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Organization Contact Information

Name: COMMUNITY RECONSTRUCTION OF SOCIAL SERVICE (CROSS)
Street 1: No,8 (3), 10th EAST CROSS ROAD
Street 2: GANDHI NAGAR,
City: VELLORE DISTRICT,
Province: TAMILNADU.
Post Code: 632006.
Country: India
Phone: 0416 - 2244104
Email: sripatham@rediffmail.com
Web Site: http://www.crosscharityindia.org

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Saman
Last Name: Sripatham
Title: Director
Email: sripatham@rediffmail.com
Phone: 9443965505

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Saman
Last Name: Sripatham
Title: Director
Email: sripatham@rediffmail.com
Phone: 9443965505

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:
Community Reconstruction Of Social Service is registered as society under Tamil Nadu Society’s act, registered under 12A of income Tax & obtained 80G to raise public donations for the benefit of poor. CROSS also has FCRA number issued by the Home Ministry of India to receive foreign contribution.

Our one of the program to eradicate tb from our community

Our Vision about TB: Tuberculosis free community and combating stigma and discrimination.

1. To strengthen and educate the capacity of community in response to advocacy, communication, social mobilization.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 26 - 50
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: 6 - 10
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? < $1,000
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:
1.Create awareness on TB and DOTS for the women self help group members, village leaders, community nutrition workers, school teachers, local government office staff, primary health center staff,and bank staff,

2. Street plays and awareness programs on causes and preventive measures to be taken to stop spreading of TB conducted at the village level.

3. Educate and motivate the family members to voluntarily do the check up for TB

4. Mobilize nutritional supplement and IEC materials for all the tb affected persons family members and community target groups from the government,our tb donors.

5. Meeting DTO Government hospital doctors and Government primary health centers staff's and collect the list of patients under treatment.

6. We find the TB patients in our working area and motivate educate them to take DOTS and regular checkup in hospitals.

7. Prepare Documentation of our patients for update their health conditions.
 

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

Advocacy
Delivery of health services and care
Funding, including innovative and optimized approach to funding TB Care
Provision of drugs, diagnostics and commodities
Technical Assistance

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy 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:
We will give Awareness, advocacy program, and DOTS Provider. We worked in TB Awareness and Advocacy program is one of the projects, CROSS has been initiated and completed it s one year (May 2009-March 2010) of service among the 20 blocks of 6,61,520 population in Puducherry State.

Through this program we have covered 20 blocks and identified 425 New TB Patients and registered with DOTS. Our staff member have involved and provided service to the TB patients and created awareness and advocacy in Puducherry state.

We have focused different communities like Educational Institutions, PHCs, Anganwadi Centers, Man and Women Self Help Groups, Companies/Industries and other NGOs to strengthen, empower and create awareness in the community about the consequences of TB. There were 7 field staff members and 3 administration staff have involved and provided service to the TB patients and created awareness and advocacy in pudhucherry state.




Declaration

Declaration of interests:
Improving the Health status of people and addressing the Health needs of people who are suffering this TB and take necessary steps to eradicate this TB in near future.

Application date: September 7, 2012
Last updated: October 29, 2012