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Organization Contact Information

Name: Koch-Metchnikow-Forum
Street 1: Langenbeck-Virchow-Haus
Street 2: Luisenstr. 58
City: Berlin
Province: Berlin
Post Code: 10117
Country: Germany
Phone: +49-30-23457722
Organization Email:
Web Site:
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Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Timo
Last Name: Ulrichs
Title: Dr. med. Dr. PH
Phone: +49-30-809233215

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mrs.
First Name: Anastasia
Last Name: Stepanovich
Phone: +49-30-2345-7722

General Information

Board Constituency: Developed 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 Koch-Metchnikov-Forum (KMF) is a German-Russian scientific health organization aiming at transferring scientific medical knowledge into practical application in health care, especially in the control of socially relevant diseases, such as infections (mainly tuberculosis), health of mother and child, laboratory diagnostics and others. As nongovernmental organization and initiative of the Petersburg Dialogue, KMF works in accordance with the ministries of health of Germany and the Russian Federation within the modernisation partnership as agreed upon between the two countries. KMF activities aim at harmonizing the Russian health care system with WHO guidelines and recommendations.
KMF collaborates with the German-Russian Forum which strengthens civil societies in both countries. Together with its Russian partners, KMF is also active in other Eastern European countries, notably in the successor states of the former Soviet Union, and in the Yemen.
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Specializations / Areas of Work

Delivery of health services and care
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: 1 - 5
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: World TB Day
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:
Collaboration with National Public Health Institute and government.

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Germany
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
Republic of Moldova
Russian Federation


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:
epidemiological studies in/with all partner countries

Drug-Resistant TB:
microbiological studies with partner labs

advocacy and information campaigns in some of the partner countries

Fundamental Research:
basic research projects with partners in Russia and Georgia


Declaration of interests:
There are no conflicts of interest.

Application date: June 23, 2009
Last updated: December 7, 2017