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Organization Contact Information

Name: Today's Afghanistan Conciliation Trust - TACT
Street 1: Office # 2 5th Street of Taimani Project
Street 2: District 4
City: KABUL
Province: KABUL
Post Code: 26000
Country: Afghanistan
Phone: 0093752101784
Organization Email: tact.afg@gmail.com
Web Site: http://www.tact.org.af
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Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr.
First Name: Abdulhaq
Last Name: Niazi
Title: Executive Director
Email: niaziabdulhaq@gmail.com
Phone: 0093700280398

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr.
First Name: Abdul Wasi
Last Name: Stanekzai
Title: Head of TACT Healthcare Program
Email: info@tact.org.af
Phone: 0093752101784

General Information

Board Constituency: Developing Country NGO
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
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Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Other Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
Organization Description:
Today’s Afghanistan Conciliation Trust (TACT) is an impartial not for profit Afghan local NGO which is free from linguistic, ethnic, tribal, religious and political affiliations and prejudices. TACT was founded in 2010 by a group of professional and intellectual Afghans who devoted most of their times in serving the Afghan people in the context of education, human rights, healthcare, women empowerment and humanitarian assistance in the country. Tact was registered with the Ministry of Economy of the government of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in May 2012 with the registration number (2614) TACT mission is to help and develop the distressed, needy, neglected and vulnerable people in Afghanistan socially and economically by providing them necessary assistance for sustaining their lives and conditions specially the women and children as well.
TACT believe that with implementation of such project we can eliminate the risk of TB expanding in the target areas in Afghanistan. In this project TACT will have different activities step by step form initiating phase up to end of this project. It means that this project will be designed in 2 parts.

1- General Survey and detection of TB cases in the Target areas.
The ultimate goal of TB survey is to directly measuring TB incidence from national cases notifications in all provinces in Afghanistan. This requires a combination of strengthened survey, better quantification of under­reporting and universal access to health care. TACT will implement a survey method according to the WHO check list ((A TB survey checklist developed by the WHO Global Task Force on TB Impact Measurement defines the standards that needs to be completed the checklist)). This Method to estimate TB incidence grouped into four major categories.

1. Case notification data combined with expert opinion about case detection gaps.
2. Results from target area TB prevalence surveys
3. Notifications from high ­risk areas adjusted by survey
4. Capturing the positive TB case result and to find a preventi
 
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Specializations / Areas of Work

Advocacy
Civil Society and Community Engagement
Delivery of health services and care
Engaging political leaders and ensuring inclusive leadership
Funding, including innovative and optimized approach to funding TB Care
Provision of drugs, diagnostics and commodities
Technical Assistance
Working on Community, Rights and Gender (CRG)
Working on Key Populations related to TB

Other Organization Information

Total number of staff in your organization: 11 - 25
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
 
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: No
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Network with other partners
 
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: Afghanistan
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:
TACT is willing to contribute in the context and as a local NGO we constantly facing lack of resources to commence and take part in the cause.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Afghanistan
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
Afghanistan

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:
2- Prevention through awareness of TB disease expedition (Training and workshops for beneficiaries)
The purpose of the training and workshops on awareness of beneficiaries and other CSOs to build the capacity (knowledge, skills and attitudes) of the people in the target areas. For better implementation of this project the TACT will collaborate with each other.


Drug-Resistant TB:
The ultimate goal of TB survey is to directly measuring TB incidence from national cases notifications in all provinces in Afghanistan. This requires a combination of strengthened survey, better quantification of under­reporting and universal access to health care. TACT will implement a survey method according to the WHO check list ((A TB survey checklist developed by the WHO Global Task Force on TB Impact Measurement defines the standards that needs to be completed the checklist)). This Method to estimate TB incidence grouped into four major categories.

1. Case notification data combined with expert opinion about case detection gaps.
2. Results from target area TB prevalence surveys
3. Notifications from high ­risk areas adjusted by survey
4. Capturing the positive TB case result and to find a prevention method



Declaration

Declaration of interests:
Confidentiality and Conflict of Interest Policy and Disclosure Form TACT

Confidentiality
As a member of the Board, I recognize that I owe a fiduciary duty of care to the TACT. This includes a duty of confidentiality. All information and documentation that I receive from TACT and others in connection with my service on the Board will be treated with strict confidentiality. Neither the contents nor the existence of this information or documentation will be shared with anyone other than the officers, directors, employees, and authorized agents of TACT. I will direct any questions regarding my confidentiality obligations to the TACT chairman of the Board.
Conflicts of Interest
As a member of the Board, I recognize that I owe a fiduciary duty of loyalty to TACT. This duty requires me to avoid conflicts of interest and to act at all times in the best interests of TACT. The purpose of the conflicts of interest policy (set forth below) is to help inform the Board about what constitutes a conflict of interest, assist the Board in identifying and disclosing actual and potential conflicts, and help ensure the avoidance of conflicts of interest where necessary. This policy may be enforced against individual Board members as described below:
1. Board members have a fiduciary duty to conduct themselves without conflict to the interests of TACT. In their capacity as Board members, they must subordinate personal, individual business, third-party, and other interests to the welfare and best interests of TACT.
2. A conflict of interest is conduct, a transaction or relationship that presents or might conflict with a Board member’s obligations owed to the TACT and the Board member’s personal, business or other interests.
3. All conflicts of interest are not necessarily prohibited or harmful to TACT. However, full disclosure of all actual and potential conflicts, and a determination by the disinterested Board (or TACT Executive Committee members – with the interested Board member(s) recused from participating in debate

Application date: November 27, 2017
Last updated: December 11, 2017