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Organization Contact Information

Name: Youth Environment Service
Street 1: Plot 28, Egessa Wabudi Building, Busia Municipal Council, off Luhaire clinic
Street 2:
City: Busia Uganda
Province: Eastern Uganda
Post Code: +256
Country: Uganda
Phone: +25678598046
Organization Email: yes.busia@yahoo.com
Web Site:
Other Online Presence: youth environment service face book page

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Ongatai
Last Name: Amosiah
Title: Executive Director
Email: ongatai.amosiah@gmail.com
Phone: +256752312702

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Night
Last Name: Mary
Title: Community Mobilisation Officer
Email: nightmary2017@gmail.com
Phone: 0771854969

General Information

Board Constituency: None
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
If yes, please enter your registration number: S.5914/4089
Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Other Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
Organization Description:
Vision “A sustainable, environmental friendly, healthy and wealthy community”
Mission “Support communities with technical, social and organisational knowledge and passion to help them for a sustainable economic, environmental and health development”
Goal “To empower communities in self-support, environmental and health knowledge for an improved livelihood and to eradicate social and economic barriers”
Why we are interested in tuberculosis and what are we doing or planning to do for TB control
•To join other CSOs and work together with our partners to create a world without TB in Eastern Uganda. Intensify TB case finding, health education and referral for VCT clients in high burden districts.
•Conduct community, family and patient TB education and referral services in Busia District.
•Collaborate and work with the Health centre facilities to seed u the uptake and enrollment of suspected TB cases in the community.
Our work involves:
•Supporting establishment and strengthen PLWHAs support group members about TB and HIV.
•Intensifying TB case finding, health education and referral for VCT clients working with TB focal person.
•Organize collaborative TB/HIV/AIDS advocacy meeting and drama theater shows.
• Train the CSO and selected community members in advocacy, networking and collaboration strategies and mobilization with the TB focal person Healthcare IV.
•Identify and train community DOT service providers and community mobilizers and educators

 
Do you know about the UNHLM declaration: Yes

Specializations / Areas of Work

Advocacy
Civil Society and Community Engagement
Delivery of health services and care
Working on Community, Rights and Gender (CRG)
Working on Key Populations related to TB

Other Organization Information

Total number of staff in your organization: 6 - 10
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
 
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: Sister Betty focal erson Busia Health Centre IV
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:
The organisation is trying to increase the technical knowledge and skills of community mobilizers at the
district level and to improve their ability to implement TB/HIV collaborative activities in their respective community working with the Health centre IV.
participate in screen HIV patients for TB and offer HIV counseling and testing for TB patients.
Refer patients to appropriate TB and HIV services and follow up referrals.
Advocacy on health issues including TB and HIV drug stock out.
Psychosocial support and palliative care to people with HIV/AIDS.
Continuum of care established from the home through to health facility based care, supported by a sound system of client referral.
 

Geographical Reach

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

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:
Improve community engagement and networking and to strengthen partnership with
all TB stakeholders in the district through participation in advocacy meeting
Strengthen the capacity of activists and representatives of affected communities
for effective engagement at all levels with clients with competencies in tb/hiv management.
Promoting effective communication of TB issues at all levels through use of drama actions, dance and music in the community.
Advocate for increased resources for addressing TB, good leadership and coordination with relevant stakeholders.


TB-HIV:
Community engagements. The organisation has had multiple engagements with the communities and supporting to establish structures, mechanisms and procedures to help the communities, households and families address the TB and HIVchallenge
Strengthening established community structures identifying the community based organisation, community individuals and family members in order to create awareness, educate them on need for improved health seeking behavour and building community collaboration partnerships
Supporting family nutritional needs of Has, Tb clients to enable them adhere to drug uptake, encouraging family members to grow improved nutritious crops, for food security of the households and individuals, we offer nutrition education and counselling, establishing nutritional gardens, USAID trained our project staffs in farm to table program, also we ensure clean water and improved sanitation at all levels through education
Reducing stigma and discrimination in families of people living with TB and HIV including individuals infected with TB


Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No known interest, but our interest is to serve the community with passion, love and dedication.

Application date: January 22, 2019
Last updated: January 22, 2019