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Organization Contact Information

Name: Grahamstown TB Care Society
Street 1: C/o Temba TB Hospital, "A" Street, Fingo Village,
Street 2: P. O. Box 6359,
City: Grahamstown
Province: Easten Cape
Post Code: 6139
Country: South Africa
Phone: +27 (0)46 622 3314
Organization Email: 
Web Site:
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Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Patrick
Last Name: Matiwane
Title: Chairman
Phone: +27 (0)78 215 7688

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Lunga
Last Name: Ntshebe
Title: Mr
Phone: +27 (0) 78 180 5883

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:
Our organisation was started by concerned citizens as an anti-TB organisaion in 1947 and has provided curative (including DOTS), hospitalisation and nutritional servidces to TB sufferers ever since.

It is a debilative disease, which sees far to many people sucumbe unnessarily.

DOTS, nutritional support, defaulter tracing, case finding, TB education.
Do you know about the UNHLM declaration:

Specializations / Areas of Work


Other Organization Information

Total number of staff in your organization: 1 - 5
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 0
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 51 - 99
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: Resource mobilization
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 are involved in DOTS, nutritional support, defaulter tracing, case finding, TB education at six urban and two rural clinics where 56 of our volunteers are engaged. another 10 are working in the community.

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: South Africa
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
South Africa


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:
Clinic based DOTS, Community DOTS, defaulter tracing, case finding, TB and HIV education.

The care for patients with TB and HIV, especially were they require Home Based Care.


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: September 27, 2012
Last updated: June 17, 2014