Organisations

Comite de Coordination des Actions des ONG (CCA-ONG)

Mali

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BPE 3216
Bamako

Its objectives are to contribute to the socio-economic development of Mali through the coordination of NGO activities; to increase the capacity of NGO members: to create a favourable environment of NGO activities; to develop relations between NGOs and other partners working for development; and encourage local developmnet initiatives. The resource centre is open to the public

National Health Learning Materials Centre (NHLMC)

Ghana

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PO Box 1908
Kumasi

The centre is an institution under the Human Resource Development Division of the Ministry of Health. It is targetted to produce and distribute health learning materials to healthcare workers and students. It also aims to set up viable resource centres in health training institutions and other institutions within the health ministry; and train and update resource officers in other resource centres. Their resource centre is open to the public

Tanzania Media Women's Association (TAMWA)

Tanzania

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P O Box 8981
Dar es Salaam

Visited Oct 94
Aims to use the media to sensitise society on gender issues, to advocate and lobby for policy and legal changes which promote human rights of women and children, and ultimately to break free of gender violence. The resource centre is not open to the public

The AIDS Support Organization (TASO)

Uganda

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PO Box 10443
Kampala

TASO aims to contribute to the reduction of HIV incidence and promote the quality of life of people living with HIV/AIDS in Uganda..Its objectives are to offer counselling to PLAs and their families; to train counsellors for TASO and other organisations; to build and supprot community-based efforts to respond ot the HIV epidemic; to complement government medical services in the treatment of opportunistic infections; to minimise illnesses associated HIV infection; and to promote positive attitudes toards PLAs. Their resource centre is open to the public

Institute of Cultural Affairs- Middle East and North Africa (ICA-MENA)

Egypt

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P O Box 23
Maadi
Cairo

ICA's mission as a development organisation is to improve the quality of life of community groups through the mobilisation of their potential in order to build a dynamic society that is aware of its assets and opportunities and capable of interacting with and affecting change. Their resource centre is open to the public

Population Concern

UK

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Studio 325, Highgate Studios
53-79 Highgate Road
London NW5 1TL

Works for the improvement of the quality of life worldwide by advancing the right of all people (with an emphasis on women and young people) to exercise free and informed reproductive health choices, and to have access to confidential family planning and sexual and reproductive health services

International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE)

France

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2 rue Auguste Comte
92170 Vanves

The IUHPE mission is to promote global health and to contribute to the achievement of equality in health between and within the countries of the world. The IUPHE fulfils its mission by building and operating an independent, global, professional network of individuals and institutions to encourage the free exchange of ideas, knowledge, know-how, experiences, and the development of relevant collaboration projects, both at global and regional levels

International Federation of Anti-Leprosy Associations (ILEP)

Switzerland

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International Federation of Anti-Leprosy Associations
Avenue de France, 23
1202 Geneva
Switzerland

ILEP members support medical, scientific, social and humanitarian activities throughout the world to cure and rehabilitate people affected by leprosy and to prevent and eventually eradicate the disease. Almost half of all new leprosy cases detected each year are found in members' programmes. Between them ILEP members contribute an annual budget of $US60 million to anti-leprosy work, funding more than a thousand projects in 97 countries

AIDS Programs of the National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC)

USA

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1931, 13th Street NW
Washington DC 20009-4432

NMAC aims to develop leadership of colour within communities to address the challenges of HIV/AIDS. NMAC's Public Policy Division works to promote sound national HIV/AIDS, health and social policies that are responsive to the needs of the diverse communities impacted by HIV/AIDS. The technical assistance team conduct individual, on-site Community Based Organization (CBO) management and organizational needs assessments in order to support long-term organizational health of front-line AIDS service organizations. They provides in-depth training and conferences opportunities to AIDS service organizations across the country, and produce publications including a quarterly newsletter, NMAC Lifeline. The resource centre is not open to the public

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