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Organization Contact Information

Name: Basta de Tuberculosis!
Street 1: tejedor 1577
Street 2:
City: Mar del Plata
Province: Buenos Aires
Post Code: 7600
Country: Argentina
Phone: +54 0223 471-0620
Email: bastadetuberculosis@hotmail.com
Web Site: http://www.facebook.com/BastaTBC

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Esteban
Last Name: Justo
Title: Nurse
Email: estebanjusto@hotmail.com
Phone: +54 0223 6962436

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: ms
First Name: Betiana
Last Name: Sastre
Title:  
Email: Betianasastre@hotmail.com
Phone: +54 0223 5283221

General Information

Board Constituency: Developed Country NGO
Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Community-Based Organization (CBO)
Is your organization legally registered in your country: No
Organization Reach: National
Organization Description:
Our organization works in education and patient advocacy, helping the comunity to reach betters possibilites of TB diagnosis, treatment and adherence.
Our organization has members who are health workers, former patients, and solidary members who are interested in raising awareness on TB issue, stopping and preventing unnecessary deaths and lowerin burden of disease. We do campaigns and TB instruction for prevention and also lowering stigma associated with disease. Working in places such as schools and underprivileged neighbourhoods.
 
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: 0
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: Internet search
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: Network with other partners
 
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: No
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 work locally with the program members and use the National Program Guidelines.
 

Geographical Reach

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

Specializations

Advocacy

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Argentina

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 provide workshops for institutions (school, factories) where TB cases cause distress amongst members, explaining how TB can be prevented, how it can be treated and cured, and how to recognize symptoms. We help patients undergoing treatment and their families, advocating for their atention in health facilities and non discrimination, we run awareness campaigns drawing attention to TB as a health problem and demanding budget and supplies for public health.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: September 29, 2015
Last updated: October 9, 2015