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Health Complex,
16-K, Gulberg III,
Lahore, Pakistan.

The Global Fund The Union (IUATLD) National TB Control Program (NTP) STOP TB Partnership

Pakistan Anti TB Association is constituent member of The Union with Constituent Membership No CU-0458.

It is a great honor for Pakistan Anti TB Association that South East Asian Region of The Union nominated Mr. Chaudhary Muhammad Nawaz - President PATA to represent the region in Board of Directors of The Union. All the member countries of The Union unanimously elected Ch. M. Nawaz to represent SEAR as member Board of Directors. Ch. M. Nawaz is also General Secretary of SEAR Region of The Union and was elected President of Eastern Region of The Union from 2003-2005, he also has participated in a number International Conferences of The Union.

It was great achievement on part of Ch. M. Nawaz, President, Pakistan Anti TB Association as President of IUATLD-ER that in 2005, PATA successfully organized 23rd IUATLD-ER International Conference on Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases at historic city of Lahore in collaboration with Pakistan Chest Society and National TB Control Program, Govt. of Pakistan.

Like other Stop TB partners, IUATLD-SEAR also realized the importance of Behavior Change Communication (BCC) and community mobilization activities through a coherent Advocacy Communication and Social Mobilization (ACSM) strategy for effectve region-wide implementation of DOTS program to achieve the desired targets.

Keeping in view the emerging need for ACSM, PATA planned to organize an International ACSM Workshop on 1-3 September, 2007 in Lahore, which proved to be a grand and historic success for PATA.