Organisations

Ministry of Health and Population (MOH&P)

Malawi

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PO Box 30377
Lilongwe 3

Aims to promote child health; to eradicate diseases; to reduce maternal mortality; and increase public awareness of HIV/AIDS through campaigning. 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

Chinhoyi Provincial Hospital

Zimbabwe

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PO Box 17
Chinhoyi

Provision of quality, affordable and accessible health services which are user friendly through a primary health care approach. The resource centre is not open to the public. There are 450 beds in the hospital

Family Health International (FHI)

Kenya

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PO Box 38835
Nairobi

Works to improve reproductive and family health around the world through bio-meical and social science research, innovative health service delivery interventions, and training and information programmes. It works in partnership with universities, ministries of health and NGOs, conducting on-going projects in the USA and more than 40 developing countries. The resource centre is open to the public

Wits Tintswalo Community Rehabilitation Research and Education Programme (CORRE)

South Africa

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P O Box 558
Acornhoek 1360

CORRE's mission is to develop and run a training programme for community rehabilitation workers together with people with disabilities and rehabilitation professionals; to promote the concept and implementation of CBR by influencing policy and attitudes at all levels of social and political organisation; and to provide rigorously researched evidence of CBR effectiveness and models of implementation. The Resource centre is not open to the public

Arab Council for Childhood and Development (ACCD)

Egypt

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PO Box 15 Orman
5 Bahaa El- Din Karakosh
Zamalek
Cairo

ACCD works towards supporting and coordinating governmental and non-governmental efforts and encouraging ideas, studies and projects planned for Arab chilcare and development, and towards integrating them into the plans and projects for national development. The resource centre is open to the public

Health for All Bureau

Iraq

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PO Box 18110
Jamilah
Baghdad

The organisation promotes health education, primary health care, the prevention of visual impairment and the control of diabetes. It also produces and provides literature and books for research support and participates in health surveys. Their library is open to the public

Joint Library of the Institute of Ophthalmology and Moorfields Eye Hospital [formerly the International Resource Centre at the International Centre for Eye Health]

UK

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London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Keppel Street
London WC1E 7HT

The Joint Library is committed to strengthening eye health education in developing countries through the provision of appropriate educational resources and information. It holds information and material on the prevention of blindness and related subjects for developing countries e.g. environmental health, epidemiology, health planning, and health education. Country files and teaching materials are also available. Members of the public are welcome to visit the library for a charge of £6.00. The library is open on Monday and Friday, 9am - 5pm; and Tuesday to Thursday, 9am - 6pm

Research Policy Institute|University of Lund

Sweden

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Scheelevagen 15
SE-223 63 Lund

Researches science and technology policy and on innovation processes. Specific areas of interest are biomedical innovation systems; regional clusters; transformation of the research and development system; internationalisation of research and development; and intellectual capital and knowledge management. The resource centre is open to the public

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

European Network Field Office for Central Asia|International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF)

Kazakhstan

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PO Box 26
Almaty 480008

Its objectives are to establish and support family planning associations in Central Asia; to ensure the right of all men, women and youth to free and informed choice about their sexual and reproductive health; and to work with local NGOS, government organisations and international agencies to promote the family planning movement and sexual-moral education. The resource centre is only open to IPPF partner organisations

The Manoff Group

USA

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2001 S Street, NW
Washington DC 20009

The Manoff Group specialises in behaviour-centred programming for health, nutrition, family planning and environmental programs. It works all over the world to develop integrated programs that bring about positive behaviour change. The Manoff Group designs and uses qualitative research to identify appropriate interventions - including media, materials and programs - that affect both the healthcare network and community environment for the benefit of the client. The resource centre is not open to the public

Communicacion Andina

Peru

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Casilla Postal 700
Mariscal Gamarra 13-B (Primera Etapa)
Cuzco

This is a small non-profit organisation composed of educators, health personnel and environmentalists. It carries out community-based development projects addressed at indigenous communities in the rural and peri-urban areas of the Inka region of Peru, specifically addressed at women, children and adolescents. It supports such projects with IEC stratgies. It works for development in order to improve the quality of life of indigenous people

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