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Organization Contact Information

Name: Action for Disadvantaged People
Street 1: P.O.BOX 22598
Street 2: Kagoma Bombo Road
City: Kampala
Province: Central
Post Code: 041
Country: Uganda
Phone: +256772533676
Organization Email:
Web Site:
Other Online Presence: n/a

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: George
Last Name: Ntambi
Title: Executive Director
Phone: +256772533676

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Jessica
Last Name: Nasuuna
Title: Programs Director
Phone: +256752950396

General Information

Board Constituency: None
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
If yes, please enter your registration number: INDR7174538NB
Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Other Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
Organization Description:
Action for the Disadvantaged People (ACDIPE) is a voluntary Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) that has been in forefront of saving lives of children with cardiovascular heart disease and other illness since 2007.Started by 5 members with a mission "To contribute to a process of Giving hope to orphans, vulnerable children and other disadvantaged people by facilitating to acquire knowledge and skills required to make them self reliant".
The organisation operates programmes based on direct response to real needs within the local community and to support the fundamental needs and rights of children and orphaned affected by HIV/AIDS.
• Treatment Support for heart patients
• HIV/AIDS education to prevent further spread of the virus
• Counseling people living with HIV/AIDS and their families
• Social support to mitigate the impact of HIV/AIDS on families through supporting orphans and vulnerable children.
• Awareness, care and support of cardiovascular diseases
• Advocacy and Networking to promote and protect the rights of patients
.We are interested in receiving updates in the management of TB which common with Heart Patients
.To participate in the advocacy of TB Elimination
.To share ACDIPE experience in TB Management with other service providers,program designers and policy makers
.We need to capacity our staff with updated information
Do you know about the UNHLM declaration: Yes

Specializations / Areas of Work

Civil Society and Community Engagement
Delivery of health services and care

Other Organization Information

Total number of staff in your organization: 6 - 10
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: 11 - 25
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Internet search
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who: n/a
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:

ACDIPE mobilise and sensitize the public/community about TB control and elimination

Uganda Heart Institute screens patients and refer them to ACDIPE where they receive support.
ACDIPE Participates in distributing STOP TB advocacy messages.

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Unknown
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:
TASO carries out advocacy for TB Elimination and availability of drugs at national and community levels in uganda

ACDIPE Monitors patients administration of drugs given to patients at their homes
ACDIPE supports and care for screened TB patients from Uganda Heart Institute in Uganda
ACDIPE Distributes IEC materials in the community and carries out TB campaigns in the community


Declaration of interests:
I declare that i have no conflict of interest in any way in my contribution to the elimination of TB

Application date: May 7, 2020
Last updated: May 7, 2020