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Organization Contact Information

Name: Kenya Legal & Ethical Issues Network on HIV & AIDS
Street 1: Kindaruma Lane
Street 2:
City: Nairobi
Province: Kenya
Post Code: 00200
Country: Kenya
Phone: 2543861596
Organization Email:
Web Site:
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Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Allan
Last Name: Maleche
Title: Mr

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Melba
Last Name: Katindi
Title: Advocacy and Training Officer

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: Other Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
Organization Description:
KELIN is a non-governmental organization whose objective is to undertake advocacy and provide leadership in ensuring enhanced human rights approaches in health and HIV strategies and progammes. We are interested in Tb issues given the nature of handling of cases of TB patients by the courts in Kenya which have raised several human rights violations issues and the need to involve the community. We are currently providing legal support to TB patients, we are intending to undertake community empowerment forums on TB adherence and rights based approaches.
Do you know about the UNHLM declaration:

Specializations / Areas of Work

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

Other Organization Information

Total number of staff in your organization: 6 - 10
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 0
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
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: Network with other partners
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: Kuwait
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 helping to address the challenges on laws and policies as relates to handling of TB patients when they have defaulted on treatment. To this end we have filed a case in court to challenge some of the less progressive laws that infringe on the rights of TB Patients

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Kenya
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:

Our organization has undertaken trainings and community dialogue forums to enlighten community members on the link between HIV and TB and also infusing rights based approaches in the management and care of HIV patients who have TB. We also give legal representation to TB patients who have been subjected to arbitrarily arrests that do not follow the due process of the law.


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: October 22, 2010
Last updated: August 26, 2011