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Organization Contact Information

Name: Charity and Support foundation
Street 1: Suvalkeliu g. 2
Street 2:
City: Kaunas
Province:
Post Code: 46138
Country: Lithuania
Phone: +37037545040
Email: info@saulessmiltys.lt
Web Site: http://www.saulessmiltys.lt

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mrs
First Name: Inga
Last Name: Bulotiene
Title: Director
Email: inga@saulessmiltys.lt
Phone: +37061199012

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Asta
Last Name: Sargiunaite
Title: Secretary
Email: astasar@gmail.com
Phone: +37067251212

General Information

Board Constituency: Foundation
Organization Type - Primary: Foundation
Organization Type - Secondary: Charitable / Philanthropic Foundation
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: National
Organization Description:
Charity and support foundation ‘Saules Smiltys‘ was established on 19th April, 2007, and since then it has been actively supporting children ill with a hazardous and infectious disease – tuberculosis. Currently, one of our topical goals is to support branches and subsidiaries of Children‘s Tuberculosis (Pulmonology) Department in Vilnius, Kaunas, Šiauliai, Panevežys and Klaipeda as well as to provide the society with information concerning the following disease and its reasons and outcomes, to reduce the number of sick children, to make the treatment of the sick more effective and provide Pulmonology departments with some support.
The initiator and founder of the foundation is Marija Dubickiene.

Foundation aim – to decrease spreading of tuberculosis in Lithuania.
Program objectives:
Organising and preparing the purposeful informing of society that would motivate taking and updating its obligations to stop spreading of tuberculosis;
Making conditions for the voluntary activity in the field of tuberculosis prevention and to perform its development;
Organising and performing the purposeful activity of tuberculosis prevention;
Providing support to the patients (especially children), ill with tuberculosis;
Developing and maintaining the social abilities for the persons facing the social risk;
Actively participating when creating, forming and implement tuberculosis policy in Lithuania.
 
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: 0
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $5,001-$10,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Other partners
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:
Recently one of the organization members has been added to the National TB control committee.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Lithuania
Which WHO region is the main focus of your work: European
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
Lithuania

Specializations

Advocacy
Funding, including innovative and optimized approach to funding TB Care

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Lithuania
Funding, including innovative and optimized approach to funding TB Care Lithuania

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:

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: May 10, 2011
Last updated: February 20, 2013