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Organization Contact Information

Name: ACTIVACO TB
Street 1: 29, Rua de Tchamba
Street 2:
City: Maputo
Province: Maputo City
Post Code:
Country: Mozambique
Phone: +258825818486
Email: nguimfack2000@gmail.com
Web Site: http://www.activacotb-mozambique.org

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Alexandre
Last Name: NGUIMFACK
Title: Executive Director
Email: nguimfack2000@gmail.com
Phone: +258825818486

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Rosa Maria
Last Name: MABOTE
Title: Deputy Program Director
Email: rosamariamabote@yahoo.com
Phone: +258845115181

General Information

Board Constituency: None
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:
1. Our mission is: Involving and empowering community members in Active TB case finding, treatment monitoring and notification in Mozambique. ACTIVACO TB stands for (Activando o Controlo da Tuberculose)
2.In Mozambique, 154000 people are diagnosed with TB every year, with a TB detection rate of 38%.Most of the patients are passively detected when they come to consultation and little contact tracing is done. HIV prevalence is 13.5% and most HIV infected patients die from TB. ACTIVACO TB would like to contribute in increased TB case notification through Involving communities in Active TB case finding and treatment monitoring.
3.ACTIVACO TB has passed the first stage of TB REACH Wave 6 proposal and we are waiting for the final results. On the meantime, we are doing the following activities:
- Participation in a TB Technical Working Group at national level to discuss strategies to reach Missing TB cases in the communities
- Participation in Civil Society organization working groups to discuss coordination of activities in the community.
- Collaboration with Provincial and District TB supervisors to plan TB cases finding and referral for treatment activities on the field.
- Collaboration with Community leaders to select Community TB activists and map TB index cases.
- Training of Community TB activists on TB screening and sputum collection and transportation.
- Organization of TB awareness campaigns in the communities, using “Champions"
- Collecting data and monitoring the TB cases detection and management cascade.
- Conducting operational research to evaluate the contribution of Community on additional TB notification and cost of interventions.
- Participating in District and Province meetings to share results and good practice from the Project.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 11 - 25
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
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? $500,001-$1 MIL
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: TB REACH
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: Yes
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
ACTIVACO TB has a Memorandum of Understanding with the Minsitry of Health,and four other provinces,and our workplan is aligned and complements that of the National TB Control Program as well as the Provincial Strategic Plans.
Our members participate in Technical Working Groups at national and provincial levels.
ACTIVACO TB is given targets of additional patients to notify.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Mozambique
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)
Mozambique

Specializations

Advocacy
Civil Society and Community Engagement
Delivery of health services and care
Working on Key Populations related to TB

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Mozambique
Civil Society and Community Engagement Mozambique
Delivery of health services and care Mozambique
Working on Key Populations related to TB Mozambique

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:
TB index case tracing and contact screening
TB awareness campaigns in the community using "champions"
Referring people with suggestive TB signs and Symptoms for diagnostic and treatment
Monitoring of treatment adherence in the community
Data collection and analysis
Reporting on treatment outcomes and cases notification

TB-HIV:
Implementation of collaborative TB/HIV activities, in line with the national guidelines and in coordination with the National HIV/AIDS program

Laboratory Strengthening:
Assessing the needs in term of space, material, reagents and Human Resources.
Assess quality of results and quality control systems
Assess the patient's waiting time

Research:
Conduct Operational research to inform about the Program and do advocacy.
Share best practices in local and regional conferences


Declaration

Declaration of interests:
NO Conflict of Interests

Application date: April 28, 2018
Last updated: April 28, 2018