Organisations

International Family Health (IFH)

UK

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40 Adler Street
London E1 1EE

IFH aims to improve the sexual and reproductive health of disadvantaged people in resource-poor settings, based on the principles of empowering women and men to make informed choices about their sexual and reproductive health; meeting unmet needs; increasing access to integrated and high quality services; gender equity; and diversity of families

Education for Development

UK

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Building 33, University of Reading
London Road
Reading RG1 5AQ

At the request of partner organisations, Education for Development has worked in Africa, Asia and Europe. It offers training, research and consultancy in education and training for adults in literacy, agriculture, multimedia, organisations and small business development. Its core areas of work are within 'non-formal education and training. Providing flexible and context-sensitive services at the request of partner organisations, firmly rooted in commuity partnerships and ownership'. Central to its work is the disssemination and sharing of good practice from its experience as a northern NGO

International Foundation for Dermatology (IFD)

UK

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44 London Road
Oxford OX3 7PD

Principal aims: to inprove dermatologic care (skin care) in rural areas of developing countries; Toteach auxiliary health care workers. They have two models: a two-year university diploma & training over a few days for health care workers. They assist in the establishment of Regional Dermatological Training Centers, all purpose basic facilities which serve large rural populations. The agenda includes the management of skin diseases. STDs, HIV/AIDS, leprosy, skin wounds, burns, ulcerations and disfigurement due to skin failure. The resource centre is open to the public upon demand

IMPACT

UK

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151 Western Road
Haywards Heath
West Sussex RH16 3LH

Impact's aim is that no-one should become disabled through disease, lack of knowledge or shortage of medical services. With effective delivery of today's know-how, it believes that, given the will and resources, it should be possible to reduce by one third the incidence of avoidable disability in developing countries, while at the same time helping to break the link between ageing and disability in industrialised countries like their own

European Forum on HIV, Children, Young People and Families

UK

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111-117 Lancaster Road
London

This is a multi disciplinary network of 13 collaborating centres in Europe. It includes NGOs, professionals, oung people and government agencies. It promotes the rights and needs and views of children and families. It operates within the UNCRC framework. It provides information, newsletters (5 languages) and bulletins. It conducts inter-country studies and projects on good practice,training and consultancy. It also organises seminars and conferences. Resource centre available on request.

Development Bookshop

UK

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c/o ITDG Publishing
Bourton Hall
Bourton-on-Dunsmore
Rugby, Warwickshire CV23 9QZ

DevelopmentBookshop.com is operated by Practical Action Publishing (the new trading name for Intermediate Technology Publications Ltd.) and offers a wide range of titles on international development and related issues from Practical Action Publishing and other publishers. Publishes a range of practical manuals, directories, bibliographies, case studies and three journals

African Books Collective (ABC)

UK

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PO Box 721
Oxford OX1 9EN

African Books Collective, founded, owned and governed by African publishers, seeks to strengthen indigenous African publishing through collective action and to increase the visibility and accessibility of the wealth of African scholarship and culture. ABC markets and distributes African published books globally outside Africa, and publishes resource material for African book and publishing communities. ABC stocks largely English language titles in 56 subject disciplines, including health and development. Some 150 new titles are added each year. There is an emphasis on scholarly and academic books, literature, and general culture titles. There are a small number of children’s titles in Swahili, and some titles in French.

National Childbirth Trust (NCT)

UK

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239 Shawbridge Street
Glasgow G43 1QN

The National Childbirth Trust is a selfhelp organisation based in the UK and primarily aimed at UK parents. Offers childbirth classes and breastfeeding advice. It also publishes and distributes books and information resources that can be adapted for the information needs of parents in developing countries. Topics covered include: pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, early days, parenthood. Publications can be ordered via the website.

International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

UK

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3 Endsleigh Street
London WC1H ODD

IIED is an international policy research institute and non governmental body working for more sustainable and equitable global development. Its key interests and activities focus around natural resources, climate changes, human settlements, sustainable markets and governance. Publishes widely on environmental and development issues and many IIED publications are available to download free of charge. Alternatively, they can be requested through their online bookshop, Earthprint on: http://www.earthprint.com/show.htm

The Africa Book Centre

UK

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38 King Street
London WC2E 8JT

The Africa Book Centre Limited was founded on 1 April 1989 to provide books and music from and about the continent of Africa. They ship to most countries in the world (see terms and conditions). The emphasis is on post-colonial and current culture and society. Includes African languages and linguistics, and children's books and music. Currently is operating solely as a mail order bookseller

Midirs

UK

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9 Elmdale Road
Clifton
Bristol BS8 1SL

MIDIRS supports midwives efforts to keep up to date with knowledge and current practicea through its publications, workshops and a range of information services. Topics include, adolescents, breastfeeding, cancer, neonatal care, postnatal care and pregnancy. Publications can be purchased online at http://www.midirs.org/mshop/shprod.nsf/welcome?openform

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