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Organization Contact Information

Name: Tibetan Voluntary Health Association
Street 1: Central Tibetan Administration
Street 2:
City: Dharamsala
Province: Distt Kangra
Post Code: 176215
Country: India
Phone: +91-223486
Organization Email:
Web Site:
Other Online Presence:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr.
First Name: Tsering
Last Name: Wangchuk
Title: Health Kalon
Phone: +919418053466

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Migmar
Last Name: Tashi
Title: Joint Secretary
Phone: +919816530927

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: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Other Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
Organization Description:
Department of Health is one of department of Central Tibetan Administration,Dharamsala, India registered with name of Charitable Society called Tibetan Voluntary Health Association.
We look after health of Tibetan refugees living in India, Nepal and Bhutan.
Do you know about the UNHLM declaration:

Specializations / Areas of Work

Delivery of health services and care

Other Organization Information

Total number of staff in your organization: 26 - 50
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: Yes
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
Tibetan Voluntary Health Association alias Department of Health,Central Tibetan Administration have separate section on TB and MDR prevention and Control.
This section takes care of TB in about 60 Tibetan refugee settlements in India, Nepal and Bhutan.

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:
We are doing out Best to expand DOTS in all Tibetan settlements mentioned above

Drug-Resistant TB:
We are doing out Best to prevent and detect MDR TB in all Tibetan settlements mentioned above

we have also coordination between TB and HIV prevention and control program

Laboratory Strengthening:
We are doing at our Best effort to set up fullfledged Laboratory with well trained Lab Technician.We are able to set up one GeneXpert machine each at two of biggest hospital located in Tibetan refugee settlements in Karnataka state, India


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: March 4, 2012
Last updated: October 31, 2014