Organisations

Planned Parenthood Association of Thailand (PPAT)

Thailand
English

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8 Soi Vibhavadi-Rangsit 44
Ladyao
Chatuchak
Bangkok 10900

PPAT's objectives are to provide information, guidance, counselling, education and training about family planning, reproductive/sexual health, sex education, family life education, empowerment of women and quality of life development for the general public and more specifically its target groups. It also aims to stimulate and promote the individual's responsibility toward their families in order to improve the quality of life of each family and community, and the country as a whole. It has a network of 7 clinics. The resource centre is open to the public

Rural Outreach

Thailand
English

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PO Box 97
Udon Thani 41000

The Rural Outreach provides education about HIV/AIDS and sexual/reproductive health for rural housewives, youth and parents. Aims to improve understanding of relationships within the family, how to prevent HIV/AIDS and how to protect oneself from contracting HIV

Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH)

Thailand
English

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37/1 Soi Petchburi 15
Petchburi Rd
Bangkok 10400

PATH is an international NGO dedicated to improving health and family planning services in developing countries by the development, adaptation and production of appropriate technological and communication materials. PATH directs an HIV/AIDS education and prevention project for Injecting drug users. It is also developing HIV/AIDS counselling material and workshops for all sectors of society. PATH finances the development of locally produced contraceptives and new testing technology. The resource centre is not open to the public

Life Development Centre (LDC)

Thailand
English

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PO Box 300
Chiangmai 50000

The project aims to provide young people from hill tribes with education and information concerning HIV/AIDS prevention to prepare them for when they migrate to cities looking for employment. LDC is a member of the Northern-Thai/Australia Prevention on AIDS and Care Programme

Foundation for the Employment Promotion of the Blind (FEPB)

Thailand
English

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2218/86 Chan Road
Chongnontri, Yannawa
Bangkok 10120

FEPB has been established for the purpose of training blind people for various jobs. Blind men and women from throughout the country come to the foundation for the following training courses: trditional Thai massage; braille; mobility and orientation skills, computer operation; music; and astrology. It also cooperates with the non-formal education department and vocational department of the Ministry of Education providing special courses. The FEPB resource centre is open to the public

Women's Education for Advancement & Empowerment (WEAVE)

Thailand
English

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PO Box 58
Chiang Mai University
Chiang Mai 50202

WEAVE has a vision of empowering indigenous women - that is, displaced women and children from Burma - and supporting their needs and basic human rights. These rights include the right to education, the right to a livelihood and the right to health care. Through the use of appropriate technology, training, education and the promotion of independent action, WEAVE encourages women to play a leading role in improving the health and well-being of themselves and their families. One of WEAVE's programmes is the Primary Health Care Programme, which includes training of health care workers in maternal and child health, essential skills training for traditional birth attendants and child development of health education materials on topics such as HIV/AIDS and family planning

CARE Raks Thai Foundation (CARE/RTF)

Thailand
English

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185 Phaholyothin 11
PO Box 19
Bangkok 10400

CARE/RTF aim to promote livelihood of households in poor/disadvantaged communities, through partnerships or diect implementation of programmes in the areas of health/HIV/AIDS, natural resources management and education

Asia Training Centre On Ageing (ATCOA)

Thailand
English

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Faculty of Nursing
Chiang Mai University
Chinag Mai

ATCOA aim to provide and promote training to improve the level of knowledge, skills, attitude, and effectiveness of organisations of older people as well as those working with and for older people in order to raise their quality of life. The ATCOA resource centre is open to the public

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