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Organization Contact Information

Name: Media Network on Child Rights and Development (MNCRD)
Street 1: 2378 Pemba Road
Street 2: Chilenje South
City: Lusaka
Province: Lusaka
Post Code: 10101
Country: Zambia
Phone: +260211250023
Email: medianetcrd@gmail.com
Web Site: http://www.mncrd.org

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Henry
Last Name: Kabwe
Title: Executive Director
Email: kabwehen@hotmail.com
Phone: +260977895015

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Lister
Last Name: Namumba
Title: Media Monitroring and M&E Coordinator
Email: namumbalister@gmail.com
Phone: +260979687218

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: International
Organization Description:
The Media Network on Child Rights and Development (MNCRD) is a vibrant, membership driven, media association dedicated to sensitising and equipping the media and children to cover child rights and development issues in Zambia. It works with government, civil society, cooperating partners, children and journalists to ensure that the voices of children and their issues are captured in the media to achieve policy change and implementation.

• Vision
A Zambia where children’s rights are understood, prioritised and enforced.
• Mission
The MNCRD exists to empower journalists and children with media skills to promote child participation, protection and the upholding of children's rights by working with the media, civil society organisations, cooperating partners, regional networks, children and relevant government departments.
In 2005, MNCRD held a capacity building workshop in Western Province where journalists and civil society leaders were made to understand how they can work together to advance child rights; in 2007, a meeting for church leaders and the media was called when the Global Fund for HIV and AIDS, TB and Malaria launched its work where the MNCRD presented papers on how church leaders can work with the media; and the MNCRD has for the past five years been hosting Child Discussion Forums where established, upcoming civil society organisations and children are given a platform to air their views on education, health, abuse and HIV and AIDS issues.
 
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: 11 - 25
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: 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: 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:
Through the Partners Zambia Partnership Coordinating Committee (PCC), where issues of HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria are discussed. MNCRD is chairing the group.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Zambia
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)
Zambia

Specializations

Advocacy

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Zambia

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:
Through media connections

Drug-Resistant TB:
Through media connections

TB-HIV:
Through media connections

Laboratory Strengthening:
Through media connections

New Diagnostics:
Through media connections

New TB Drugs:
Through media connections

New TB Vaccines:
Through media connections

Fundamental Research:
Through media connections

Research:
Through media connections

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: September 9, 2011
Last updated: September 9, 2011