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Organization Contact Information

Name: Foundation for Improvement of the Health of the Poor
Street 1: Lyonga street Tobin
Street 2:
City: Kumbo
Province: North West Region
Post Code:
Country: Cameroon
Phone: (237)77 58 48 55
Organization Email:
Web Site:
Other Online Presence:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Timothy fangajaiy
Last Name: Yuyun
Title: Project cordinator
Phone: (237)77 58 48 55

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Ndi
Last Name: Ndukong
Title: Executive secretary

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:
It is a non-governmental, apolitical and non-profit making organization.

TB is a disease of public health concern and the prevalence of the disease has been alarming in the past decades. Additionally, the drug resistance by the microbe has increased over the years.The resistance to drugs have been attribute to both poor clinical practice and negligence by patients.

FOHEPO has targetted patient sensitisation on compliance to treatment in other to avoid drug resistance.We have been sensitizing patients on the the clinical gravity of the illness if proper treatment is not received
Do you know about the UNHLM declaration:

Specializations / Areas of Work


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: 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: Network with other partners
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:
It is true that not every patient has access to TB treatment in Cameroon.Reasons are numerous.However, the few that receive treat do not always adhere to prescription. FOHEPO has come in to sensitize patients on the importance of adherence to treatment.

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Cameroon
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:
Sensitization of patients.


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: November 27, 2012
Last updated: January 22, 2013