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Organization Contact Information

Street 2:
Post Code: 234
Country: Nigeria
Phone: 234-31- 743356, 2348057944234
Organization Email:
Web Site: http://
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Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Miss
First Name: Tosin Victoria
Last Name: Apiriola
Title: Executive/Project Director
Phone: 2348034438759

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Miss
First Name: Similelowa
Last Name: Davids
Title: Project Assistant

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:
1. Women and Youth Development Initiatives is a non governmental organization that has been working at the grassroots level, zero level of ignorance, hazard free environment and health friendly decisions for the betterment of women and youth and the society at large.
2. Having been working at the grassroots level on health and basic hygiene and also we have been working on TB through awareness raising, we feel incorporating and identifying with Stakeholders that have been working will further be a plus to our activities and organisation as we wish to do more.
3. We plan to do community outreach through advocacy, mobilization and sensitization. we also plan to research into effective ways of reducing the disease, etc
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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: 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: 6 - 10
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Internet search
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: Resource mobilization
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: Nigeria
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:
We take up interventions through community mobilization and awareness raising on TB and other related issues. We also assist on Referral to DOTs Centres

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:

TB Care Delivery:
Our organization contributed through Promoting Behavior Change in the Community via Community Mobilization ans Awareness on Community TB Care. This we did through selection of Community Volunteers- the project was done with support from the Global Fund Round 9 TB GFATM Grant Eradication project.
Our organisation benefited as a SUB-SUB RECIPIENT TO Health Alive

Drug-Resistant TB:
The selection of Community Volunteers help in the detection of early cases of TB and patients that are defecting in taking drugs for specified period. Also, our organization do follow up on patients at home and in DOTs centres to support patients in taking drugs consistently, thus, avoiding the cases of Drug resistancy.

We advocate and senstize on the risk of co- infection

Laboratory Strengthening:
Advocacy to Stakeholders in the society requesting for support in respective community in the for functional laboratories and its closeness to the people. Recently we approached a Local Government Chairman in Kwara state, seeking for his attention on the upgrading of one of the facilities in his LGA, He obliged and hopefully, a fuctional lab we be in that municipality soon

New TB Drugs:
We try to help patients have access to the free drugs in DOTs centres

Fundamental Research:
We undergo research from time to time



Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: July 6, 2010
Last updated: August 27, 2013