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Organization Contact Information

Name: Thorax Disease Institute - Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Street 1: Rua Professor Rodolpho Paulo Rocco, 255 – 1º andar - sala 01D 58/60
Street 2: Rio de Janeiro
City: Rio de Janeiro
Province: Rio de Janeiro
Post Code: 21941-913
Country: Brazil
Phone: +55 21 3938-2192
Organization Email:
Web Site:
Other Online Presence:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Fernando Augusto
Last Name: Dias e Sanches
Title: Nurse Coordinator
Phone: +55 21 981527344

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Maria Armanda Monteiro da
Last Name: Silva Vieira
Title: MDR TB ambulatory physician
Phone: +55 21 998791234

General Information

Board Constituency: Countries
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
If yes, please enter your registration number:
Organization Type - Primary: Academic / Research Institution
Organization Type - Secondary: None
Organization Description:
The Thorax Disease Institute is part of a Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (ranked as number one in Brazil - Survey 2017). We working directlly with assitance, research and extension.
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
Research and Development
Technical Assistance

Other Organization Information

Total number of staff in your organization: 100 +
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
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: Involvement in Stop TB Working Groups
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: Brazil
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:
The Thorax Disease Institute contribute with research in partnership with Rede TB.

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Brazil
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:

Drug-Resistant TB:
We have a spcific ambulatory to care MDR and XDR patients.

The item research is present in several moments in partnership with our technical assistance team.


Declaration of interests:
I have no conflict of interest.

Application date: November 1, 2016
Last updated: September 4, 2017