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Organization Contact Information

Name: Fundacion Ecuatoriana de Salud Respiratoria, FESAR
Street 1: Vicente Cárdenas E5-01
Street 2: Amazonas
City: Quito
Province: Pichincha
Post Code: UIO
Country: Ecuador
Phone: 59322450026
Organization Email:
Web Site:
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Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Rocio
Last Name: Vaca Bucheli
Title: President
Phone: 59326037981

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Carla
Last Name: Ayala
Title: TB Area Coordinator
Phone: 59322454930

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:
FESAR is a civil society, nongovernmental, non-profit organization; our main strength is based in our high technical level and the quality of our services.

FESAR’s Mission:
We are a nongovernmental organization intended to improve Ecuadorians’ respiratory and environmental health, through project implementation, technical assistance, training, research, advocacy, social mobilization and integral attention.

FESAR’s Vision:
To be the Ecuadorian leader organization in respiratory and environmental health, being involved in public policy formulation and implementation; getting strategic partnerships with national and international organizations, and empowering civil society to improve its life quality. All these goals have to be achieved with the support of the expertise, efficiency and humanism of its team.

Our actions are guided by a principle of social solidarity, recognizing health as a basic human right. Our human rights approach is based in our conviction that every human body needs to have the elementary conditions of wellness and enjoy, especially regarding the right to health, to a clean environment and the conditions to breath well
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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: 11 - 25
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: 1 - 5
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: Technical assistance and advice
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:
- Coordination
- Training
- Capacity building
- Affected people empowerment and social mobilization
- Permanent policy and media advocacy
- Supporting communications policy
- Data analysis
- Project implementation
- Technical Assistance


Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Ecuador
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:
FESAR has more than 12 years working in this field in Ecuador, formerly with the technical advise from Canadian Lung Association, and then through two different projects form Global Fund. The main objective is to help national government to improve its service through our technical assistance.

Drug-Resistant TB:
FESAR is part of the national TB VIH committee to monitor and decide about new cases. FESAR contributes to patients treatment adherencia and recuperation working directly to support them and to improve their life conditions. FESAR has strengthened some provincial TB affected people networks tp defend their rights.


In the past years we have conducted an important number of operational research to improve TB treatment in prisons and hospitals; and to determine life conditions of people affected by TB.


Declaration of interests:
We do not have any conflict interests

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Last updated: November 4, 2012