Organisations

Stichting Van Tiel tot Tropen (TTT)

Netherlands

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Post box 443
4000AK Tiel

Provides funds and know-how to aid in self sufficiency. It does not encourage coming to industrialised countries for education or training, and therefore provides the means to participate in regional training programmes in Africa itself. Besides health education for the general public, their aim is to reach local health workers

Centre for International Co-operation & Appropriate Technology (CICAT)|Delft University of Technology

Netherlands

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PO Box 5048
Delft

Responsible for the promotion and coordination of the Delft University of Technology's efforts in the field of development cooperation. CICAT's main activities are associated with inter-institutional linkages in which different academic partners in the Netherlands cooperate with one or more research institutes abroad. CICAT can provide technical assistance with engineering activities, especially water management, sanitation and construction engineering. The focus of the Documentation Centre collection is on the technological aspects of development cooperation. The resource centre is open to the public

International Water and Sanitation Centre (IRC)

Netherlands

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Visiting address
Bezuidenhoutseweg 2
2594 AV The Hague
The Netherlands

Postal address
P.O. Box 82327
2508 EH The Hague
The Netherlands

IRC facilitates the creation, sharing and use of knowledge so that water and sanitation sector staff and organisations can better support poor men, women and children in developing countries to obtain water and sanitation services they will use and sustain. This is achieved by offering publications, training courses, advisory and education services, research and advocacy activities. IRC's library contains over 16,000 items, much of it is grey literature. The resources can be searched using the on-line database, which can be searched by subject, author, title, publisher, date and type of publication. It provides links to 1100 documents and Web pages on the Internet. Publications can be ordered online and some can be downloaded from the website.

WASTE: Advisors on Urban Environment and Development

Netherlands

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Nieuwehaven 201
2801 CN Gouda

WATE is a non-profit organisation for development projects in countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe. WASTE worls for organisations that aim at a sustainable improvement of the livnig conditions of the urban low-income population and of the urban environment in general

European Information Centre 'Aids and Youth'|Netherlands Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (NIGZ)

Netherlands

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PO Box 500
3440 AM Woerden

The EIC is committed to supporting HIV/AIDS prevention for youth in the European countries. The EIC highlights and responds to the specific needs of intermediaries working in the field of HIV/AIDS prevention and sexual health for young people. The EIC supports the improvement of collaboration between professionals, organisations and networlds in the field of HIV/AIDS prevention and sexual health for young people through facilitating exchange of information, experience, skills and expertise. The EIC resource centre is open to the public

Medisch Coördinatie Secretariaat

Netherlands

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Postbus 8506 3503
RM Utrecht

Consultancies: Monitoring and evaluation of health projects, programmes, HIV/AIDS programmes and related issues in developing countries. Promotion of accessible, affordable and appropriate health sources for the poor and marginalised people, for the handicapped and those living with HIV/AIDS. Advisory services for a number of Dutch donor agencies

European Project on AIDS and Mobility|Netherlands Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (NIGZ)

Netherlands

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PO Box 500
3440 AM Woerden

The Project has built up a network of organisations and individuals involved in AIDS prevention efforts aimed at mobile populations such as travellers, ethnic minorities and migrant communities. The Project's documentation centre is an important source of information for professionals in this field. The NIGZ resource centre is open to the public

Cordaid

Netherlands

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PO Box 16440
2500BK The Haag

Cordaid is one of the biggest international development organisations. Together with more than a thousand local organisations, Cordaid fights poverty and injustice in over forty countries throughout Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, Central and Eastern Europe and the Netherlands. Cordaid works to create a permanent healthy, liveable environment and sufficient income for poor and vulnerable groups in cities in developing countries. Particular attention is paid to women, young people, the elderly and refugees. Cordaid is working in the themes of health and care, peace and conflict, access to markets, quality of urban life, the rights and care of marginalised groups, and HIV/AIDS

Wemos Foundation

Netherlands

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PO Box 1693
1000 BR
Amsterdam

Wemos is an advocacy group, which aims to improve the health of men, women and children in developing countries by influencing international policy. They believe that international standards, legislation and agreements are necessary in protecting and promoting people's health in developing countries. Wemos follows five distinct strategies: lobbying, information gathering, cooperation with partners in the developing countries, cooperation with other organizations, and campaigning among Dutch healthcare professionals. In particular, Wemos looks at the impact that internatioanl policies and agreements have on the health of people in the developing world.

Bernard van Leer Foundation|Effectiveness Initiative

Netherlands

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Eisenhowerlaan 156
2517 KP
The Hague

The Effectiveness Initiative: In January 1999 the Bernard van Leer Foundation and partner organisations in the Consultative Group on Early Childhood Care and Development initiated a three year investigation known as the Effectiveness Initiative (EI). The overall goals within this effort are to investigate what makes an effective programme work, and to initiate an international dialogue on effectiveness that deepens our understanding of how to create and/or support effective programming for young children and families.
The EI effort is grounded in the in depth study of ten specific programmes. It is also designed to be a cross-site, cross-agency collaboration and exchange that stimulates on going dialogue about effective programming. Furthermore, it is designed to test the application of qualitative research methods, well tested in other development arenas, to the field of international ECD. The goals of this effort are two-fold: to gain deeper insights into what makes ECD programmes effective, and to activate international dialogue on effectiveness that takes us, as ECD professionals, beyond our present scant measures and indicators of programme success

Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen (KIT)|Royal Tropical Institute

Netherlands

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PO Box 1092 HA Amsterdam

The Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) is an independent centre of knowledge and expertise in the areas of international and intercultural cooperation. The aims of KIT are to contribute to sustainable development, poverty alleviation, and cultural preservation and exchange. Within the Netherlands, it seeks to promote interest in and support for these issues. KIT's goals are to maximise access to good quality health care in low and middle income countries; promote awareness through theatre, print publications, information dissemination and workshops; and to provide training in the Netherlands and abroad. KIT’s wide range of health-related activities are carried out by staff in the departments of Development Policy and Practice, Biomedical Research, Information and Library Services, KIT Publishers, Tropenmuseum and Tropentheater.
KIT is a core member of Share-Net, the Netherlands Network on Sexual & Reproductive Health and AIDS. Share-Net seeks to contribute to improving the international sexual and reproductive health and rights situation as well as the HIV/AIDS situation, guided by principles of human rights, equity and equality and empowerment. For further information see http://www.share-net.nl/