Organisations

IMPACT

UK

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151 Western Road
Haywards Heath
West Sussex RH16 3LH

Impact's aim is that no-one should become disabled through disease, lack of knowledge or shortage of medical services. With effective delivery of today's know-how, it believes that, given the will and resources, it should be possible to reduce by one third the incidence of avoidable disability in developing countries, while at the same time helping to break the link between ageing and disability in industrialised countries like their own

Centre for Total Development

India

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Vill-Jigra
PO-Bahirkhanda
Hooghly District
West Bengal

Aims to improve the physical, mental, social and spiritual weel-being of persons living below the poverty line within West Bengal. The resource centre is open tot he public

Centre for Development Studies (CDS)

Egypt

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4 Ahmad Pasha St (City Bank Bldg)
4th Floor, Garden City
Cairo

Mission: to support individualised organisations realise their full potential and foster self-determined, self-sustaining change. This mission is premised on our behalf that participation is imperative to learning and change. CDS operate based on a need response mode, with a wide array of stake holders, International society, government and private sector organisations. Our approach relies on bringing stakeholsers to realise and appreciate their interdependence and work together to bring about meaningful change. The CDS resource centre is open to the public

The Humsafar Trust

India

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PO Box 6913
Santacruz(W)
Mumbai 400 054

The Humsafar Trust rates itself as India's premier NGO working in the Men who have Sex with Men sector. It has successfully managed sites in Mumbai metro and finished the baseline study of MSM risk behaviours. It is now implementing the targetted intervention in the MSM sector and giving care and health services through its STI clinic in the Humsafar Centre

Remedios AIDS Foundation Inc (RAF)

Philippines

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PO Box EA-84
1066 Remedios Street
Malete 1004, Manila

RAF's vision is of a society where all people, regardless of gender age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion or economic status have access to quality sexual and reproductive health care and are able to exercise their sexual and reproductive rights. Their mission is to provide quality sexual and reproductive health information and direct services to people with a focus on vulnerable individuals and communties affected by the HIV/AIDS pandemic. RAF aim to empower individuals and communities to practice healthy lifestyles and behaviours through the provision of quality sexual and reproductive health information, education and communication (IEC) programs and also to work towards sustained, functional, efficient organisational mechanisms that would respond to the needs of RAF. The RAF resource centre is open to the public

Cordaid

Netherlands

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PO Box 16440
2500BK The Haag

Cordaid is one of the biggest international development organisations. Together with more than a thousand local organisations, Cordaid fights poverty and injustice in over forty countries throughout Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, Central and Eastern Europe and the Netherlands. Cordaid works to create a permanent healthy, liveable environment and sufficient income for poor and vulnerable groups in cities in developing countries. Particular attention is paid to women, young people, the elderly and refugees. Cordaid is working in the themes of health and care, peace and conflict, access to markets, quality of urban life, the rights and care of marginalised groups, and HIV/AIDS

Wemos Foundation

Netherlands

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PO Box 1693
1000 BR
Amsterdam

Wemos is an advocacy group, which aims to improve the health of men, women and children in developing countries by influencing international policy. They believe that international standards, legislation and agreements are necessary in protecting and promoting people's health in developing countries. Wemos follows five distinct strategies: lobbying, information gathering, cooperation with partners in the developing countries, cooperation with other organizations, and campaigning among Dutch healthcare professionals. In particular, Wemos looks at the impact that internatioanl policies and agreements have on the health of people in the developing world.

Mongolian Family Welfare Association (MFWA)

Mongolia

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Chingeltei Duureg
5-R Khoroo 6-R Khoroolol
Build 7 Room 41
Ulaanbataar

MFWA's mission is to enhance the health status of the Mongolian people by providing quality sexual and reproductive health services through close collaboration with governmental and non-governmental organisations. Its programmes include providing family planning and reproductive health services in selected rural and urban areas; improving family life education; publishing training materials and literature on family planning issues and developing and disseminating information, education and communication (IEC) materials. The Association is presently pioneering family life education among adolescents, and working with more than 16,000 volunteers in 11 provinces throughout the country. MFWA is an associate member of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) and a member of the Human Development and Reproductive Health/Rights Network.

Uganda Youths anti Aids Network (UYAAN)

Uganda

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PO Box 11566
Kampala

The organisation carries out general nation wide sensitisation of youth about HIV and AIDS prevention. It also seeks to promote positive attitudes towards people living with HIV/AIDS and their families in order to minimise the social ills caused by HIV/AIDS. It organises national and international seminars and conferences in order to share and learn. The organisation also provides moral and material support to youths orphaned by HIV/AIDS, while building and supporting community-based efforts.

Hope Clinic Lukuli

Uganda

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PO Box 4290
Kampala

Hope Clinic Lukuli is a philanthropic facility which has the purpose of maximising access to accurate, high quality health services. It brings national initiatives to the community at the lowest sustainable price, or free, to reduce financial barriers to health information and care. It is independent of research or faith-based organisations. It employs and develops Ugandan medical staff and treats over 500 patients a month. Management receive no fee or income from the clinic, thereby reducing overhead costs.

Aims Organization

Pakistan

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Aims Complex
Muzaffar Garh
Jatoi District 34400

Objectives: to work for human rights (women, children, youth and farmers), to work for poverty alleviation, to work for physically disabled people, to work for the promotion of health facilities, to work for interfaith and social harmony, to work for environment development, to work for education (formal, non-formal, technical).

USER (Ukrainian public organization of disabled users of psychiatric care - Crimean Republic cell)

Ukraine

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Poshtova Str. Constitution House 5a, of.26
Evpatoria
Crimea
ind. 97403

This is the Crimean Republican cell of the all-Ukrainian public organisation of disabled users of psychiatric care "USER". The branch was created in 2008 with the objective of promoting and protecting the rights and interests of users and survivors of mental health services in Crimea, a marginalised sector of the disability community. Their work includes advocacy efforts to strengthen the voice of persons with disabilities and to raise awareness about rights within the disability community, among government officials, and with the general population. It also includes provision of free legal services for members of the disability community, representing them in the court system and in their dealings with authorities

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