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Organization Contact Information

Name: The MENA Network To STOP Tuberculosis
Street 1: 1, avenue Tahar Haddad les berges du lac
Street 2:
Post Code: 1053
Country: Tunisia
Phone: +21651158973
Organization Email:
Web Site:
Other Online Presence:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: khouloud
Last Name: Ben Alaya
Title: Network Coordinator
Phone: +21651158973

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Yassine
Last Name: Kalboussi
Phone: 21629319990

General Information

Board Constituency: None
Is your organization legally registered in your country: No
If yes, please enter your registration number:
Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Other Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
Organization Description:
The MENA Network to STOP TB vision is for the region to be a place where no one is left behind and the vulnerable and marginalized have an access to healthcare as well as screening, treatment, and TB-related services. The network believes in the importance of the community-led TB response and the importance of involving patients in decision making and program elaboration.
The objective of this project is to bring together NGOs and communities of TB survivors from the MENA region in order to enhance the coordination capacities of the TB response, defend patient-centered approaches and advocate for priority-based strategies in the region.
Do you know about the UNHLM declaration: Yes

Specializations / Areas of Work

Civil Society and Community Engagement
Engaging political leaders and ensuring inclusive leadership
Research and Development
Working on Community, Rights and Gender (CRG)
Working on Key Populations related to TB

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: 0
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 0
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Attendance at a TB related event
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: No
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:
We contribute to our national TB response by advocating for community-based TB response and the introduction of innovations in terms of TB diagnosis as well as multi-resistant TB detection.

Geographical Reach

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


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:
- Organizing webinars and events with primary health care doctors about TB care delivery and the importance of primary health care involvement. ( TUNISIA)
- Drawing a map of stakeholders in the MENA region that work on or with TB.(MENA REGION)
- Advocate for the increase of health funding in general and TB funding specifically ( MENA region)
- Communicate about TB, TB screening, and TB care delivery among people at higher risk


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: December 16, 2020
Last updated: December 23, 2020