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Organization Contact Information

Name: Nepal Anti-Tuberculosis Association (NATA)
Street 1: Kalimati, Ward 13, Nepal.
Street 2:
City: Kathmandu
Post Code: 1494
Country: Nepal
Phone: +977-1-4275395
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Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Devendra Bahadur
Last Name: Pradhan
Title: President

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Madan Kaji
Last Name: Shrestha
Title: General Secretary

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: Other Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
Organization Description:
Nepal Anti Tuberculosis Association (NATA) is a non governmental and non profit making social voluntary organization established in 1953 A.D with a view to help people affected by tuberculosis and lung diseases ultimately aiming to the quality of life and wellbeing of all. From the time before Nepal government national TB program was set up, NATA has been profoundly involved in various TB control activities ensuring quality services. It is affiliated with International Union Agnaist Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (IUATLD) and is a member of its SEAR. Also as one of the Sub Receipients (SRs) of GFATM, NATA represents in the Country Coordination Mechnism (CCM) as well. NATA primarily focuses on policy advocacy, awareness and social mobilization activities.
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Specializations / Areas of Work

Delivery of health services and care
Research and Development
Technical Assistance

Other Organization Information

Total number of staff in your organization: 51 - 99
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 51 - 99
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 100 +
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Involvement in TB control provision
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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: Nepal
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:
NATA is supporting National TB Programme (NTP) in different preventive, promotive and curative services. With the longstanding history in TB control activities, NATA has successfully established 38 district branches and contributing throughout reaching up to the grassroot level involving policy makers, civil societies, media, communities, etc. Importantly, its contribution in Drug Resistant (DR) TB management is crucial and has prominent role in national level research and DR surveillance. German Nepal Tuberculosis Project (GENET UP) under NATA is functioning as a National Reference Laboratory for culture and Drug Sensitivity Test (DST). Besides, it runs the only one chest hospital in the country with support from Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), Nepal.

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Nepal
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(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:
NATA has been providing and ensuring DOTS services through its district branches and volunteers

Drug-Resistant TB:
NATA/GENETUP is functioning as National Reference Laboratory for DST and Culture facilities. NATA is also running DR Management services. Similarly, NATA is running DR Hostels.

NATA is running VCT center and performing PITC as a part of TB-HIV activities

Laboratory Strengthening:
NATA is providing quality laboratory services along with lab related training such as culture and DST

Fundamental Research:
NATA has been conducting various studies under ACSM and surveillance particularly in DR TB

NATA conducts various operational researhes including clinical trials


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Last updated: July 29, 2013