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Organization Contact Information

Name: Communities' Holistic Initiative for Social Advancement (CHISA)
Street 1: 49 Kenneth Kaunda Road
Street 2: Opposite PUMA Main Depot
City: Lilongwe
Province: Central
Post Code: 31381
Country: Malawi
Phone: +265881147086
Organization Email:
Web Site:
Other Online Presence:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Wisdom
Last Name: Kanyamula
Title: Programme Manager (TB, HIV/AIDS and Malaria)
Phone: +265996549355

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Wakuda
Last Name: Nyemba
Title: Administration Officer

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:
The mission of the organisation is to promote grassroots’ participation in development with the values of empathy, transparency and accountability. Our vision is a holistically developed society where grassroots people are empowered and involved in development processes of their communities.

CHISA has an affirmation TB>HIV policy that seeks to promote Greater Involvement of People living in HIV in programme management. Membership of the Stop TB Partnership would greatly inform the policy and opearational environments in terms of TB programming.
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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: 1 - 5
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 26 - 50
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: Malawi
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 implement our interventions based on epidemiological data provided by the National TB Control Programme. We also contribute to the making of strategic decisions within the National Control Programme.

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Malawi
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 create demand on the ground for DOTS expansion and creatively lobby health service providers to do the neeful.

Drug-Resistant TB:
We comduct awareness campaigns on the issue of Drug Resistant TB

We collaborate TB programmes with HIV interventions.

New TB Vaccines:
We support research efforts aimed at identifying a more convenient TB vaccine.


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: August 6, 2012
Last updated: June 15, 2017