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Organization Contact Information

Name: DeKalb County Tuberculosis Program
Street 1: 445 Winn Way , Suite 2118
Street 2:
City: Decatur
Post Code: 30030
Country: United States of America
Phone: 404-294-3800
Organization Email:
Web Site:
Other Online Presence:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Alawode
Last Name: Oladele
Title: Tuberculosis Medical Consultant
Phone: 404-294-3800

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Alawode
Last Name: Oladele

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:
Focus: Tuberculosis prevention and care. I
We do TB education , advocacy, and care
We work exclusively in TB
Do you know about the UNHLM declaration:

Specializations / Areas of Work

Civil Society and Community Engagement
Delivery of health services and care
Working on Key Populations related to TB

Other Organization Information

Total number of staff in your organization: 26 - 50
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 26 - 50
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: Attendance at a TB related event
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: No
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: No
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
We are involved in a group called TBESC , a national TB research consortium tied to CDC in the United States. We are their largest site out of 10 sites around the nation.

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: United States of America
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
United States of America


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:
We provide care to the local community

We have a clinical focus on co-infected patients

Laboratory Strengthening:
We specialize in IGRA utilization in high risk populations.

We are involved in CDCs - TBESC Research , and NIH's TBRU research


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: July 25, 2016
Last updated: August 17, 2016