Organisations

GOAL UK

UK

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7 Hanson Street
London
W1W 6TE

GOAL is an international relief and developent agency dedicated to alleviating the suffering of the poorest of the poor in the developing world. GOAL believes that every human being has the right to the fundamentals of life ie fod, water, shelter, literacy and medical attention

World Vision Uganda (WVU)

Uganda

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PO Box 5319
Kampala

This is a Christian, development and child care agency. It believes that all development is integral to improving the well-being of children. Its aims are to contribute to the reduction of infant and maternal mortality rates through community-based programmes and empowerment of the beneficiaries; to improve water and sanitation; to increase education rates; to improve agriculture and the environment and to assist in the development of midro-enterprises. It s resource centre is not open to the public, but it is planned that in the future it will be

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

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

Community Development Unit of Bethesda Hospital

Indonesia

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Jl. Jend. Sudirman 70
Yogyakarta 55224

Goal: CD Bethesda will work in the community for 7-10 years. During this time the community will understand their problem and root of the problem structurally and functionally. Indicator: a decrease of IMR, incidence of disease along with increase in income and establishment of the community based resourse strategey system

Gabriela - Department of Women's Health and Services

Philippines

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PO Box 4386
Manila 2800

Gabriela is an umbrella organisation which campaigns for women and children's issues. It is primarily an advocay group which consists of professional women. They are involved in HIV primarily from a health perspective, especially that of prevention and care. Resource Centre is open to the public

Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Assistance (OCHA)

Switzerland

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Palais des Nations
Geneva 10
CH1211

OCHA's mission is to mobilise and coordinate the collective efforts of the international community, in particular those of the UN system, to meet in a coherent and timely manner, the needs of those exposed to human suffering and material destruction in disaster and emergencies. This involves reducing vulnerability, promoting solutions to the root causes and facilitating the smooth transition from relief to rehabliltation and development

Union of Palestinian Medical Relief Committees (UPMRC)

Palestine

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PO Box 51483
Jerusalem

A grassroots community-based Palestinian health organisation. It seeks to supplement the decayed and inadequate health infrastructure caused by years of Israeli military occupation. Its mission is to improve the overall physical, mental and social well-being of Palestinians regardless of racial, political, social, economic, or religious status. Its national health programs emphasise prevention, education, community participation and the improvement of the individual. Its resource centre is open to the public

Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP)

UK

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33A Islington Park Street
London N1 1QB

MAP works with partners in Palestine and countries hosting Palestinian refugeees to improve the health of Palestinians and disadvantaged communities in host countries. MAP delivers training projects for health personnel as well as health promotion and health service delivery in community based projects. MAP also assists in emergencies and with the rehabilitation of health infrastructure. The MAP resource centre is open to the public

Tearfund

UK

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100 Church Road
Teddington
Middlesex
TW11 8QE

Tearfund is a Christian international relief and development agency with more than 40 years' experience. We work with partners and the local church across the world to tackle the complex challenges of poverty. Tearfund is recognised as a leader in its work, integrating community development, disaster response and recovery, disaster risk reduction and advocacy.  Tearfund works in more than 50 countries worldwide, in partnership with communities, churches and local organisations to overcome poverty and injustice. 

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