About us


Organization Introduction 

JANTRA is a non-profitable, public service-oriented non-government organization; JANTRA is affiliated with Research Institute of Tuberculosis/Japan Anti-Tuberculosis Association. JANTRA is leading and pioneer NGO in the field of Tuberculosis Care especially in Urban and hard to reach areas of Nepal. Primary beneficiaries of the JANTRA is urban poor, marginalizes, deprived, underserved and deprived population who are living far from the health service accessibility.


To franchise in the prevention/control of Tuberculosis, Public Health and Social Development issues in Nepal.

Thematic Working Areas;

  • Policy and Advocacy at all level
  • Community System Strengthening (CSS)
  • Knowledge Management
  • Partnership and networking (Nationally and Internationally)

Our Steps for………..

Our objectives and action encompasses:

  • To enhance collaboration between TB patients, civil society organizations, Research Institutions, Universities, government agencies
  • To help to care and support for those who are infected and affected by Tuberculosis, for the purpose of controlling all forms of TB (TB, DR, TB/HIV)
  • To reduce stigma and discrimination related with TB and its co-infection
  • To improve community health through designing innovative models and its effective implementation up to grassroots level by knowing the local context


JANTRA has encompasses following strategies to implement program in field level to make program activities efficient and effective. Similarly, staff members of JANTRA fully consider the value of penny and how to transfer effort towards results;

  • Operational mobilization of community and stakeholders
  • Partnership and networking for collaborative initiation and resource sharing
  • Result based advocacy
  • Consistent IEC/BCC to change practice and behavior of target population
  • Strengthen local formal and informal health institutions to enhanced quality health service
  • Sharing best practices and knowledge management

What we are doing…………..?

Programme Partner Thematic areas Project sites
Urban TB Control RIT/JATATB CareKathmandu
TB and DM survey

(Second Phase research under process)

NCGM/NTCResearchKathmandu Valley
TB REACH Project

(WAVE 4 extension)

WHO/Stop TB PartnershipActive Case FindingKathmandu Valley
Post Disaster Recovery TB Project




Early case detectionKathmandu, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur, Sindhupalchowk