Organisations

Centre for the Development of People (CEDEP)

Ghana

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PO Box 5601
Kumasi

CEDEP's overall objectives are; To empower disadvantaged groups, community-based organisations and institutions to work for the rights of their members and ensure the recognition of their needs and capacities by the structures of authority. To sensitise critical actors in society to protect the rights of the marginalised and ensure the recognition of the needs and capabilities of the latter by the structures of authority. To enhance women's ability to improve the quality of their lives through participatory decision-making, access to and control of resources, skills and benefits. To improve the quality of life of the youth through the aquisition of relevant skills and knowledge to enable them to make informed decisions in economic and social matters. To enter into partnership and joint ventures with identifiable organisations for mutual socio-economic benefit. To develop a strong network with other organisations in order to influence macro socio-economic policy

Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana (PPAG)

Ghana

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PO Box 5756
Accra - North

The aim is for Ghana to become a country in which the youth are well informed about sexual and reproductive issues and can confidently exercise their right of choice of Sexual and Reproductive Health services without fear and/or any obstacle from any sector of the society The resource centre is open to the public

National Council on Women and Development (NCWD)

Ghana

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P O Box 304
Sekondi

NCWD's objectives are to advise the government on all matters relating to the full integration of women into national development; to serve as the official national body liasing with national and international organisations on matters relating to the status of women; and to collect and disseminate information relating to gender and development and to undertake and encourage intervention work regarding gender issues. The resource centre is open to the public

National Council on Women and Development (NCWD)

Ghana

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PO Box 38
Kumasi

NCWD's goal is to promote the advancement of women in Ghana by enhancing women's participation in development and in the long run to eliminate inequality between the sexes, thereby raising the standard of living on a broad national basis. The NCWD resoucrce centre is open to the public

Developing Countries Health Radio Network

Ghana

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HP667
Ho
Volta Region

Aims to provide primary medical care in conjunction with epidemic prevention services to youth, mothers, the elderly and children under five; to identify health service delivery problems through situation analysis studies and other diagnostic approaches and disseminating such information nationwide; and to train community health workers to take primary health care to rural communities. Its resource centre is not open to the public

Youth Development Foundation (YDF)

Ghana

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PO Box 4941
Kumasi

YDF was started by young people at the University of Ghana. It is aimed at young people between the ages of 10 and 24, especially out of school children and street youth in urban and rural areas. It works in the area of population, family life and reproductive health, environmental issues and skills training. It has 11 projects in West Africa, setting up youth centres in rural areas particulary aimed at out of school youth and providing reproductive health information. The resource centre is open to the public.

Ghana Red Cross Society (GRCS)

Ghana

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PO Box 3198
Accra

Aims to alleviate human suffering through providing relief to disaster victims and assisting communities to prevent disasters; improving the lives of the most vulnerable through programmes, services and advocacy; and protecting the environment through tree planting, sanitation and environmental programmes

GTZ Regional AIDS Programme for Africa (GTZ - RAPA)

Ghana

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PO Box 9698 KIA
North Labone, Accra

Aims & Objectives: To promote the integration of HIV/AIDS activities in GTZ projects in Africa To contribute to the international partnership against AIDS in Africa (c/o UNAIDS) To share information and documentation with partners