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Organization Contact Information

Name: Advocacy Network Africa
Street 1: Ngatuny House - Floor One (Fantasy Soccer Academy Office Suite)
Street 2: Namanga Road
City: Kitengela
Province: Kenya
Post Code: +254
Country: Kenya
Phone: +254112992780
Organization Email: advocacynetworkafrica@gmail.com
Web Site: http://advocacynetworkafrica.blogspot.com
Other Online Presence: http://twitter.com/advocacy_africa

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Tom
Last Name: Muyunga-Mukasa
Title: Co-CEO, President and Co-founder
Email: advocacynetworkafrica@gmail.com
Phone: +254112992780

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Ruisper
Last Name: Mukami
Title: Front Office Manager
Email: advocacynetworkafrica@gmail.com
Phone: +254111775552

General Information

Board Constituency: None
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
If yes, please enter your registration number: 49938
Organization Type - Primary: Partnership
Organization Type - Secondary: International Partnership
Organization Description:
1. We advance UHC through planned mobilization, organize and connect communities to care, prevention and activities to eradicate TB, HIV, Malaria by 2030 integrating COVID-19.
2. We are a network of many other CBOs engaged in case finding, promoting testing, adherence, viral load suppression practices and ensuring all opportunistic infections are treated including TB.
3. We are involved in raising TB control awareness in vulnerable communities; implementing UHC goal; case finding; encouraging taking medication until cure; implement activities in
community care, diagnostics, laboratories, DOTS Expansion, drug provision, emergency relief, MDR-TB,
TB/HIV and Shelter or safe space services.
 
Do you know about the UNHLM declaration: Yes

Specializations / Areas of Work

Advocacy
Civil Society and Community Engagement
Delivery of health services and care
Engaging political leaders and ensuring inclusive leadership
Funding, including innovative and optimized approach to funding TB Care
Provision of drugs, diagnostics and commodities
Research and Development
Technical Assistance
Working on Community, Rights and Gender (CRG)
Working on Key Populations related to TB

Other Organization Information

Total number of staff in your organization: 100 +
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 51 - 99
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 100 +
 
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: UHC Civil Society Engagement Mechanism
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Technical assistance and advice
 
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:
Raising awareness around National TB Services; access; control; and management of TB. Through working with 400 anti-TB Champions, we have linked 120 grassroots CBOs scattered over 4 countries (Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Burundi) and 277 TB clients to care.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Kenya
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
Algeria
Angola
Benin
Botswana
Burundi
Cameroon
Cape Verde
Central African Republic
Chad
Comoros
Congo
Cote d'Ivoire
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Djibouti
Egypt
Eritrea
Eswatini
Ethiopia
Gambia
Ghana
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Kenya
Lesotho
Liberia
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Madagascar
Malawi
Mali
Mauritania
Mauritius
Morocco
Mozambique
Namibia
Nigeria
Rwanda
Senegal
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Somalia
South Africa
South Sudan
Sudan
Togo
Uganda

Contribution

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 implement activities to strengthen UHC to TB care, control and management through: Advocacy, Communication and Social Mobilization (ACSM). We implement activities in areas where refugees reside within Nairobi and outside of it. We provide health promotion, working with media, patient-led activities and social
mobilization, political and national advocacy, TB education and awareness raising.

Drug-Resistant TB:
Part of the activities include ensuring adherence/ensuring completion of doses; case finding; and encouraging clients with MDR-TB to continue taking medication.

TB-HIV:
We integrate TB/HIV/Malaria prevention and Livelihood interventions.

Laboratory Strengthening:
Provide booking, transport and companionship while attending check-ups

New Diagnostics:
Part of advocacy teams to bring user prices down

New TB Drugs:
Engaged in drug access and use advocacy

New TB Vaccines:
Advocacy for vaccines

Fundamental Research:
We engage in research, case finding and provide reports on the activities we do to increase roll out of care to grassroots.

Research:
We have engaged in research methods whose reports have informed effective TB treatment and management .

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
None.

Application date: March 15, 2020
Last updated: September 15, 2021