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Name: Tuberculosis Adv Consortium
Street 1: Adalyn Court, Suite C6,
Street 2: Ngong Road P.O. Box 50358
City: Nairobi
Province: Nairobi
Post Code: 00100
Country: Kenya
Phone: +254722779690
Organization Email:
Web Site:
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Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Lucy
Last Name: Chesire
Title: Executive Director
Phone: +254732221422 +254722779690

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Rachel
Last Name: Malowa
Title: Programme Coordinator
Phone: +254732221422

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:
TB ACTION Group is a National organization whose main objective is to enhance collaboration between TB patients, civil society, organizations, Government agencies, and research institutions for the purpose of controlling TB, TBHIV, MDRTB and XDR TB, and to help in the care and support of those infected with or affected by Tuberculosis.
TB ACTION Group is a registered partner of the Stop TB Partnership.

Our Vision:

To be an excellent advocacy organization in the promotion, prevention and control of TB and public health conditions in Kenya.

Mission Statement

To promote health and quality of life by promoting, preventing and managing tuberculosis and other public health conditions from Kenya through community engagement and collaborating with partners involved in controlling tuberculosis
TAG is currently undertaking the folowing activities:

- Accelerating TB case detection campaigns in high-burden Districts especially among persons living with HIV and AIDS.
- Sustainable Livelihoods for Multi-drug resistant-TB patients.
- Policy and Advocacy on TB prevention, care and control
- Capacity Building for Community Health workers (CHWS)
- Documentation and Research on TB case detection, care and prevention.
- Community Systems strengthening
- Maternal and neonates Child Health (MNCH) Programmes
The above mentioned activities are beibg carried out in the districts mentioned below:
- Kisumu District
- Thika District
- Nairobi Province
- Nakuru District
- Naivasha District
- Kajiado and Makueni Districts

Do you know about the UNHLM declaration:

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: 100 +
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: 100 +
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Stop TB communications
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: Information on developments within the TB world
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:
TAG seats in various working group organised by the National TB programme. It is within this working groups that the national programme develops its strategic plan in relation to TB care prevention and control.
TAG also involves the National TB programme in all its activities to ensure they are relevant and inline with the national TB programmes' strategic goal.

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:

TB Care Delivery:
Encouraging early TB detecion and treatment.
Involvement of Community health workers in DOT support and sceening of suspects, referral of suspect. contact and defaulter tracing

Drug-Resistant TB:
TAG implements income generating activities for MDRTB pateints to encourage adherence and economic independence
Advocating for better diagnostic equipments for early detection of MDRTB

TAG advocates for Intensified TB case finding amongst PLHIV to ensure all HIV positiev patients are screened for TB and offered comprehensive care.


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: June 3, 2011
Last updated: June 16, 2014