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Organization Contact Information

Name: National Association of Freelance Journalists
Street 1: Inkford Communications, 1st Floor, Bothwell House
Street 2: Cnr Jason and 1st Street
City: Harare
Post Code:
Country: Zimbabwe
Phone: +263784173000
Organization Email:
Web Site:
Other Online Presence:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Stephen
Last Name: Matenga
Title: Secretary-General
Phone: +263773589200

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Miss
First Name: Sophia
Last Name: Mapuranga
Title: Director Administration and HR
Phone: +263719400700

General Information

Board Constituency: Technical agencies
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
If yes, please enter your registration number:
Organization Type - Primary: Media
Organization Type - Secondary: None
Organization Description:
our mission as a media organisation is to use the media to promote citizen participation in national development (health, education, agriculture, economic, social, political). We are not yet fully working on TB directly but here and there we have our members report on TB. So now we want to mainstream TB as a key project in our association. We want to join TB Partnership in order to learn more about TB and ways in which we can use the media to promote national and global TB agendas
Do you know about the UNHLM declaration:

Specializations / Areas of Work

Civil Society and Community Engagement

Other Organization Information

Total number of staff in your organization: 11 - 25
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: World TB Day
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: Information on developments within the TB world
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:
Our members are freelance journalists and they are the majority of reporters in Zimbabwe. Amongst them, there are some who are dedicated to health reporting and they help national TB goals through their reportage and advocacy

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Zimbabwe
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:
We intend to promote best practices through the media

we intend to do extensive research as well as spread as much information as we can to curtail the increase in this trend

New Diagnostics:
we will organise mobilisation and awareness publications and events to encourage voluntary testing and early treatment

we intend to give wide coverage and dissemination of any research to promote its wide consumption, further researxh and promotion of debate or dialogue as well as influencing policy


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: March 3, 2017
Last updated: March 8, 2017