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Organization Contact Information

Name: Kerala Voluntary Health Services
Street 2:
Province: KERALA
Post Code: 686002
Country: India
Phone: +914812572781
Organization Email:
Web Site:
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Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: SAJU
Last Name: ITTY
Phone: + 91 09847819080

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Anoop
Last Name: Mukkattu
Title: Programme Officer
Phone: +91 481 2573875

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:
KVHS is an association of 147 charitable hospitals and other health delivery institutions in the state. It is federated to the Voluntary health Association of India, New Delhi. This organization is basically stands for promoting health a reality to the people in the state. Since its inception in 1971, it has been striving towards the goal of providing health for the people of Kerala. It is to the credit of Kerala VHS, that it has been able to maintain constant touch with the grass root level health and social development organizations in the state. In 1988, the Ministry of Health and Family welfare appointed KVHS as the Mother NGO to implement various projects. The following are the important projects of KVHS.

?; Reproductive and Child Health
?; Partnership in Sexual Health
?; Rural water and Sanitation
?; Resettlement and Rehabilitation project
?; Post Tsunami Rehabilitation project
?; School based Health Promotion project
?; Cancer Control programme
?; Community based anti-tobacco campaign
?; Publication of health care newsletters
?; Advocacy and networking
Do you know about the UNHLM declaration:

Specializations / Areas of Work

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: 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: 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: Involvement in Stop TB Working Groups
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: No
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: No
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
Kerala VHS is focussed much on Tobacco Control Efforts.TB is closely related with Smoking.We are in partnership with 'International Union" who work for the lung Health.We are also working for No Spitting Zones, Smoke Free ZONES etc.We are the member in the state High Level Committe on Health Promotion.

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:
Conduct IEC activities,Observing events like World TB Day.Support Govt. to ensure best DOTS sERVICE.

Anti Tobacco Activities.


Declaration of interests:
Kerala Voluntary Health Service here by declear that our interest by join this partnership are to increase our capacity technicaly to face tbe TB challenges in our country and shairing of information in the area of TB control.

Application date: August 21, 2008
Last updated: May 16, 2012