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Name: American Thoracic Society
Street 1: 25 Boradway
Street 2: 18th Floor
City: New York
Province: NY
Post Code: 10004
Country: United States of America
Phone: 202 296 9770
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Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Fran
Last Name: Du Melle
Title: Senior Director, International Activities
Phone: 202 296 9770

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Philip
Last Name: Hopewell
Title: professor of medicine
Phone: 415 206 8314

General Information

Board Constituency: Developed Country NGO
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
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Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Other Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
Organization Description:
The American Thoracic Society, founded in 1905, is an independently incorporated international, educational, and scientific society that focuses on respiratory and critical care medicine. The Society has approximately 14,000 members, 25% of whom are from outside of the U.S. The Society's International Conference is the world's largest meeting for the exchange of medical and scientific information on Tuberculosis. Through its journals, the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine and the American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology, it provides opportunities for the publication of original research related to the lung, including tuberculosis. As a founding member of the Stop TB Partnership, the ATS is committed to the global control of Tuberculosis through its advocacy, education and research activities.
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Specializations / Areas of Work

Provision of drugs, diagnostics and commodities
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: 6 - 10
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: 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: 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:
Advocacy, technical assistance, collaborative activities, advisory group participation

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 Republic of Tanzania
Viet Nam


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:
PPM activities in Indonesia and Kenya
Chairing PPM sub-group

Drug-Resistant TB:
Technical Assistance in Tanzania

Research methods courses in Kenya, Indonesia, India, Viet Nam. Brazil


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Last updated: June 6, 2012