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Organization Contact Information

Name: The Development Communication Initiative of Uganda
Street 1: P. O. Box 10378 Kampala
Street 2:
City: Kampala
Post Code: 256
Country: Uganda
Phone: 256-772-354319
Organization Email:
Web Site:
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Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Sylvia
Last Name: Namuju
Title: Executive Director

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Olive
Last Name: Nantale
Title: Administrative Secrecretary, DCIU

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:
The Development Communication Initiative of Uganda is a Ugandan NGO established to promote social development within communities by collecting, sharing and disseminating information relating to health and social development. The Initiative seeks to accelerate sustainable development by utilizing various communication strategies to improve the lives of children, youth, women and men within the rural and peri- urban communities.
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Specializations / Areas of Work


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: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Internet search
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: Uganda
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:
By creating awareness of the disease among most vulnerable or at risk populations. The DCIU conducts community awareness programs on TB and refers identified cases to areas where they can acquire free professional help.

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Uganda
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:

The DCIU creates awareness of both HIV/AIDS and TB among at risk populations such as slum and prison dwellers, youths and rural- urban migrants. Identified cases within the communities are referred to free government and private clinics which could be health centre IIIs or referal hospitals.


Declaration of interests:
There are no known conflicts of interest at the moment.

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Last updated: September 16, 2013