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Organization Contact Information

Name: National Institute of Respiratory Diseases of Mexico City
Street 1: Calzada De Tlalpan 4502
Street 2: Colonia Sección XVI
City: México
Province: D.F.
Post Code: 14080
Country: Mexico
Phone: (55)54871700 ext 5270
Organization Email:
Web Site:
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Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: MD, PhD
First Name: Isabel
Last Name: Sada-Ovalle
Title: Immunolgist
Phone: (55)54871700 ext 5270

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr.
First Name: Luis
Last Name: Torre-Bouscoultet

General Information

Board Constituency: Technical agencies
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
If yes, please enter your registration number:
Organization Type - Primary: Academic / Research Institution
Organization Type - Secondary: None
Organization Description:
The Institute is dedicated to train investigators, attend patients and capacitation
Do you know about the UNHLM declaration:

Specializations / Areas of Work

Delivery of health services and care
Funding, including innovative and optimized approach to funding TB Care
Research and Development
Technical Assistance

Other Organization Information

Total number of staff in your organization: 100 +
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 26 - 50
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 26 - 50
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: World TB Day
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: Involvement in Stop TB Working Groups
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: Mexico
Are you in contact with your national TB programme:
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
The Institute works with the DOTS program and with the National program for MDR-TB patients, including atention for TB/HIV co-infected patients

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Mexico
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:
We have implemmented the DOTS program with success.

Drug-Resistant TB:
At the Institute MDR-TB patients are follow up for 18 months, until they conclude thier treatments and are declared cured.

At the Institue we have a small Center for HIV patients and TB/HIV co-infected patients receive primary care.

New Diagnostics:
At the Institute we are working with a ELISpot test using ESAT6 and CFP10 anteigens to identify infected patients vs TB patients.

Fundamental Research:
At the Institute we are currentlu working on the study of innate and adaptive immune response against M.tb. We have clinical and basic research.


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Last updated: September 7, 2011