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Organization Contact Information

Name: "The Awakening"
Street 1: SaiduSharif
Street 2:
City: Swat, Khyber PukhtunKHwa
Province: Khyber PukhtunKhwa
Post Code: 19200
Country: Pakistan
Phone: 0092 946 722072
Email: info.awkpk@gmail.com
Web Site: http://www.awkpk.org

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Erfaan Hussein
Last Name: Babak
Title: Executive Director
Email: info.awkpk@gmail.com
Phone: 0092 946 722072 / 0331 99 15 195

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Iftikhar
Last Name: Hussain
Title: Programme Officer
Email: info.awkpk@gmail.com
Phone: 0092 946 722072 / 0331 99 15 374

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:
“The Awakening” mission is to empower the poor, disabled and disenfranchised in rural regions of Pakistan. To this end, “The Awakening” employs rights-based, people-centered, grassroots and participatory methods to eliminate socio-economic inequality; to promote health, nutrition and well-being; to facilitate self-reliance, enable local self-governance, ensure natural resource management; and promote people's advocacy.
 
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: 100 +
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $10,001-$25,000
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: Involvement in Stop TB Working Groups
 
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: Pakistan
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: To strengthen community awareness and increase TB case detection among The general community, boarding school children, amongst the elderly and the prisoners
2: To increase community reach-out efforts of Community Health Workers in partnership with community health volunteers

Through this intervention “The Awakening” will be contributing to the promotion and protection of TB patients issues and thus this will contribute to the Global Fund process in Pakistan. The findings of the project will be shared with all the stakeholders including the National TB Programme and the Global Fund.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Pakistan
Which WHO region is the main focus of your work: Eastern Mediterranean
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
Pakistan

Specializations

Advocacy
Delivery of health services and care

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Pakistan

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:
1. To strengthen community awareness and increase TB case detection among The general community, boarding school children, amongst the elderly and the prisoners
? Carry out TB health educations in schools, prisons, homes and among the general community
? Facilitate the drama teams of schools to prepare plays about diagnosis and treatment of TB.
? 10 awareness session conducted by each Community Health Worker per month and Bi-monthly Health talks on radio with district health personnel on TB.
? 2 Seminar on the topic of TB causes and prevention
? 3 Community awareness walks
? Daily radio spots to break stigma and increase community awareness on TB management
2. To increase community reach-out efforts of Community Health Workers in partnership with community health volunteers
? Training of the Community Health Workers for community outreach and on formation of Health Committees
? Training of the community health volunteers to partner with Community Health Workers for community outreach
? Creating formal partnerships with health centre to carry out intensive case detection and referring suspects to higher health centers for TB screening


Declaration

Declaration of interests:
"The Awakening" will follow the rules and regulations of the Stop TB Partnership. There is no conflict of interest.

Application date: February 11, 2014
Last updated: April 7, 2014