DAHW (German Leprosy and Tuberculosis Relief Association)


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Founded: 1957 - Number of staff: 51

According to its Constitution, DAHW’s task is to initiate and support leprosy and tuberculosis control activities. • To initiate and support Buruli ulcer control activities • To foster medical and social rehabilitation • To support community-based rehabilitation programmes • To support research in leprosy and tuberculosis • To support training activities in leprosy and tuberculosis • To support control activities of neglected tropical diseases • Medical and social support for people affected by neglected tropical diseases • To promote health education and information • And to support public awareness campaigns. DAHW is networking with national and international bodies that are involved in political, medical, and social co-operation with developing countries.

Contact information

Raiffeisenstrasse 3, 97080 Würzburg, Germany,

http://www.dahw.de

+49/931 79 480

+49/931 79 48 160

info@dahw.de

Board members

Staff

Chair: Jürgen Jakobs

Deputy Chair: Dr. Christof Potschka

Managing Director: Mr Burkard Kömm

Deputy Managing Director, Medical and Social Projects: Mr Jürgen Ehrmann

Deputy Managing Director, Public Relations and Fundraising: Mr Harald Meyer-Porzky

Projects

Total number of projects: 42

Projects with partnerships: 1 with s, 1 with ILEP Members, 1 with An International Health NGOs, 1 with A Local Community / Welfare Organisations

Area of project activity:

Number of countries with projects in: 19

Africa

Number of countries with projects in: 10

Countries (with total number of projects in brackets):

  • Ethiopia (6)
  • Sierra Leone (1)
  • Uganda (1)
  • Tanzania (5)
  • South Sudan (1)
  • Liberia (3)
  • Senegal (2)
  • Nigeria (1)
  • Togo (2)
  • Sudan (1)

Asia

Number of countries with projects in: 4

Countries (with total number of projects in brackets):

  • India (8)
  • Bhutan (1)
  • Afghanistan (2)
  • Pakistan (3)

South America

Number of countries with projects in: 4

Countries (with total number of projects in brackets):

  • Paraguay (1)
  • Bolivia (1)
  • Brazil (1)
  • Colombia (1)

Middle East

Number of countries with projects in: 1

Countries (with total number of projects in brackets):

  • Yemen (1)
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