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Organization Contact Information

Name: Adele Reproductive Health Foundation
Street 1: P O Box 9450 Bonaberi
Street 2:
City: Douala
Province: Littoral
Post Code: 237
Country: Cameroon
Phone: +23777651615
Email: adele_healthcentre@yahoo.fr
Web Site: http://:www.adelereproductivehealthfoundation.org

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Gwewasang
Last Name: C. Martin
Title: Founder & CEO
Email: adele_healthcentre@yahoo.fr
Phone: +23777651615

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Gwewasang
Last Name: C. Martin
Title: Founder & CEO
Email: adele_healthcentre@yahoo.fr
Phone: +23777651615

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:
Adele Reproductive Health Foundation was founded in the year 2000. The Divisional Officer for Tiko district officially inaugurated the project on behalf of the then Governor of the South West Province. It is a registered (G.37.02/D.14/4/16/10/2001) community-based non-profit, non-political and non-governmental organization.

Its mission is to broaden access to information on Special Healthcare Concerns; Emerging and Re-Emerging Infections and other primary healthcare related initiatives for the underprivileged populations.
We are intereted in the TB partnership because, we want to expand our Networking and collaboration; connect with other partners working on similar issues and, join other partners to form national/global stop TB. In our project we want to Design Programmes: Improving Sustainability, Impact and Effectiveness in infection prevention & TB Support Operations
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 1 - 5
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 51 - 99
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $25,000-$100,000
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:
Creating awareness, organizing seminars and conferences in collaboration with the ministry of public health, and other local stakeholders
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Cameroon
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)
Cameroon
Congo

Specializations

Advocacy
Delivery of health services and care
Provision of drugs, diagnostics and commodities

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Cameroon
Advocacy Congo

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:
012/2015 in Cameroon. Work in collaboration with the Littoral Regional Delegation of Public Health, local authorities and civil society leaders to mobilize, to educate and sensitize the populace of Douala 4 district against the fight of TB. Provision of diagnostic services (smear and/or culture and molecular tests plus chest X-rays, as appropriate) for
all those with signs and symptoms suggestive of TB, with laboratory tests conducted in quality-assured laboratories; decentralization of these services to increase access; elimination of user fees that affect both access to care and the timing of access to care; promotion of the use of guidelines on the management of childhood TB; programme management and supervision; contact investigations; active case finding in selected high risk groups; engagement of all care providers through PPM and use of the international standards for TB care (ISTC); scale-up of PAL (including smoking cessation and prevention) and ACSM. Objective: To ensure early diagnosis of all TB cases (pulmonary, both smear-positive and -negative; extra pulmonary; adults and children)


Drug-Resistant TB:
Experts from the world health organization and the ministry of public health have indicated that there are some 500 cases of multi drug resistant tuberculosis in Cameroon. Our plan for
2012/0215 is the development of national plan on infection control as part of a national plan for MDRTB; assessments of the current status of infection control; training; implementation of administrative, personal protection and environmental measures, based on results of assessments. The objective is to scale up TB infection control in MDR-TB outpatient clinics in the Douala 4 district in Cameroon.


Laboratory Strengthening:
2012/2013, Scale up laboratory capacity to diagnose smear-negative TB and conduct tests. The objective is to improve the diagnosis of TB among AFB smear-negative TB

Research:
To investigate how to bring TB/ HIV diagnostic services closer to the community and how to integrate them in the general health system. The objective is to improve access to and use of diagnostic services to increase early TB case-detection and improve the diagnosis of drug-sensitive and –resistant TB, and TB/HIV co-infection.




Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: August 1, 2012
Last updated: June 16, 2014