financial support to:
• The Training of field actors on TB treatment adherence promotion at community level ;
• The weekly home visits to TB treated patients ;
• TB patients Identification and monitoring through their families ( DOTS strategy);
• The on TB sites permanence by lay counselors’ implementation
• The active search of lost to follow TB patients


TB-HIV:
The success of community-based detection of new TB cases and the TB cases treatment management is based on a strong referral system between community- based organizations and health services through a formal partnership.
From 2006 - 2008 Alliance has been contributiing to the improvement of this referral system by:
Facilitating partnerships set up between health facilities and 08 community-based organizations working in the field of tuberculosis,
Supporting TB/HIV sites et services mapping
Developing tools for collecting data on HIV-positive patients referral from HIV care and treatment sites (VCT, PMTCT and ART) to TB diagnosis and treatment structures
Supporting TB treated patients monitoring activities at community level



Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: January 26, 2010
Last updated: May 15, 2015