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Street 1: COURT ROAD
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Post Code: 40141
Country: Kenya
Phone: +254 711 642433/-+254 73
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Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: MR
First Name: ERICK
Last Name: OKIOMA
Phone: +254711642433

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: MR
First Name: SILVANUS
Last Name: YESWA
Phone: 0726435961

General Information

Board Constituency: Communities
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
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Organization Type - Primary: Patient Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: None
Organization Description:
VPTC is a Victory Post Test Group Behavior Change Communication Group ( BCCG), whose mission is to foster a personal responsibility among community members in Kisumu town and it’s environs on HIV/AIDS and TB prevention, healthy living and to increase level of acceptability for People Living with HIV/ AIDS (PLWHAs) providing them with care and support.
Victory Post Test Group is a self-help group founded in the year 2004 at the Aids Resource Centre, Tivoli Building, and Kisumu City. It is registered as a self help group at the Department of Social Services under department registration no s/h no 9435 on 5th of August, 2004 at the Kisumu east district headquarters.
The group was created to address the needs of community members who are infected and/or affected by HIV/AIDS. It offers care and support to community members who have undergone HIV testing, who need follow-up services to live positively by either remaining negative or living positively by use of prevention methods available so that others are not infected,dymystify ARV so that people are aware that there is life after all despite being HIV positive
Its membership comprises of people who are infected and affected by the HIV/AIDS who resorted to meeting on weekly basis every Tuesdays as from 3.30 pm for the Post Test Club members and once a month for the group therapy for HIV positive members in all this occasions various issues are discussed
V PTC is a flagship program of victory post test group, is among the leading, oldest and surviving PTC operating in Nyanza province and in Kenya. VPTC has contributed greatly to HIV prevention efforts among the community members today and provides care and support to the infected and affected persons in the community through referrals using its broad network build over the years through the hard work of it’s never say die committed members.

As as most of our members are persons living with HIV/AIDS we are at risk basing on the fact that 70% of PLHIV's in our area are TB related.I partne
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Specializations / Areas of Work

Delivery of health services and care
Research and Development
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: 0
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: 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: 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:
We are involved in prevention research advocacy .HIV and TB collaborative activities through community outreaches and ACSM

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:

Community outreaches

New TB Vaccines:
we are involved in TBTC vacine trial site no.39 in Kisumu Kenya representing the community at the community advisory board KEMRI-CDC

Reporting and documenting each and every activity on daily basis


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Application date: February 8, 2011
Last updated: July 20, 2016