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Organization Contact Information

Name: Luapula Families In Distress
Street 1: Mulenshi road
Street 2:
City: Mansa
Province: Luapula
Post Code: 1010
Country: Zambia
Phone: 0212821050
Organization Email:
Web Site:
Other Online Presence:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Moses
Last Name: Mwape Mensoh
Title: Executive Director
Phone: +260977 216 987

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Hemmy
Last Name: Sikasote
Title: Health program mananger
Phone: +260 979 543 899

General Information

Board Constituency: Developing Country NGO
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
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Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Other Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
Organization Description:
To contribute to the reduction of case of HIV and AIDS,TB, Malaria and Neonatal Maternal deaths.

TB cases are very prominent in the number of HIV/AIDS patients for who we target the interventions.

We plan to raise awareness, community mobilisation and adherence to treatment.
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: 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: 0
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: Participatory Eduction and Action for Community Empowerment
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:
We are doing community mobilisation and creating awareness on TB among citizenry. We promote adherence to medication and help in provision of care and support for the TB patients. Sometimes we link the TB clients to Health facilities or Home based care facilities where they get the needed help.

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Zambia
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:
Our organisation {LUFAID} here in Zambia participates in world TB day by conducting sensitisation awareness in communities.Furthermore, the organisation engages service delivery Health Facilities to ensure that they provide friendly environment for the TB Clients. While on the other hand community mobilisation is talking place the organisation engages Government to ensure political commitment is seen at all levels of service delivery. The organisation has cadres of volunteers that it utilises in conducting adherence visitation to those already on drug and get others for early diagnosis all TB cases. We advocate for the eradication of TB in learning institutions in most cases because of poor sanitary, poor ventilation or in short habitation in which they are found which makes them to be prone to TB.

The organisation in collaboration with Government Ministry of Health in Zambia conducts mobile VCT and makes sure that in cases of HIV or TB a test is conducted in order to rule out TB or HIV. Furthermore, the organisation promotes ways of preventing both HIV and TB among the in and out of school communities. The most preferred target group are the in school because of the poor habitation in which they are found.


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: June 17, 2016
Last updated: July 7, 2016