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Name: NEDIC health international
Street 1: #22 EnyiNduka street, Etche L.G.A, Port-Harcourt Rivers State. Nigeria
Street 2:
City: Port-Harcourt
Post Code:
Country: Nigeria
Phone: +2347062081975
Organization Email:
Web Site:
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Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr. Mrs
First Name: Ijeoma
Last Name: Nduka
Title: Dr.

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr.
First Name: Enyinnaya
Last Name: Nduka

General Information

Board Constituency: Foundation
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
If yes, please enter your registration number:
Organization Type - Primary: Foundation
Organization Type - Secondary: Charitable / Philanthropic Foundation
Organization Description:
1. NEDIC health international is a foundation in Nigeria founded basically on charity to reach out to individuals, families and communities regarding their total health; family health and overall community health especially interested in rural dwellers where its hard to access health care. The organisation is involved in health campaigns; health education, free medical care, free eye screening and other health benefits carrying this services to the communities. It also assists teenage girls who are pregnant to lead a normal life to take care of themselves and their unborn babies. The organisation empowers girls in these communites; skills acquisation as well as some educational support. The organisation also partakes in the WHO notable dates; World tb days, World HIV days, malaria days etc.
2. As a Consultant Community Physician, i have worked with tuberculosis patients and currently heading the TB-HIV co-infection clinic as well as managed a lot of tuberculosis patients. The experiences gained there has prompted me to join in this partnership to stop TB in my country.
3. Listed here are the plans and what we are doing at presently:
i. Treatment of TB patients
ii. Contact tracing
iii. Tracing of defaulters
iv. Retreatment of failure cases
v. Management of TB-HIV co-infection cases
Do you know about the UNHLM declaration:

Specializations / Areas of Work

Delivery of health services and care
Research and Development

Other Organization Information

Total number of staff in your organization: 11 - 25
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
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:
Listed here are the contributions:
1. Involvement in Treatment of TB Patients
2. Contact tracing
3. Tracing of dfaulters
4. Re-treatment of failure cases
5. Management of TB-HIV Co-infection cases

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:
NEDIC plans to be a part of the global mobilisation to stop Tb in Nigeria as well as other African countries. This we intend to achieve by involving all stakeholders in the fight against tuberculosis; Health professionals of all cadre, the patients themselves, the law-makers, individuals, families and communities. This she intends to achieve by engaging in various health education campaigns using the media, training ao health professionals on the current management of tuberculosis and to avoid stigmatiastion of tuberculosis patients. Advocacy calls will be made to various community leaders to create more public enlightenment on the tracing of tuberculosis patients. Efforts will be made at the involvement of the legislators to formulate relevant policies to combat the infection. Public enlightenment will be intensified via the media.

Plans are on the way in the management of TB-HIV co-infection cases. Patient tracing will be intensified and treatment initiated. HIV counselling and testing will be made available especially to the youths; both males and females.

Fundamental Research:
Various related topics on tuberculosis will be embarked on by the organisation


Declaration of interests:
There are no known conflicts of interests

Application date: January 4, 2013
Last updated: January 4, 2013