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Organization Contact Information

Name: CSI AROGYAVARAM MEDICAL CENTERAMC CAMPUS
Street 1: AMC CAMPUS
Street 2: AROGYAVARAM
City: MADANAPALLI
Province: CHITTOOR DIST
Post Code: 517330
Country: India
Phone: 91 9440893669
Email: wesleywesleyamc@yahoo.co.in
Web Site: http://. arogyavaram medical center

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: WESLEY
Last Name: BONAM
Title: DIRECTOR
Email: wesleywesleyamc@yahoo.co.in
Phone: 08571 226471

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: EVELYN
Last Name: SHEELA
Title: NURSING SUPERINTENDENT
Email: umts100@amc-arogyavaram.com
Phone: 91 8571 222045

General Information

Board Constituency: Developing Country NGO
Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Faith-based organization (FBO)
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: National
Organization Description:
ARGYAVARAM MEDSICAL CENTER FORMERLY KNOWN AS UNION MISSION TUBERCULOSIS SANATORIUM WAS STARTED IN THE YEAR 1912 AND IS A PIONEERING INSTITUITION IN THE TREATMENT OF TB INTHIS COUNTRY.TRIAL STUDIES FOR STEPTOMYCIN ,INH,REFAMPICIN ETC WERE CONDUCTED HERE.AT PRESENT WE HAVE 120 FREE BEDS FOR THE TREATMENT POOR TB PATIENTS.WE ALSO TREAT COINFECTED WITH HIV.AND MDR CASES.HISTORICALLY THIS PLACE IS SUITABLE FOR THE TREATMENT OF TB BECAUSE OF THE CLIMATIC CONDITIONS.
WE ARE COMMITTED FOR THE TB CONTROL IN THE SURROUNDING COMMUNITY.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 100 +
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 26 - 50
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? $100,001-$500,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Internet search
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: India
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:
WE ARE INVOLVED IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF REVISED NAT IONAL TB CONTROL PROGRAMME AND IMPLEMENTING DOTS
 

Geographical Reach

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

Specializations

Delivery of health services and care

Specializations in Countries

Delivery of health services and care India

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:
PROVIDING DOTS TO ALL OUR PATIENTS

Drug-Resistant TB:
TREAT MDR CASES WITH SECOND LINE DRUGS.SOME OF OUR PATIENTS CAN NOT AFFORD THE EXPENSIVE DRUGS.

TB-HIV:
TREATING CO INFECTED PATIENTS .WE HAVE 20 BEDS FOR THESE PATIENTS.IT IS CHALLENGING TO CARE AND SUPPORT THESE PATIENTS.

Laboratory Strengthening:
WE DO NOT HAVE CULTURE AND SENSITIVITY FACILITY.WE NEED TO STRENGHTHEN OUR LABORATORY.

New Diagnostics:
WE HAVE TO TRY NEW DIAGNOSTICS

New TB Drugs:
WE HAVE TO TRY

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
WE ARE PROVIDING FREE TREATMENT FOR PATIENTS IN 120 BEDS FOR TB AND 20 BEDS FOR TB/HIV.WE ARE INCURRING A HUGE DEFICIT IN OUR BUDGET .WE ARE CONTUNUING THIS BECAUSE WE ARE COMMITTED TO SERVE THESE STIGMATISED POOR AND NEEDY PATIENTS IN THESE PARTS OF OUR COUNTRY.

Application date: August 24, 2011
Last updated: June 16, 2014