Organisations

DCPB Overseas Support and Training

UK

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The Southern General Hospital
1345 Govan Road
Glasgow G4 5TF
Scotland
UK

The Department for Clinical Physics and Bioengineering (DCPB) is part of the UK National Health Service

Tearfund

UK

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100 Church Road
Teddington
Middlesex TW11 8QE

Tearfund is a Christian relief and development agency working to see millions of people released from material and spiritual poverty through a network of local churches. Over the last 40 years, we have been gathering knowledge and sharing it with those who want to see poverty reduced and justice restored across the world. 

Tearfund resources are available to download free of charge including training materials, case studies, international magazine Footsteps and more. 

The Learning Zone Provides resources, case studies and advice for grassroots church and development workers and development professionals, and in-depth analysis for policymakers.

Working Group on Early Childhood Development|Association for the Development of Education in Africa

Mozambique

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Royal Netherlands Embassy
PO Box 1163
Maputo

The Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) is a partnership between African ministers of education and their international partners. It provides a platform for exchange and dialogue on issues that affect the development of education in Africa. Much of ADEA’s work is carried out through a number of working groups formed round these issues. The Working group on Early Childhood Development (WGECD) was set up in 1996 with the aim of encouraging and supporting national governments in Africa to commit to and invest in ECD. The WGECD organised the conference on early childhood development in Accra in Ghana in 2005, entitled ' to advance the development of early childhood in Africa'. The main goals were to (i) ensure effective caring practices within the family and the community, (ii) ensure access to quality basic services and (iii) ensure a supportive policy environment

Children First

South Africa

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2201/4 Commercial City
40 Commercial Road
Durban 4000

Children First is committed to presenting African perspectives on the situation of children in South Africa and Africa. In addition to producing the newsletter ChildrenFIRST Children First has also created the space for children to be heard through specially convened Children's Voices workshops. It is also involved in a number of networks in the children's sector be they for the purposes of lobbying, advocacy, policy discussions, or the sharing of experiences and knowledge

Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA)

France

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7-9 rue Eugène-Delacroix
75116 Paris

ADEA is a network of partners promoting the development of effective education policies based on African leadership and ownership. ADEA is a network of African Ministries of Education, Development Agencies, education specialists and researchers, and NGOs active in education. Its mission is to: promote dialogue and partnerships; develop consensus on policy issues facing education in Africa; reinforce African Ministries' capacities to develop, manage, and implement education policies; promote the sharing of experiences and successful strategies; and promote nationally-driven education policies, projects, and programs

HIV/AIDS and Food Security|Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Italy

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Viale delle Terme di Caracalla
00100 Rome

FAO's mandate to improve nutrition and food security, sustainable agriculture and rural development has lead it to work on developing a comprehensive HIV and AIDS strategy for the agriculture sector. FAO's efforts in policy development, advocacy, training and capacity-building relating to HIV and AIDS focus on mitigating the impact of and preventing HIV and AIDS. It monitors the impact of HIV and AIDS on food security and supports member countries in their efforts to prevent the worsening of the epidemic and to mitigate its negative effects on food security and nutrition. All of its technical departments, as well as some regional and sub-regional offices are developing relevant activities in their own areas of work. In the 'HIV and Food Security' website, the 'Responses' section includes a page on mainstreaming HIV and AIDS, with useful links: http://www.fao.org/hivaids/responses/mainstream_en.htm

UN Enable (formerly: UN Global Programme on Disability)

USA

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United Nations Enable
Secretariat for the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Department of Economic and Social Affairs
United Nations, S-2906
New York, NY 10017

UN Enable works to advance the rights of persons with disabilities in society and development, through key global instruments such as the World Programme of Action concerning Disabled Persons (1982), the Standard Rules on Equalization of Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities (1994) and the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (2006), as well as other relevant human rights and development instruments.

 

 

Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development

Uganda

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Plot 2, Simbamanyo House
P.O.Box 7136 George St,
Kampala, Uganda

The History of the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development is derived from its mandate as of the 1995 Constitution of the Republic of Uganda, Chapters 4 and 16 which is to: “empower communities to harness their potential through skills development, Labour productivity and cultural growth.” The constitution advocates for protection and promotion of fundamental rights of the poor and other vulnerable groups as well as institutions of traditional or cultural leaders.

 

The Ministry’s mandate is to empower communities to harness their potential through cultural growth, skills development and Labour productivity for sustainable and gender responsive development.

The mission is promotion of gender equality, labour administration, social protection and transformation of communities.

The vision is a better standard of living, equality and social cohesion,  especially for poor and vulnerable groups in Uganda.

 

The Sector Strategic Objectives are:

-To empower communities to appreciate, access, participate in, manage and demand accountability in public and community based initiatives;

-To protect vulnerable persons from deprivation and livelihood risks;

-To create an enabling environment for increasing employment opportunities and productivity for Improved livelihoods and social security for all, especially the poor and vulnerable;

-To ensure that issues of inequality and exclusion in access to services across all sectors and at all levels are addressed; and

-To improve performance of SD institutions to coordinate and implement the SDIP at various levels.

Ministry of Health and Child Care

Zimbabwe

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The Permanent Secretary
Kaguvi Building, 4th Floor
Central Avenue (Between 4 th and 5 th Street)
Harare

Postal Address Box CY 1122
Causeway
Harare

The overall purpose of the Ministry of Health and Child Care is to promote the health and quality of life of the people of Zimbabwe. In pursuing this, the Ministry of Health and Child Care is committed to: Equity; Primary Health Care; Priority Health Issues; Quality Programmes; and Health Promotion. In summary the Ministry of Health and Child Care aims: To keep as many people as possible in good Health in the Community; To provide appropriate quality services for those needing care in the community; To high quality hospital services at the appropriate level for those few requiring that form of treatment and care.

Foundation for Comparative Research

Austria

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Schottenfeldgasse 69
1070 Vienna

Created in 2003 to undertake comparative social science research. Focus is predominantly on policy analysis and science-policy. The main focus is on Europe and it’s neighbours with the main aim being the advancement of democracy. For its research work, the ICCR employs applied, multi-disciplinary and comparative approaches, with Europe defining the geographical scope. Based in Vienna, Austria, with a liaison office in Paris, its scope of activities covers the whole of Europe and beyond. Among it's clients are the European Commission and the Deutscher Bundestag.

Women Enabled International, Inc.

USA

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Women Enabled International, Inc.
1875 Connecticut Ave NW, 10th Floor
Washingon D.C. 20009

Women Enabled International, Inc. educates and advocates for the human rights of all women and girls, with a special focus on women and girls with disabilities, in collaboration with organizations of women and girls with disabilities worldwide. Women Enabled, Inc. focuses on human rights programming and training in developing, transition, and post-conflict countries, as well as consulting for governments, non-governmental organizations and international organizations to ensure the inclusion of women and girls with disabilities in international policy and development program design and implementation. Through advocacy and education, Women Enabled, Inc. has increased the profile of the importance of addressing issues such as violence against women, sexual and reproductive rights, access to justice, and more, and their impact on women with disabilities. Additionally, Women Enabled, Inc.takes these principles and implements them on the ground through in-country projects and collaborations with partners.

 

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