Nepal Anti Tuberculosis Association (NATA) is a non-governmental, non-profit making social voluntary organization established in 1953 A.D. with a view to promoting tuberculosis control program through raising public awareness and adopting preventive and curative measures.
NATA is registered with District Administration Office in Kathmandu. NATA is affiliated to International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) and Social Welfare Council (SWC), Nepal. It is also one of the prominent members of the South East Asian Region (SEAR).
NATA has a long history of close coordination and collaboration with National Tuberculosis Programme (NTP), ministry of health as one of the oldest key partners. NATA has been playing an active role in controlling TB to the best of its capacity by expanding and making its preventive and curative services more effective in line with national policies and strategies through mobilization of its 35 district branches and active volunteers in close coordination and co-operation with various local, national and international organizations.
Vision: TB free Nepal
Mission: Promote health of people ensuring quality service and rights in prevention and cure of TB and other infectious diseases related to lungs and HIV
To reduce mortality, morbidity and transmission of TB until it is no longer a public health problem.
The key objectives are :