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Organization Contact Information

Name: Community Health and Development Initiative
Street 1: No 30 Ado Gwaram Road, Gwaram Local Government
Street 2:
City: Jigawa State
Post Code:
Country: Nigeria
Phone: 08034445493
Organization Email:
Web Site:
Other Online Presence:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Yunusa
Last Name: Hamza
Title: Executive Director
Phone: 08034445493

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Nura
Last Name: Bello
Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Phone: 08069580404

General Information

Board Constituency: Communities
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: Community-Based Organization (CBO)
Organization Description:
The Community Health and Development Initiatives is a community based organization established and registerd with local and state Government, with clear focus on development in the social sectors.We really engaged stakeholders on identified issues that has to do with Development and advocate evidently so as to get the desired change in our community.
2.Our attention was tilted towards Tuberculosis as a result of mapping conducted by an NGO working on TB and we then understand the gravity of the disease and the need to sensitize our people on the dangers of it.
3.As at the time of filling this template our Organization(COHDI)is involved in the program of Active Case Findings (ACF)a Global fund interventions in slums(Nomadic Settlements) areas in Gwaram Local Government area of Jigawa state.
Do you know about the UNHLM declaration:

Specializations / Areas of Work

Civil Society and Community Engagement
Delivery of health services and care
Engaging political leaders and ensuring inclusive leadership

Other Organization Information

Total number of staff in your organization: 26 - 50
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: 6 - 10
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: Health Alive Foundation
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:
By Engaging into the Active case findings programme and also into the MDR-TB team.

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:
By supporting patient to access services at the nearest Health Facility by the means of engaging Community TB workers.

Drug-Resistant TB:
in following it up with MDR-TB patient and placing him a Tretment supporter

On the course of our search for TB patients all those identified with HIV were referred to appropriate HIV/AIDS counseling and treatment units for further action

Laboratory Strengthening:
We do also support TB patients in trying to comply with TB sputum collections as prescribed by Lab officials


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: June 9, 2016
Last updated: July 7, 2016