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Organization Contact Information

Name: Iraqi Anti Tuberculosis Association (IATA)
Street 1: Al Mansour Street
Street 2: Medical syndicates stree
City: Baghdad
Province: Baghdad
Post Code: 00964
Country: Iraq
Phone: 00967/7703459903
Organization Email:
Web Site:
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Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Prof.
First Name: Thamer
Last Name: Kadum Yousif
Title: Prof. College of medicine/ Deputy of Iraqi STOP TB partnership committee/Vice president of Iraqi CCM
Phone: 009647803974515

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Taghreed
Last Name: Al Haidari
Title: Assistant Prof.
Phone: 009647703459903

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: Community-Based Organization (CBO)
Organization Description:
It is a medico social NGO concerned with health education of community against TB and include in its membership professors,academics ,physicians ,lawyers and journalists .it was established in 1944 and considered as the sperhead of Iraqi NGOs regarding health education and TB services provision.
the Society is implementing TB education program with the help of UNDP/WHO in poor and vulnerable populations.
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Specializations / Areas of Work

Delivery of health services and care
Funding, including innovative and optimized approach to funding TB Care
Provision of drugs, diagnostics and commodities
Research and Development
Technical Assistance

Other Organization Information

Total number of staff in your organization: 51 - 99
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 26 - 50
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: 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: 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:
our organization is the main partner and stakeholder to Iraqi NTP .We conduct together many activities related to R6 and R9 GF/against TB,Malarai and Aids.
we did conduct for the NTP a guide line on Pediatric TB,SOP for contacts and IDP /TB addition to community campaigns against TB and health education programs and several training courses for medical staff and CHW. many other activities including printing health messages.

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Iraq
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:
Since 2008 we are engaged in GF/UNDP R6 and R9 in implementing DOTS startegy in the form of training of public and private sectors,conducting KAP survey oin the year 2009 and strengthening PHCC (8) to be promoted from treatment centers into Diagnostic and treatment centers.

Drug-Resistant TB:
we are working with Iraq NTP since 2010 in assist building a new MDR hospital and training the health staff on MDR ,In addition to conducting health campaings and also trying to develop a legislation to spend salaries for MDR patients .

We did work with WFP and did develop a humanitarian tool kit for HIV and HIV/TB for iraqi civil societies and did conduct sevral training workshops and health events related during the year 2010-2011

Fundamental Research:
we did conduct 2 KAP surveys about KAP of iraqi population toward TB disease (2009-2010) and both of them were published in MEJFM /January 2009 and Iraqi medical syndicate medical journal 2010

we are working on operational research in cooperation with UNDP in developing a contact tracing guideline and research about contact tracing and TB patients


Declaration of interests:
We dont have any concerns related to conflict of interst

Application date: June 15, 2009
Last updated: July 19, 2013