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Organization Contact Information

Name: DEFENCE HEALTH CLUB
Street 1: DHQ MEDICAL CENTRE,MOGADISHU CANTONMENT
Street 2: ASOKORO
City: ABUJA
Province: FEDREAL CAPITAL TERRITORY
Post Code: +175
Country: Nigeria
Phone: +234 803 587 1859
Email: dhcmrs@yahoo.com
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: MWO
First Name: Emmanuel
Last Name: Musa Andrew
Title: president
Email: autamaimasa@yahoo.co.uk
Phone:  

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mallam
First Name: Emmanuel
Last Name: Musa Andrew
Title: President
Email: dhcmrs@yahoo.com
Phone: +234 -805871859, +234 -8155435888

General Information

Board Constituency: Communities
Organization Type - Primary: Patient Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: None
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: National
Organization Description:
DEFENCE HEALTH CLUB IS A SUPPORT GROUP OF PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV AND EITHER INFECTED WITH TB OR HAVE TREATED TB AT ONE TIME OF THE OTHER. OUR MISSION IS TO ADVOCATE FOR THE RIGHTS OF TB PATIENTS AND IMPROVED PATIENT EDUCATION ON TB CHARTER 8. THE CLUB HAS MEMBERSHIP IN ALL MILITARY FORMATIONS IN NIGERIA. IT IS ONE OF THE COMMUNITY BASED ORGANISATIONS WORKING WITH ARMED FORCES PROGRAM ON AIDS CONTROL ON ISSUES RELATION TO ADHERENCE,REFERRALS AND POSITIVE LIVING IN BARRACKS COMMUNITIES IN NIGERIA.
 
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: 11 - 25
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $1,001-$5,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Stop TB communications
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: Nigeria
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: No
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
Defence Health Club contributes to the National TB plan through Case detection treatment and advocacy. We also contribute through training and sustaining Community volunteers for treatment support and referrals.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Nigeria
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)
Nigeria

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

Advocacy Nigeria

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:
Objective 2: Ensure high- quality treatment of all diagnostic cases of TB (pulmonary, both smear positive and -negative; extra pulmonary and MDR -TB in adult and children through Education, Community Mobilization and support services in FCT with support from Health Alive Foundation Ilorin 2011- on going by the use of community volunteers as referrals, treatment supporters and educators. Also with support from Action aid Nigeria been involved in Ward health development committees for TB awareness creation and quality assurance in PHCs in FCT and Benue states since 2010 till date

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
I declare on that Defence Health Club has no conflict of interest that can constitute any impediment with respect to the Global partnership to stop TB


MUSA EMMANUEL

Application date: March 17, 2010
Last updated: November 8, 2012