GFATM Round - 6

For GFATM Round-6 Bridge is a sub-recipient for two components ACSM (Advocacy, Communication and Social Mobilization) and TB/HIV. The Principal Recipient (PR) for ACSM component is Mercy Corps and for TB/HIV is National TB Control Program (NTP).

ACSM Component

Bridge started implementing ACSM component in seven districts of Sindh from October 2007. Under the project component ACSM various activities are being conducted to enhance awareness and knowledge, to empower people suffering from TB and affected communities. (Advocacy, Communication and Social Mobilization) in seven project districts of province of Sindh i.e. Ghotki, Sanghar, Naushero Feroze, Dadu, Nawabshah, Tando Allah Yar and, Tando Muhammad Khan. Workshops are organized to train Journalists, Key Advocates, opinion leaders, NGOs, CBOs and Health Care Providers. Events are conducted to sensitize and educate general public. Such events include Stage theatres, Debate Competitions, Cricket/ Football Matches and etc. Through workshops during reporting period (July07-June08) 600 Journalists, 1437 NGOs/ CBOs and Community Leaders have been trained. Similarly 300 Lady Health Workers, Teachers and Social Workers, 1634 Health Care Providers and 1618 Key Advocates, Nazims, Counselors and Opinion Leaders have been trained. About 12317 people attended the community based events organized in all seven project districts. Community coalitions have been formed in all the seven project districts to involve local communities in TB prevention and control activities.

ACSM Component (Round - 6)

Objective 3:

To empower people with TB, and Communities (Advocacy, Communication and Social mobilization).

  1. Increased awareness, knowledge and self - efficacy towards TB care

  2. Supportive environment: Public and media and advocacy

  3. Social Mobilization: Building consensus and commitment

  4. Institutional strengthening and Capacity building

List of Field Offices established in Seven Districts of Sindh
  1. Bridge Consultants Foundation Near Police Station, Padidan Road, Naushero Feroze.
    Phone: 0242-535219, 0242-521387 Cell: 0300-3200308

  2. Bridge Consultants Foundation, Shahi Bazar, Opposite City Hotel, Ghotki.
    Phone: 0723-600418 Cell: 0300-2262658

  3. Bridge Consultants Foundation, Bhitai Printing Press, Thana Road Sanghar City.
    Phone: 0235-542182, Cell: 0333-2913588

  4. Bridge Consultants Foundation, Sujawal Road, Gulshan-e-Faiz Street Opp Dr. Salma Khowaja Clinic, TM Khan

  5. Bridge Consultants Foundation, 48, Bhanghar Colony, VIP road, Nawabshah.
    Phone: 0244-366255, Cell: 3337005596

  6. Bridge Consultants Foundation, Magsi Muhalla, Dadu

  7. Bridge Consultants Foundation Opposite YK Memorial Hospital Bukera Road Tando Allahyar

ACSM Component GFATM Round - 6

PR (Mercy Corps)
(SR Bridge)

Project Districts (Bridge)

  • Tando Allah Yar
  • Tando M.Khan
  • Sh: Benazirabad (Nawabshah)
  • Sanghar
  • Nausheroferoze
  • Ghotki
  • Dadu

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