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Organization Contact Information

Name: Makueni community base dorganizations consortium
Street 1: Hospital road
Street 2:
City: Makueni
Province: Eastern
Post Code: 90300
Country: Kenya
Phone: +254712361934
Organization Email:
Web Site:
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Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mrs
First Name: EVERLYNE
Last Name: KIMWELE
Phone: +254711680867

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Fridah
Last Name: MUTUNA
Title: Manager
Phone: +254718346279

General Information

Board Constituency: Communities
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
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Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Community-Based Organization (CBO)
Organization Description:
Makueni community based organization consortium is a non state, non political, non confessional and a non- profit making organization registered Makueni County. Our. Vision is Universal health for all. The organization 37 grass root organizations of men and women living with and affected by TB and HIV & AIDs that advocates greater involvement of Key population in programme design implementation and monitoring.They advocate for patient centered service delivery
Do you know about the UNHLM declaration:

Specializations / Areas of Work

Civil Society and Community Engagement
Engaging political leaders and ensuring inclusive leadership
Working on Community, Rights and Gender (CRG)
Working on Key Populations related to TB

Other Organization Information

Total number of staff in your organization: 11 - 25
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 100 +
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Other partners
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:
As a grass root organization we are both patients and community health volunteers that are attached to the facilities scattered around the county.We have access to patients in hard to reach areas and provide the link between the facility and the patients supporting health system in adherence to treatment and give inputs in the programming at the county.

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Kenya
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:
The organization is involved in advocating for funding at country level by engaging the parliamentarians to recognize TB as a national concern,patient centered approach to treatment using the patients charter and the constitution,monitoring drug stock outs and vaccines,infection prevention and adherence to drugs through community DOTS

Drug-Resistant TB:
Teaching the patients and community through drama and plays on how to be faithful to treatment,new diagnostics and social protection like insurance and resource mobilization

The link between TB and HIV,the legislation and guidelines,human rights issues monitoring new infections and planning and advocating for measures in elimination using the key population to voice their concerns

Laboratory Strengthening:
Teaching patients to demand follow up diagnosis using the genexpert and mandatory 3 tests for conversions and urging patients go for tests before treatment

New Diagnostics:
Sensitizing the community on the availability of a more reliable test and early diagnosis

New TB Drugs:
Advocating for delaminid as an approved drug for MDR a child friendly TB dru avalable in te market


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: February 29, 2016
Last updated: March 1, 2016