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Organization Contact Information

Name: International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union)
Street 1: The Union South-East Asia office
Street 2: C-6, Qutub Institutional Area
City: New Delhi
Province: Delhi
Post Code: 110016
Country: India
Phone: 911146054400
Organization Email:
Web Site:
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Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Prabodh
Last Name: Bhambal
Title: Deputy Executive Director, The Union
Phone: 911146054400

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Susheel
Last Name: Kumar
Title: Head - Finance and Operations
Phone: 9111460544406

General Information

Board Constituency: Developed Country NGO
Is your organization legally registered in your country: No
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Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Other Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
Organization Description:
Scientific NGO working in tuberculosis, tobacco control, lung health and public health
Do you know about the UNHLM declaration:

Specializations / Areas of Work

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: 26 - 50
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: 100 +
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:
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Information on developments within the TB world
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:
Works closely with the RNTCP in 300/640 districts in the country implementing a Global Fund Round 9 grant for ACSM in TB

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: France
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:
Currently implements an ACSM project in 300/645 districts in India through a Round 9 Global Fund grant in collaboration with the Government of India and World Vision India

Drug-Resistant TB:
Technically support through training specialist physicians in the programmatic management of drug resistant TB in India and Indonesia

Technical support to the Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme of the Government of India on demand basis

New Diagnostics:
Implement a project to upgrade sputum microscopy in 200 high throughput medical colleges in India with LED fluorescent microscopes through a WHO TB REACH Wave II grant. Collaborate with partners in supporting private sector involvement with new diagnostics such as Gene Xpert.

Training, mentoring and support for operational research in India and the SE Asian region


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

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Last updated: June 16, 2014