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Organization Contact Information

Name: Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)
Street 1: Opposite Deonar Bus Depot
Street 2: Deonar
City: Mumbai
Province: Maharashtra
Post Code: 400088
Country: India
Phone: 91 22 25525511
Organization Email:
Web Site:
Other Online Presence:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr.
First Name: Harshad
Last Name: Thakur
Title: Professor

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr.
First Name: Nilesh
Last Name: Gawde

General Information

Board Constituency: Technical agencies
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
If yes, please enter your registration number:
Organization Type - Primary: Academic / Research Institution
Organization Type - Secondary: None
Organization Description:
The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) was established in 1936. One of the schools is the School of Health System Studies (SHSS), which brings together all the health and health related training and research activities in the Institute. It contributes towards health policy, planning and administration, through its Centres in Health and Social Sciences, and Health Policy, Planning and Management. It currently offers Master’s programmes in Health Administration , Hospital Administration (MHA), as well as Master of Public Health (MPH).
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Specializations / Areas of Work

Funding, including innovative and optimized approach to funding TB Care
Research and Development
Technical Assistance

Other Organization Information

Total number of staff in your organization: 100 +
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 26 - 50
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Other partners
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: India
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:
Through Research collaboration, training programmes etc.

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:

Drug-Resistant TB:
Field research to identify the extent of the problem, etc.

Field research to find out the operational difficulties.


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: January 16, 2009
Last updated: October 16, 2012