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Organization Contact Information

Name: AFRICA TOBACCO-FREE INITIATIVE
Street 1: P.O BOX 43109 00100 NAIROBI
Street 2:
City: Nairobi
Province:
Post Code: 00100 G.P.O
Country: Kenya
Phone: +254202588810
Email: INFO@AFRICATOBACCOFREEINITIATIVE.ORG
Web Site: http://www.africatobaccofreeinitiative.org

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: MR
First Name: Joseph
Last Name: Magero
Title: Executive Director
Email: joseph@africatobaccofreeinitiative.org
Phone:  

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Geoffrey
Last Name: Bosire
Title: Director
Email: geoffrey@africatobaccofreeinitiative.org
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: International
Organization Description:
The Africa Tobacco-Free Initiative envisions a continent free of tobacco-related damage, disease and death.
Our Specific Objectives are;

To coordinate lobbying and advocacy for relevant legislation and policies.
To facilitate public education on the dangers of tobacco growing, use and exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke.
To coordinate tobacco control programs to help smokers stop using tobacco and to prevent children from starting.
To develop a rigorous system to monitor the status of tobacco use within African countries.
To coordinate research on various tobacco control policy issues and to participate in national and international projects focused on tobacco control.
To carry out monitoring and evaluation of the implementation of tobacco control legislation and policy.
To mobilize the public to engage in tobacco control activities.
To develop tobacco cessation programs and campaigns providing motivation, information and support for smokers who want to quit.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 11 - 25
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: 0
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $25,000-$100,000
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: Information on developments within the TB world
 
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: No
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:
We are actively involved in creating awareness both nationally & regionally within the African continent
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Kenya
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)
Algeria
Angola
Benin
Botswana
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cameroon
Cape Verde
Central African Republic
Chad
Comoros
Congo
Cote d'Ivoire
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Djibouti
Egypt
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Gabon
Gambia
Ghana
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Kenya
Lesotho
Liberia
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Malawi
Mali
Mauritania
Mauritius
Morocco
Mozambique
Namibia
Niger
Nigeria
Senegal
Somalia
South Africa
South Sudan
Sudan
Swaziland
Togo
Tunisia
Uganda
United Republic of Tanzania
Zambia
Zimbabwe

Specializations

Advocacy
Research and Development

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Algeria

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:
Digital advocacy and awareness campaigns

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: October 14, 2015
Last updated: January 19, 2016