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Organization Contact Information

Name: Aswan Branch of The General Egyptian Association Against Smoking Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases
Street 1: Aswan Chest Diseases Hospital,
Street 2: Faculty of Education Street,
City: Aswan
Province: Aswan
Post Code:
Country: Egypt
Phone: +20 97 225 2877
Organization Email:
Web Site:
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Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr.
First Name: Yasser
Last Name: Mohamad A. ABDAL-KARIM
Title: Chest Diseases Specialist, Aswan District TB Coordinator, Chief of the Association.
Phone: +20 16 100 1012

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Ahmad Hamed
Last Name: Attia
Title: Chest Diseases Senior Consultant, Chief of The General Egyptian Association Againt Smoking Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases
Phone: +20 22 391 5396

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:
Aswan Branch Of the General Egyptian Association Againt Smoking, Tuberculosis, and lung Diseases, is a public association established and announced in the year 1995 by the No. "504" in Ministry of Social Affairs, As a Non-Governmental Organization, Held in Aswan , and Located inside Aswan Chest diseases Hospital(MOH).
As non for Profit organzation, and being located inside A Governmental specialized hospital for Chest Diseases and TB patients, Make the Mission of the Association focuses on the Tuberculosis Patients, In very close cooperation with the NTP(National TB Programm)of Egypt, Aswan Province and cities.
The core number of its workers is Govermentals working in the Chest hospital beside,
Make it TB patient Centrally Focusing organzation.
The Main Field of Activities in the support of TB patients is the ACSM (Advocacy, Communication and Social Mobilzation),
Also advocacy about smoking cessation and Health education against the other infectious and viral Chest diseases.

We are intersted in Tuberculosis as Our Mission was born in 1995 inside a hospital was build in 1968 in Aswan (the Fast southren area in Upper Egypt) as a Hospital for Tubeculosis Disease Struggle.

We are willing to extend our activities inculding the incoming MDR-TB,
Trying to apply innovative methodology for scaling up and advocacy for MDR-TB, Using the Mass Media and Public Contacts through the OutPatient Clinic Waiting rooms,and patient relatives during their visit hours in the Hospital, by announcing the scientific facts and established realities about TB, and MDR-TB, and DOTS Stratigies.
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Specializations / Areas of Work


Other Organization Information

Total number of staff in your organization: 26 - 50
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 0
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: Technical assistance and advice
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:
The Association is an NGO located inside Aswan Chest Diseases Hospital (Governmental Hospital, MOHP), And the President ,Chief and Focal Point of the Association "Dr. Yasser M. A. ABDAlKARIM" , is NTP Member of Egypt, As Aswan District TB Coordinator Pripherally, and TB Programm Trainer and Supervisor, At the Central Level of NTP, Egypt.
Besids, The majority of the working staff are governmental health worker in the hospital working in field of TB Control under the guidlines and recommendations of NTP, Egypt

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Egypt
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:
the organiation is established inside Aswan Chest Diseases Hospital and in close contact beside the DOTS sector in the hospital, So this advance the organization to be confronted with the NTP DOTS strategy and enhancement, assuring the easy acceccabilty of the TB patients to the organization,


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: July 20, 2011
Last updated: May 21, 2012