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: 110

Projects with partnerships: 12 with NGOs, 25 with Governments, 8 with ILEP Members, 1 with 0s, 5 with Hospitals, 3 with s, 5 with Institutes

Area of project activity:

Number of countries with projects in: 15

Americas

Number of countries with projects in: 2

Countries (with total number of projects in brackets):

  • Bolivia (1)
  • Paraguay (1)

Africa

Number of countries with projects in: 8

Countries (with total number of projects in brackets):

  • Sierra Leone (1)
  • Nigeria (15)
  • Togo (4)
  • Tanzania (12)
  • Liberia (1)
  • Ethiopia (9)
  • Egypt (2)
  • Senegal (2)

Asia

Number of countries with projects in: 4

Countries (with total number of projects in brackets):

  • India (43)
  • Pakistan (12)
  • Nepal (6)
  • Yemen (1)

Number of countries with projects in: 1

Countries (with total number of projects in brackets):

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