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Organization Contact Information

Name: DZK - Deutsches Zentralkomitee zur Bekämpfung der Tuberkulose e.V.
Street 1: Walterhöferstrasse 11, Haus Q
Street 2:
City: Berlin
Post Code: 14165
Country: Germany
Phone: +49 (0)30 81490922
Organization Email:
Web Site:
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Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Brit
Last Name: Häcker
Title: Medical Doctor
Phone: +49 (0)30 81490923

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Ralf
Last Name: Otto-Knapp
Title: Medical Doctor, M.Sc´.
Phone: +49 (0)30 81490923

General Information

Board Constituency: Developed 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:
The DZK is direclty involved in Tuberculosisprevention in Germany. We are providing guidance-papers, Guidelines and Statements for prevention, treatment and infection control for Tuberculsosis, LTBI and NTM-Infection. We are a focal Point between patients, public health Service facilities and clinicians, who are involved in diagnosis and Treatment of tuberculosispatients in Germany.
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Specializations / Areas of Work

Civil Society and Community Engagement
Engaging political leaders and ensuring inclusive leadership
Research and Development
Technical Assistance
Working on Key Populations related to TB

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: 0
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: Network with other partners
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 developing national Guidelines, Guidancepapers and Statements regarding tubercosis diagnosis, treatment, prevention as well as LTBI-diagnosis and treatment guidancepapers for patients, doctors and health care facilitators involved in Tuberculosis prevention and treatment in Germany. We also give medical adives regarding Tuberculosis for patients and clinicans. We also raising awareness for vulnerable groups.

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Germany
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:
National Guidelines on Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention of Tuberculosis (finalized 2017), Information-Service for patients, clinicans, health facility workers on tuberculosis (every day via Phone or mail, National Statements for tuberculosisscreening in pregnant women (2016), use of IGRA-testing (2015), NTM-Infection (2016)

Drug-Resistant TB:
National Guidelines for Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention of Tuberculosis in Germany including MDR/XDR-Tuberculosis

Inventory Study planed for HIV-Tb-test and Treatment adherence in HIV-Clinics in Berlin


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: July 10, 2017
Last updated: July 27, 2017