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Organization Contact Information

Name: National TB Control Program, Pakistan
Street 1: Block E & F, EPI Building, Near National Institute of Health (NIH)
Street 2: Prime Minister's National Health Complex, Park Road
City: Islamabad
Province: Capital City
Post Code: 46000
Country: Pakistan
Phone: 92518438082-3
Organization Email:
Web Site:
Other Online Presence:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Iqtidar
Last Name: Ahmed
Title: Executive Secretary (Hon.), Stop TB Partnership Pakistan/ Deputy Director, Ojha Institute of Chest Diseases, Dow University
Phone: +92300-3532239 | +92334-2884046

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Raja Muhammad
Last Name: Ayub
Title: Senior Project Coordinator - GFATM
Phone: 92518438077-80

General Information

Board Constituency: Countries
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
If yes, please enter your registration number:
Organization Type - Primary: Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: None
Organization Description:
National TB Control Program is an attached department of Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination, Pakistan. The Program is mandated to take all measures to reduce mortality, morbidity and human sufferings due to Tuberculosis. The Program has adopted STOP TB Strategy since 2001. The Program work with Provincial TB Control Programs, Private Sector, International Partners and local civil society organizations to implement the STOP TB Strategy.
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Specializations / Areas of Work

Delivery of health services and care
Funding, including innovative and optimized approach to funding TB Care
Provision of drugs, diagnostics and commodities
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: 100 +
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 0
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 100 +
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: Involvement in Stop TB Working Groups
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: Pakistan
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:
National TB Control Program is ultimately responsible to plan the TB Control activities in the country.

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Pakistan
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 National TB Control Program is carrying advocacy, communication and social mobilization with the support of Global Fund and plans to involve Stop TB Partnership for technical and financial support in future.

Drug-Resistant TB:
NTP has started piloting Programatic Management of Drug-resistant Tuberculosis (PMDT) in three tertiary care hospitals of Pakistan from June 2010. Till now twelve hospitals are on board, and through Phase II of Global Fund support, more 30 hospitals will be engaged to address 80% of DR-TB patients in Pakistan.

The project is being implemented in four provinces of Pakistan in order to control TB/HIV co-infection to establish a platform for collaborative planning and monitoring of interventions of TB-HIV co-infected patients, a technical working group has been adapted the WHO technical guidelines for screening, counseling, diagnosis, treatment and support of patients co-infected with TB-HIV. Sixteen sites in four provinces were selected and strengthened, through collaborative efforts of National TB Control and National AIDS control programs.


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

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Last updated: April 11, 2014