Organisations

Association of Health Information and Libraries in Africa (AHILA)

Senegal

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BP 5270 Dakar-Fann

AHILA is a professional association founded in 1984 with now 46 country members and many partners and collaborators worldwide. It aims to improve the provision of up-to-date and relevant information to health and medical workers in Africa; encourage the professional development of librarianship; promote the development of resource-sharing and exchange of experiences and information among African health information professionals; and promote the development, standardisation, and exchange of national databases of medical and health literature produced in the African countries in the form of an African Index Medicus

Basic Support for Institutionalizing Child Support (BASICS)

Senegal

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VDN X Route du font de Tene
PO Box 3746
Dakar

Key goals for BASIC II are to achieve increased use of effective, improved and sustainable child health interventions and improving infant and child health and nutrition and reducing infant and child mortality. The resource centre is open to the public. The BASICS II website provides on-line access to electronic documents produced by BASICS and its partners

Reseau Africain pour le Developpement Integre (RADI)

Senegal

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P O Box 12085
Dakar

The aims and objectives of RADI are to promote development are to promote development at local and national levels, to help grassroots organisations to improve the efficiency of their activities. RADI also promotes the exchange of experience between local organisations in order to reinforce their capability. The RADI resource centre is open to the public

African Council of AIDS Service Organisations (AFRICASO)

Senegal

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B P 3370
54 Rue Carnot
Dakar

Aims to strengthen and network among organisations and groups working on HIV/AIDS at the national and regional levels; advocate for the interests of communittes and community-based organisations working on HIV/AIDS and to promote the development of the capacity of the AIDS service organisations to lobby for their interests; and exchange and facilitate the sharing of appropriate, practical and timely information in HIV/AIDS with and among organisations working onHIV/AIDS in Africa. The resource centre is open to the public

ENDA

Senegal

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BP 3370
54 Rue Carnot
Dakar

The ENDA Centre is involved in a variety of different projects including; animal traction for water pumping, the use of animal and vegetable waste and oil presses. Runs an AIDS/HIV enquiry service for francophone Africa and is a key networking point for ICASO in West Africa.