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Organization Contact Information

Name: Stop TB USA
Street 1: 1150 18th Street Suite 300
Street 2:
City: Washington
Province: D.C.
Post Code: 20036
Country: United States of America
Phone: 202-604-5400
Organization Email:
Web Site:
Other Online Presence:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Sue
Last Name: Etkind
Title: Executive Director
Phone: 1-202-604-5400

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms.
First Name: Eileen
Last Name: Napolitano
Title: Chair, Stop TB USA
Phone: 1 - 973- 972-3270

General Information

Board Constituency: Developed Country NGO
Is your organization legally registered in your country: No
If yes, please enter your registration number:
Organization Type - Primary: Partnership
Organization Type - Secondary: National Stop TB Partnership
Organization Description:
Stop TB USA is an entirely voluntary organization including its officers and Executive Director.

The following is from the Stop TB USA approved bylaws:

Stop TB USA, hereafter referred to as the “Partnership” shall be organized exclusively for public health, scientific and educational purposes related to the elimination of TB in the US.

Partnership’s vision: To eliminate TB as a public health problem in the US.

Partnership’s mission: To strengthen TB prevention, care and control in the US in collaboration with the Division of TB Elimination, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The Partnership is convened by the American Thoracic Society in collaboration with the Division of Tuberculosis Elimination, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

1. There are no membership fees. Members or member organizations will be recognized for contributions to assist with Partnership activities including support for attendance at Partnership meetings of community participants who represent diverse groups at high risk for tuberculosis.
2. Every member of the Partnership is eligible to participate in its meetings and activities, and is strongly encouraged to support activities that assist Stop TB USA to achieve its objectives.

Objectives shall be to create a social movement for public awareness, community empowerment and policy action to:
1. mobilize and actively support resources for TB elimination in the US at the National, state and local levels;
2. serve as a channel of scientific and public health knowledge for policy makers and the public on the status of tuberculosis elimination globally, nationally and at state and local levels;
3. educate the policy makers and the public about the need for sustaining community public health activities for the elimination of tuberculosis, including development of new tools; and
4. provide a framework for increasing community participation in th
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Specializations / Areas of Work

Technical Assistance

Other Organization Information

Total number of staff in your organization: 1 - 5
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 0
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:
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Network with other partners
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: United States of America
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:
A Call for Action on the Tuberculosis Elimination Plan for the United States was recently developed by the Stop TB USA and its TB Elimination Plan Committee with guidance from U.S. TB consultants and feedback from reviewers representing key stakeholders across the Nation. This update of the TB elimination plan for the United States is intended to serve as a basis for national organizations to set new interim goals and to implement specific action plans for accelerating TB elimination. These include:
? Consensus-building, advocacy, and mobilization
? Acceleration of the development of new tools for diagnosis, prevention, and treatment
? Implementation of strategies to reach high-risk segments of the U.S. population

This Call for Action is available on the Stop TB USA website at:

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: United States of America
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
United States of America


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:
Partners coordination and advocacy campaigns.


Declaration of interests:
We know of no activity that could constitute a real, potential, or apparent conflict of interest with respect to the Global Partnership to Stop TB.

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Last updated: May 1, 2013