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Organization Contact Information

Name: Centre for Development Action
Street 1: 1194/8, sector-6, Bidanasi, Cuttack
Street 2:
City: Cuttack
Province: Orissa
Post Code: 753014
Country: India
Phone: 09439489349
Organization Email:
Web Site:
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Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Prof
First Name: Sujitav
Last Name: Dash
Title: President
Phone: 9711481708

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mrs
First Name: Gita
Last Name: sri
Title: Dash
Phone: 9439489349

General Information

Board Constituency: Developing Country NGO
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
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Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Community-Based Organization (CBO)
Organization Description:
Centre for Development Action (CDA) is a registered non-profit organization under Societies Act 1860 in India. The agency is registered under Section 6 (1) of Foreign Contribution Regulation Act, 1976, Govt. of India.


CDA's "TB Control" strives to work towards the control and eradication of TB by information, education and effective treatment for all as a right.


· To raise awareness in the community, amongst the general public, non-specialist health professionals and at-risk groups of TB as a global threat and as a disease resurgent in the country and the region through advocacy and IEC activities.
·To produce patient information and education resources, helping to ensure that patients continue their treatment to completion and avoid the risk of drug resistance;
·To fight discrimination against TB patients and to convert fear and prejudices in the area of TB into acceptance, tolerance and respect.
·To improve patient empowerment and participation and to build the capacity of the community in providing TB care;
·To strengthen regional and local partnerships as an integral part of the advocacy, communication and social mobilization strategies for TB control; To provide leadership and mobilize support through partnerships and networking with like minded agencies/institutions such as NGOs, professional and community-based organizations to implement educational programs on the prevention of TB and the improvement of care for individuals living with TB.
·To promote and advocate rights based approach through development interventions and to propagate awareness of human rights and basic rights of poor and marginalized groups including Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Women and people vulnerable to and living with TB.
·To implement TB control activities by participating in policy and strategy development, operations research, service delivery, monitoring and evaluation
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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: 6 - 10
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
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: Involvement in Stop TB Working Groups
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: India
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:
We are active in advocacy, communication and social mobilization activities in India to control TB in affected communities. We have engaged community leaders as TB advocates.

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: India
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:
We advocate for DOTS expansion and enhancement in vulnerable communities

Drug-Resistant TB:
We educate DOTS Providers about DR TB

We educate communities living with HIV/AIDS and TB about TB-HIV co-infection

New TB Drugs:
Whenever we receive information about New TB Drugs we also inform about community stake holders and the possibilities relating to new drugs

New TB Vaccines:
Whenever we receive information about New TB vaccines we also inform about community stake holders and the possibilities relating to new vaccines

We conduct baseline and KAP studies


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

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Last updated: October 21, 2012