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Organization Contact Information

Street 1: Hospital street
Street 2:
City: Busia Town
Province: Western
Post Code: 50400
Country: Kenya
Phone: 078 7555104
Organization Email:
Web Site:
Other Online Presence:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Gerard
Last Name: owoko
Title: Chairman
Phone: 0721 406716

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Emmanuel
Last Name: Bwire
Title: Secretary
Phone: 072 7221095

General Information

Board Constituency: Communities
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
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Organization Type - Primary: Patient Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: None
Organization Description:
1. The organization is composed of people with TB,ex TB Patients their families and other interested individuals.
2. Because many people lack knowledge about TB hence many miss out on treatment and some do not know how to take their medication to completion hence chances of developing resistance.
3. we are currently giving psychosocial support to TB patients, sensitizing the public about TB and reaching out to school children.
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: 11 - 25
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
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: 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: Yes
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
we sensitize the community on matters of TB General information about TB. How it is spread,signs and symptoms, drugs side effects, importance of early treatments. we also target the youth in schools since they too can be helpful in spreading the word to the families.

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:

we help patients and members of the community to understand that having TB does not mean you have HIV/AIDS and that TB is curable and also dispel myths about the TB disease. we also touch on good nutrition and the danger of not adhering to the treatment regimen to avoid having drug resistance and that TB is curable even if you are infected with HIV.


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: February 24, 2012
Last updated: February 24, 2012