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Organization Contact Information

Name: National Institute of Unani Medicine
Street 1: Magadi Main Road
Street 2: Kottegepalya
City: Bangalore
Province: India
Post Code: 560091
Country: India
Phone: 080-23584260
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Web Site:
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Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: dotsunit
First Name: arish
Last Name: sherwani
Title: dots nodal officer

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: referral
First Name: DOTS Refferal Unit
Last Name: Refferal Unit
Title: Health Promotive Unit

General Information

Board Constituency: Technical agencies
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
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Organization Type - Primary: Academic / Research Institution
Organization Type - Secondary: None
Organization Description:
National Institute of Unani Medicine is an autonomous organisation under ministry of health and family welfare,AYUSH,and is a research and PG Institute of Unani Medicine Where the scolars persue their degree and do research on various disorder including TB and take Unani drug as a main drug as well as an Adjuvants.Adjuvants are the drugs that can be assumed to increase the efficacy of the standard drug ,improve the immune status and reduce the drug resistance and side-effects of the therapy.Moreover these are also helpful in treating the complication developed during the therapy.DOTS unit is attached with RNTCP and is running since more than six years
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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: 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: Involvement in TB control provision
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: Technical assistance and advice
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:
Our organisation is attached with RNTCP and having DOTS refferal centre where diagnosis is made as per the DOTS protocol.We have X-Ray and other well equiped,lab facilities.Sputum is being collected and transported to designated microscopy centre(DMC).We do organise weekly awareness programm for the IPD and OPD for all diseases including Diabetes,HIV,and esp. TB awreness programme in a serialized manner.Time to time we sensitize our PG scholars and health staff about Updated DOTS and RNTCP strategies.Our Institute also Organise departmental Re-Orientation and Traing Programmes(ROTP/TOT),CME,Worksops etc in which we always keep a TB-talk.

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:
Conducting DOTS awareness program about the therapy ,cure and compliance and providing ATT to the allotted area and provisional kit till the patient get the DOTS from their nearest center and running sputum referral center


Declaration of interests:
tb/hiv and dots expansion and research

Application date: October 7, 2010
Last updated: September 13, 2013