Organisations

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

AIDS Foundation of South Africa

South Africa

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PO Box 50582
Musgrave

A non-profit and non-governmental organisation which raises funds for various projects and community-based organisations in Kwa-Zulu Natal, Mdumalanga, and the Free State. In addition it provides workshops covering training in various subjects such as capacity building, skills building, basic book-keeping and administration skills. It visits these projects at least four times a year in order to monitor their progress

Emerald Hill School for the Deaf

Zimbabwe

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P O Box EH 93
Harare

The school provides education for primary and scondary school children, in order to equip them with survival skills. The school has a small library for its pupils and staff

Centre pour la Promotion de la Sante

Democratic Republic of the Congo

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BP 1800 Kangu-Mayumbe BC

The aim of the centre is the promotion of health by means of the participation of the concerned populations and their elites. Its objectives are the study and testing of locally adapted and developed educational material using local artisans and the participation of the local community; distribution of this material at locally available prices; and in-house training to dvelopment workers and health animators. The resource centre is oen tot he 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

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

Wellstart International

USA

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4062 First Avenue
San Diego
CA 92103-2045

Wellstart's mission is to advance the knowledge, skills and ability of health care providers regarding the promotion, protection and support of optimal infant and maternal health and nutrition from conception through to the completion of weaning. This mission is pursued through a number of objectives: the integration of basic knowledge and skills needed to fulfil the mission; the improvement of the knowledge and skills of currently practising health care providers through the provision of postgraduate (continuous) training opportunities; and the development of faculty leadership for preservice postgraduate education regarding the optimal maternal and infant health and nutrition. Wellstart is a WHO collaborating center on promoting and protecting breastfeeding, with particular emphasis on lactation management education. The resource centre is not open to the public

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

Corporación Chilena de Prevención del SIDA (CChPS)

Chile

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Casilla 49
Correo 22 ST60
Santiago

CChPS os a community based institution that seeks to reduce the transmission of HIV, the development of AIDS in people living with the virus, and the negative impacts of the epidemic (such as social discrimination) especially among homosexual men in Santiago and other regios of Chile, through the mobilisation of the communities involved. The resource centre is open to the public

Economic Rural Development Society (ERDS)

India

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6 Kiron Sankar Roy Road
Ground Floor, Room 3,
Calcutta 700 001

ERDS aims at the process of change particularly for the weaker sections of the population. It also aims to bring about an integrated and comprehensive socio-economic development, as well as to enhance its awareness among the rural people. The developmental activities being implemented by ERDS include sustainable agriculture, women and child development, education for all children, and elevation of the status of elderly people in society. Their resource centre is open to the public

Britain Nepal Medical Trust (BNMT)

Nepal

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PO Box 9
Morang-Biratnagar

BNMT aims to assist the people of Nepal to improve their health by working in partnership with the Ministry of Health, international and local NGOs, and local communities to establish and maintain sustainable basic health, empowerment, advocacy and intitutional development and strengthening

Spastics Society of Tamil Nadu (SPASTN)

India

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Opp. T.T.T.I., Taramani Road
Chennai 600 113
Tamil Nadu

SPASTN has disabled members of staff and management. SPASTN's technical support consists of a multidisciplinary team of a special educator, physiotherapist and a speech therapist who extend their services to other NGOs and screening camps for assessment and intervention. One year postgraduate and undergrad uate courses, as well as short courses are offered to government workers. Tailor made courses are offered to other NGOs. SPASTN activities include the production of paper-based special furnitur e; the distribution of prosthetic and orthotic devices, special seating, jams, jellies, sauces, candles, shirts, leather goods; hospital based newborn screening. The organisation has a resource centre and an enquiry service which is accessible by letter or telephone. The resource centre is not open to the public

Rural Outreach

Thailand

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PO Box 97
Udon Thani 41000

The Rural Outreach provides education about HIV/AIDS and sexual/reproductive health for rural housewives, youth and parents. Aims to improve understanding of relationships within the family, how to prevent HIV/AIDS and how to protect oneself from contracting HIV

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