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Organization Contact Information

Name: Youth for Community Academic and Development Services (YOCADS)
Street 1: Former LUBI Bank Building
Street 2: Broad and Randall Streets
City: Monrovia
Province: Montserrado
Post Code: 4970
Country: Liberia
Phone: +2315648081
Organization Email:
Web Site:
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Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Alphonso
Last Name: Weah
Title: Executive Director
Phone: +2315648081

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms.
First Name: Tenneh
Last Name: Toure
Title: Secretary
Phone: +2315648081

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:
The Youth for Community Academic and Development Services (YOCADS), a Liberian based youth organization that was established in 2000 by Liberians youths who saw the need to empower other young people through various programs.

We are interested in tuberculosis because cases of the daises is visible here in Liberia since the end of the war in 2003.

We have started carryout awareness on the effect of TB in serious communities in and around Monrovia are we planing extend our activities in other parts of Liberia.
Do you know about the UNHLM declaration:

Specializations / Areas of Work


Other Organization Information

Total number of staff in your organization: 11 - 25
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
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: Involvement in Stop TB Working Groups
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: No
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: No
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
Through educated the people about issues regarding TB control.

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Liberia
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:
Through round table discussion in selected communities.

Drug-Resistant TB:
Not yet

Laboratory Strengthening:
Not yet

New Diagnostics:
Yes there some new diagnostics.

New TB Drugs:
We are lobbying with stakeholders to get new TB drugs

New TB Vaccines:
We are lobbying with stakeholders to get new TB Viccines

Fundamental Research:
Community to community and door to door.



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Application date: September 26, 2011
Last updated: September 26, 2011