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Organization Contact Information

Name: Grassroots Development and Empowerment (GRADE) Foundation
Street 1: 24, Nkwogu Street
Street 2: --
City: Abakaliki
Province: Ebonyi State
Post Code: 480001
Country: Nigeria
Phone: 234-805-4782838
Organization Email:
Web Site: under construction
Other Online Presence:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Patrick
Last Name: Amah
Title: Executive Director
Phone: 234-802-585-7803

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Miss
First Name: Justina
Last Name: Ogbuagu
Title: Program Officer
Phone: 2348084285863

General Information

Board Constituency: Developing Country NGO
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
If yes, please enter your registration number:
Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Other Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
Organization Description:
Our NGO is registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Abuja Nigeria. We work in the underserved rural communities on health issues with special focus on advocacy, communication and social mobilization in TB/HIV prevention
Do you know about the UNHLM declaration:

Specializations / Areas of Work

Delivery of health services and care

Other Organization Information

Total number of staff in your organization: 6 - 10
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
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: 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: Nigeria
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:
Our TB activities in the hard-to-reach rural villages are in partnership with the local NTP Supervisor who, after each activity, reports to the State NTP office from where all TB interventions in the State are collated, compiled and sent to the National TB Control Programme.

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Nigeria
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:

Giving and expanding information about TB to the uninformed in the remote rural communities in Nigeria is our contributi to the global plan to Stop TB. It is true that if people know that TB is curable and that treatment is free, stigma and discrimination will be wiped out. Community members will become involved in early TB detection and more people will access the DOTS centers nearest to them thereby ensuring healthy community members at all times.


Declaration of interests:
I, Mr. Patrick Amah, on behalf of myself and members of the Board of Trustees and Staff of Grassroots Development and Empowerment (GRADE) Foundation hereby declare our interest to assist unceasingly in the fight to stop TB in the underserved remote rural communities of Nigeria.

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Last updated: May 9, 2012