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Organization Contact Information

Name: Advocacy for Adolescent and Youth Health Network (AaYoH-Net-Sierra Leone)
Street 1: 4 Sanda Street
Street 2:
City: Freetown
Province:
Post Code:
Country: Sierra Leone
Phone: +232 99 317530
Email: aayohnet@gmail.com
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Abraham
Last Name: Bah
Title: Executive Director
Email: abraham12bah@gmail.com
Phone: +23278868302

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Emmanuel Fallah
Last Name: Focko
Title: Programme Manager
Email: emmanuelfocko1@gmail.com
Phone: +23288841677

General Information

Board Constituency: Communities
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:
Advocacy for Adolescent and Youth Health Network (AAYoH-Net) is a youth led health rights and advocacy action group that was established in June 2012 by a group of Youth leaders and youth activists with passion in addressing human rights and health issues of young people.
VISION: A society where the reproductive health and rights of adolescent and youths are recognized provided for and respected.
MISSION: To advocate for the implementation of policies and legislation on adolescent and youth health through dissemination of information, championing and promoting their rights at national and community level.
AAYoH-Net Sierra Leone is a legal entity registered under the National Youth Commission and the Ministry of Social Welfare and children Affairs as a not for profit. AAYoH-Net was born out of the need to;
• Promote meaningful, efficient and effective young people's involvement in the designing, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of health programs where they are key stakeholders and partners as well as service beneficiaries.
• Promote gender equity and equality and promote women empowerment girls child education.
• Address gaps in TB and HIV prevention, testing and care, while helping to improve service provision and treatment outcomes for adolescents and youth through to adulthood.

Tuberculosis is one of the leading causes of mortality and morbidity among the slum communities in Sierra Leone. For this, AaYoH-Net has join the National TB Control Programme and other civil society groups to strengthen the campaign against TB, especially among young people.
 
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: 1 - 5
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $1,001-$5,000
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: 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:
Tuberculosis is one of the leading causes of mortality and morbidity among the slum communities in Sierra Leone. For this, AaYoH-Net has join the National TB Control Programme and other civil society groups to strengthen the campaign against TB, especially among young people.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Sierra Leone
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)
Sierra Leone

Specializations

Advocacy
Civil Society and Community Engagement
Engaging political leaders and ensuring inclusive leadership

Specializations in Countries

Civil Society and Community Engagement Sierra Leone

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:
AaYoH-Net has join the National TB Control Programme and other civil society groups to strengthen the campaign against TB, especially among young people.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: May 21, 2016
Last updated: June 15, 2016