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Organization Contact Information

Name: Centre for Youth Development and Social Empowerment (CYDSE).
Street 1: Lilongwe,salima roard, sapesa trading centre,chiwamba dust roard,BiBvi Chinzeze Markert.
Street 2: same as above .
City: Lilongwe.
Province: Lilongwe,Malawi.
Post Code: 840
Country: Malawi
Phone: (265) 999 270 672
Organization Email:,
Web Site:
Other Online Presence:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Nefitale
Last Name: Chizongo
Title: Executive Director
Phone: (265) 999 971 744

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Nancy
Last Name: Kunambale
Title: Programmes Officer
Phone: (265) 999 173 483

General Information

Board Constituency: Communities
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
If yes, please enter your registration number:
Organization Type - Primary: Patient Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: None
Organization Description:
CYDSE is a local non profit making,non governmental organization formed in 1999 by the community members to act as catalysitic on HIV/AIDS and other related diseases.CYDSE is interested in TB because,HIV/Aids and TB are twins pandemic as organization is carring out some activities in Community Home Based Care,Group therapy meetings for those who dislosed their status.CYDSE has already started doing something in intergrating TB into HIV/Aids and we are training community volunteers in sputum collection and forcing Malawi government through National TB Control Programme to establish nearby health Centre to be TB diognostic centre.
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Specializations / Areas of Work

Delivery of health services and care
Technical Assistance

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: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
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: Technical assistance and advice
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: Malawi
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:
01.Cydse is assisting in community mobilization in TB prevention
02. TB Community awareness
03.Spetum Collection and submision for diagnositic
04.treatment adherence monitoring.
05. conduct trainings for the volunteers in sputum collection and infection prevention control

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Malawi
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:
CYDSE with its Volunteers in the communities,we monitor the smear positive clients to adher to the treatment door by door

CYDSE has intergrated TB programmme into HIV/AIDS

Laboratory Strengthening:
CYDSE has conducted several meetings with Ministry of Health to advocate for nearby health centre to be established as TB diagnistic centre and with that National TB control Programme has realised money for TB laboratory Construction,with influence from CYDSE, Malawi goverment has trained two Health Surverence Assistants as TB microscopists


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: December 9, 2010
Last updated: May 15, 2015