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Name: Journalists Against AIDS(JAAIDS) Nigeria
Street 1: 14 Fadare Street,End of Kayode Street, Ogba Lagos
Street 2:
City: Lagos
Province: Lagos
Post Code: 234
Country: Nigeria
Phone: + 234 1 7731457
Organization Email:,
Web Site:
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Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Olayide
Last Name: Akanni
Title: Executive Director
Phone: +234 1 7731457

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Benjamin
Last Name: Adeeyo
Title: Programme Manager
Phone: +234 1 7731457

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:
Journalists Against AIDS( JAAIDS)Nigeria is a media based non governmental organisation working in the area of HIV/AIDS and TB advocacy. Since 2003 JAAIDS has been actively involved in creating media awareness about TB through research,trainings and media advocacy. JAAIDS also anchored a Research on Civil Society Perspectives on TB through support from the Open Society Institute (OSI). Apart from hosting media roundtables around World TB day, JAAIDS is also actively involved with the Lagos State TB/HIV Working Group as well as the National TB/HIV Working Group of the NTBLCP
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Specializations / Areas of Work

Delivery of health services and care

Other Organization Information

Total number of staff in your organization: 6 - 10
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
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: 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: Nigeria
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 Media engagement - JAAIDS has been involved in coordinating media trainings on TB in collaboration with the NTBLCP under the Global Fund Round 5 Tb Project,JAAIDS also worked in implementing ACSM activities as the Sub Recipient under GF Round 5. JAAIDShas also been actively involved in integrating TB Training in its Treatment Literacy projects for PLHIV which focuses on Adherence Training

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Nigeria
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:
Media Training,Hosting of advocacy and roundtable meetings to draw public attention to TB, Development of TB Advocacy Booklet-What you need to know and Do about TB with Listing of DOTs Centres

Training on TB/HIV - Inclusion of TB treatment/adherence information in the Treatment Literacy trainings organised for PLHIV under its Access to Treatment projects as well as cobducted trainings on TB/HIV in specific Local Government Areas in Lagos State under the Global Fund TB Round 5 Project

Fundamental Research:
Conducted a research on Community Perspectives on TB/HIV in Nigeria with support from OSI, also involved in the KABP Study on TB/HIV research in Nigeria


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: March 15, 2012
Last updated: March 15, 2012