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Organization Contact Information

Name: Philippine Coalition Against Tuberculosis
Street 1: Quezon Institute Compound
Street 2: E. Rodriquez Sr. Avenue
City: Quezon City
Province: Metro Manila
Post Code: 1102
Country: Philippines
Phone: (632) 7819535
Organization Email:
Web Site:
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Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms.
First Name: Amelia
Last Name: Sarmiento
Title: Executive Director
Phone: (632) 7819535

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms.
First Name: Lucila
Last Name: Reyes
Title: Administrative Officer
Phone: (632) 7819535

General Information

Board Constituency: Developing Country NGO
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
If yes, please enter your registration number:
Organization Type - Primary: Partnership
Organization Type - Secondary: National Stop TB Partnership
Organization Description:
The Philippine Coalition Against Tuberculosis (PhilCAT) is a coalition of organizations from both the private and the public sector committed to control tuberculosis in the country through public-private collaboration. PhilCAT envisions a TB-free Philippines by collaborating with members, partners, and other agencies in implementing strategies to reduce the incidence of TB in the country. Presently, PhilCAT is actively supporting the Plan of Action (2010-2016) of the NTP for the country.
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Specializations / Areas of Work

Research and Development
Technical Assistance

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: 11 - 25
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 100 +
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: Information on developments within the TB world
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: Philippines
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:
PhilCAT spearheads the yearly World TB Day Commemoration as part of its advocacy activities in addition to the conduct of the Annual PhilCAT Convention where partners come to get updates on TB and its control. It supports the National TB Program by implementing activities related to the engagement of private and public roviders in the control of TB. Participates in the development of guidelines in TB control and provide technical assistance to the NTP through its member groups.

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Philippines
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:
PhilCAT has been involved in PPM work since 2001. PhilCAT developed models for the implementation of DOTS in the private sector and as sub-recipient of the Global Fund Project in the Philippines has established 61 Coordinating Structures for PPM at various levels and has installed 170 PPM DOTS facilities nationwide. Contributed at least 6% to CDR.


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: January 31, 2012
Last updated: February 20, 2013