Organisations

Women's Health

UK

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52 Featherstone St
London EC1Y 8RT

Womens Health aims to be the nationally recognised, independent organisation providing health information to enable women to make their own informed decisions about their health. The Women's Health resource cente is open to the public

GOAL UK

UK

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7 Hanson Street
London
W1W 6TE

GOAL is an international relief and developent agency dedicated to alleviating the suffering of the poorest of the poor in the developing world. GOAL believes that every human being has the right to the fundamentals of life ie fod, water, shelter, literacy and medical attention

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

Nigerian Medical Forum UK (NMF)

UK

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65 Warden Hill Road
Luton LU2 7AE
Bedfordshire

Supplements the effort of the government and health professionals in Nigeria and West Africa to improve the healthcare system and the dissemination of health information and education

Lizie Dan La Main, Union des Areugles de L'Ile Maurice

Mauritius

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Louis Pasteur Street
Forest-Side

The organisation aims to help blind people to integrate into society through action across many fields: Education by providing pre-primary and primary teaching in Braille. Vocational Training through the manufacture of a variety of baskets, picture frames, etc. Sports for leisure and competitions. Musical groups offering good prospects to the young by enabling them to become efficient musicians. In the near future the organisation will be offering training in Computer Studies to help them find a job. The resource centre is open to the public

Kenya National Association of the Deaf (KNAD)

Kenya

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PO Box 33445
Nairobi

KNAD's objectives are to promote economic and civil rights of deaf people; provide information research and dissemination; to provide deaf awareness training and adult literacy; to support people with additional handicaps through rehabilitation; to advocate for deaf policy and representation; to cooperate with the World Federation of the Deaf, disability organisations and other NGOs locally and internationally; to devleop and research a Kenyan sign language; and to provide career guidance, counselling and family life education for its deaf members

National Children's Bureau (NCB)

UK

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NCB Book Sales
8 Wakley Street
London EC1V 7QE

The National Children Bureau (NCB) is a charitable organisation that acts as an umbrella body for oraganisations working for children in England and Northern Ireland. NCB offers a range of services to both members and non-members, including: library and information service; conference facilities; event management; consultancy. NCB is also a publisher in the field of children's services and children's studies. Titles can be browsed and ordered via the online bookshop.

Commonwealth Nurses Federation

UK

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c/o Royal College of Nursing
20 Cavendish House
London W1G 0RN

CNF aims to develop Commonwealth nursing networks; to collaborate with a range of bodies; to assist national nurses'associations to improve nursing standards and competencies; to assist nurses to develop leadership roles; and to influence the development of health policies in commonwealth countries

King's Fund

UK

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11-13 Cavendish Square
London W1M 0AN

The King's Fund works to improve the health of Londoners, with specific reference to reducing health inequalities, promoting the benefits of diversity and incresing the public's voice on health policy and practice. The King's Fund resource centre is open to the public

Returned Volunteer Action (RVA)

UK

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1 Amwell Street
London EC1R 1VL

RVA attempts to work critically at the role of working or volunteering and the concept of development. It is comitted to ensuring that the experiences of overseas workers are put to effective use on their return, through feedback to potential volunteers and through woking with NGOs. The RVA resource centre is open to the public by arrangement

Womankind Worldwide

UK

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Development House
56-64 Leonard Street
London EC2A 4JX

Womankind Worldwide is a development and women's human rights agency tahat supports women's economic, social and political equality. It works with women and men to eliminate gender inequality and to end women's poverty

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