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Organization Contact Information

Name: BGVS (Drug Supply Company Suriname)
Street 1: Commissaris Roblesweg 156
Street 2:
City: Paramaribo
Post Code:
Country: Suriname
Phone: 00597 450811/ 456562
Organization Email:
Web Site:
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Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Rugia
Last Name: de Groot-Wijsman
Title: Msc, pharmacist
Phone: 00597.450811/ 456562

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Wilfred
Last Name: Balraadjsing
Title: Msc, pharmacist

General Information

Board Constituency: Countries
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
If yes, please enter your registration number:
Organization Type - Primary: Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: None
Organization Description:
BGVS is a goverment company with specific tasks to supply the country with medicines, raw materials for the production of medicines and medical disposables. Therefore the supply of TB medications is in our portfolio and with this partnership we want to strenghten the availibity of these drugs.
Do you know about the UNHLM declaration:

Specializations / Areas of Work

Delivery of health services and care
Funding, including innovative and optimized approach to funding TB 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: 0
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:
Since we are a government owed company we have direct contact with the Ministry of Health and the TB control plan of Suriname. Since all of the TB medications for Suriname are procured by BGVS, we have a monitoring system for the stocks and we are partners when the TB program is starting with DOTS or the introduction of the FDC's.

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Suriname
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:

providing a continuous stock for the Tb and HIV medications for the people of Suriname


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: March 1, 2013
Last updated: June 16, 2014