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Organization Contact Information

Name: AGED CONCERN FOUNDATION
Street 1: BUNGALOW ROAD FIRE SERVICE JUNCTION
Street 2:
City: LAWRA
Province:
Post Code:
Country: Ghana
Phone: +233 208 95 14 26
Email: agedconcern@yahoo.co.uk
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: EMMANUEL
Last Name: VAN-DEYUOR
Title: PRESIDENT
Email: evdeyuor@yahoo.co.uk
Phone: +233 208 05 14 26

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: LUCY
Last Name: NIBER
Title:  
Email: lucyniber@yahoo.com
Phone:  

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:
Tuberculosis, from time immemorial has been prevalent in the Lawra district in the Upper West Region which is one of the poorest and the most deprived in the country. Little or no success has been achieved in combating the disease due to scanty or poor human resource capacity coupled with non-involvement of NGOs, stakeholders and civil society organization in the District. The non-availability of funds is a factor to put in place a strategic plan involving the stakeholders, civil society organizations, NGOs and adequate human resource capacity to help eradicate or reduce TB which has been a major concern in the District. Currently organizing community durbars educating community members about the disease, prevention and treatment.
 
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: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 26 - 50
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? Unable to disclose amount
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: Ghana
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:
Organizing community durbars in the rural area educating community members about the disease, prevention and treatment
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Ghana
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)
Ghana

Specializations

Advocacy

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Ghana

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:
Durbars in rural communities

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
We promise to work towards eradication of TB in Ghana.

Application date: January 4, 2013
Last updated: January 4, 2013