Organisations

Baby Milk Action (BMA)

UK

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23 St Andrew's St
Cambridge CB1 3AX

BMA aims to save infant lives and to end the avoidable suffering caused by inappropriate marketing policies and practices of the baby feeding industry and by ensuring that mothers and infants worldwide are effectively represented wherever decisions affecting infant feeding are made

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.

Disability Studies Unit (DSU)

Sri Lanka

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Faculty of Medicine
University of Kelaniya
PO Box 06
Ragama

DSU's aims and objectives are to promote CBR internationally and in Sri Lanka through education, research and disemination of information. DSU has disabled staff. DSU has a resource centre which is open to the public and an enquiry service which is accessible by letter or telephone. It also facilitates the training of speech and language therapists and conducts research on disability issues.

Save the Children UK, South East and East Asia Regional Office

Singapore

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352 Tanglin Road
Tanglin International Centre
#03-01 Strathmore Building
Singapore 247671

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. STC work to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. STC make sure that children affected by floods, famines, earthquakes and armed conflict get life-saving medical aid, shelter, food and water. They safeguard children and help reunite separated families. They also help children recover from crises by providing emotional support and safe places to learn and play. STC is a global leader in improving children’s health and strengthening community-based health systems. Through supporting programmes that promote learning in school and in the community, STC are able to influence global and national policy to improve children’s access to education. STC also help to ensure that children are safe and protected.