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Organization Contact Information

Name: AIDS Alliance in Nigeria (AAN)
Street 1: 6 Coker Road
Street 2: Ilupeju
City: Lagos
Province: Lagos
Post Code: 23401
Country: Nigeria
Phone: +2348033291026
Email: aidsonline_2005@yahoo.co.uk
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Tunde
Last Name: Abu
Title: Program Manager
Email: ahmekeem@yahoo.com
Phone: +2348033291026

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mrs
First Name: Adenike
Last Name: Lawal
Title: M & E Officer
Email: ramlaw@yahoo.com
Phone: +2348022017800

General Information

Board Constituency: Communities
Organization Type - Primary: Patient Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: None
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: National
Organization Description:
AIDS Alliance in Nigeria (AAN) formerly known, as Nigeria AIDS Alliance is a national non-profit, non-religious, non political and non-governmental organization formed by a group of people living with HIV/AIDS in December 1999 and incorporated in July of 2002 as an incorporated trustee in Nigeria, AAN was formed to restore hope to People Living with HIV/AIDS in Nigeria by: Advocating for their rights; Institutionalizing sustainable treatment services, Empowering PLWHA and Strengthening PLWHA organizations.
AAN vision is a Nigeria society free of HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria infection, and increased access to care support for all infected persons.
AAN Goal is to work towards the reduction of HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria infection and the provision of care and support to people infected with and affected.
AAN is a PLHIV focus organization, and TB is one of the co-infections people living with HIV/AIDS suffer. with TB control AAN has since 2005 has being strengthening PLHIV support groups and CBOs to advocate to improve access to treatment and related services.AAN is represented in the Lagos state TB Advocacy communication and social mobilization work group.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 6 - 10
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 51 - 99
 
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: Involvement in Stop TB Working Groups
 
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: Nigeria
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:
AIDS Alliance in Nigeria in a member of the TB network in Nigeria and is represented in the Lagos state TB Advocacy communication and social mobilization work group. AAN contributes strengthens the capacity of PLHIV support groups to be able to advocate for comprehensive access to TB and HIV treatment in Nigeria
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Nigeria
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)
Nigeria

Specializations

Advocacy

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Nigeria

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:
with funding from the AIDS prevention Initiative Nigeria/PEPFAR AIDS Alliance in Nigeria since 2005 have being working with support groups at the Harvard PEPFAR sites to strengthen their capacity to advocate for sustainable HIV/TH treatment program in Nigeria. Also to add value to service provided to PLHIV to following up on lost to follow up, Group counseling on treatment adherence and education.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: September 29, 2012
Last updated: February 20, 2013