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Organization Contact Information

Name: Paradiso TB Patients Trust
Street 1: M1 Road After St. Johns Primary School
Street 2:
City: Lilongwe
Post Code:
Country: Malawi
Phone: +265 1 920 977
Organization Email:
Web Site:
Other Online Presence:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Bruce
Last Name: Matewere
Title: Executive Director
Phone: +265 994 497 401

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Mara
Last Name: Kumbweza Banda
Title: Technical Advisor
Phone: +265 999 266 918

General Information

Board Constituency: None
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
If yes, please enter your registration number: 6948
Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Community-Based Organization (CBO)
Organization Description:
Paradiso TB Patients Trust exists to provide people infected and affected by TB, HIV and AIDS the best services and information required for informed health-care seeking decisions from a rights-based perspective.

Paradiso is led and supported by TB survivors and people living with HIV and those affected by Tuberculosis.

We aim at ensuring we build capacity of community structures and grassroots population to increase knowledge and access to utilization of TB services in order to increase case detection of TB patients at community level.
Do you know about the UNHLM declaration: Yes

Specializations / Areas of Work

Civil Society and Community Engagement
Delivery of health services and care
Working on Community, Rights and Gender (CRG)

Other Organization Information

Total number of staff in your organization: 26 - 50
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 100 +
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Stop TB communications
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:
1. Increase TB case detection through community mobilization.
2. Support treatment adherence for patients on TB Treatment
3. Initiate contact tracing for family members of an affected person
4. TB Information dissemination through various community forums.
5. Advocate for continuous availability of TB services and drugs in hard to reach areas.

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Malawi
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:


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: July 23, 2019
Last updated: July 23, 2019