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Organization Contact Information

Name: Community Health Development Organisation
Street 1: Kaneshie
Street 2:
City: Accra
Province:
Post Code:
Country: Ghana
Phone: + 233 243 014 663
Email: communityhealthd@yahoo.com
Web Site: http://www.communityhealth.eu5.org

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Richard
Last Name: Ofori-Amanfo
Title: CEO
Email: oforiamanfor@yahoo.com
Phone: +233 243 014 663

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Godwin
Last Name: Ofori-Attah
Title: Community Project Consultant
Email: oforiattah@hotmail.com
Phone: +233 242 747 999

General Information

Board Constituency: Developing Country NGO
Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Community-Based Organization (CBO)
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: National
Organization Description:
Community Health Development Organisation is a non governmental organisation made up of health professionals who are committed in solving health issues in deprived areas in Ghana and beyond.We offer health education,screening of hepatitis,HIV, TB and other communicable diseases and treatment. We also focus on school childred in communities and villages.

Our mission is to promote and carry out health programs.
A pilot and preliminary investigations indicate that a lot of people are infected with TB bacterials in villages and communities who have limited access to health facilities and we have taken it upon ourselves to go to these communities with our medical team and screen them and give medications where possible. We aso work with a well established Laboratory called Anezka Laboratory services.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 6 - 10
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 0
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 0
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? < $1,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Attendance at a TB related event
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: Resource mobilization
 
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: Ghana
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: No
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
We are currently planning to go outreach to screen and and treat infected people to support the TB control programm.
 

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

Delivery of health services and care

Specializations in Countries

Delivery of health services and care 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-HIV:
It is also planned to investigate HIV related to TB to support the Global plan.

Laboratory Strengthening:
we are planning to go for screening in various communities in Ghana to screen and give good laboratory diagnostics to support the Global Plan to Stop TB

New Diagnostics:
We are plannig to screen new patients with TB and document it to support the program

New TB Drugs:
We will administer drugs to newly positive patients who have limited acess to health facilities.

New TB Vaccines:
We will take up vaccination activities to support the Global plan

Fundamental Research:
We are ready to take up any fundamental Research task when given the opportunity to help the Global paln

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: April 10, 2013
Last updated: May 13, 2013