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Organization Contact Information

Street 1: 26/14/53
Post Code: 524 004
Country: India
Phone: 91-0861 2302489
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Web Site:
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Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mrs
First Name: Paramkusham
Last Name: Lalitha
Title: President
Phone: 7702202396

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mrs
First Name: Bhupathi
Last Name: Anuradha
Title: Secretary
Phone: 9440279068

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:
NEEDS is an emerging national NGO by women , for women , of the women and with the women engaged in Health , Education, Livlihoods and Adovocacy since 1992 .
We are interested in women health particularly TB/HIV in unreached and vulnerable groups and areas
We have been a partner in DFID funded TB project suppoorted by TB ALERT INDIA since 2009
Do you know about the UNHLM declaration:

Specializations / Areas of Work

Delivery of health services and care
Provision of drugs, diagnostics and commodities

Other Organization Information

Total number of staff in your organization: 6 - 10
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 26 - 50
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Involvement in TB control provision
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: India
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:
Through our Community Health workers we contribute case referral , treatment and other prevention programs with ACSM and part District TB Control Program of Government of India

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: India
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:
This is our main activity among rural and urban population of Nellore district in close collaboration with DTO and CBOs to access TB treatment and care services

Drug-Resistant TB:
We have identified about 30 MDRTB cases in area and supply Nutrition , ecnomic support schemes besides promoting MDRTB SUPPORT GROUPS

As it AP state high prevelance of HIV among the poor and leading to high TB infection and they are helped through ICTC's and TU in the districts


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: November 13, 2011
Last updated: November 13, 2011