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

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

The AIDS Support Organization (TASO)

Uganda

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PO Box 10443
Kampala

TASO aims to contribute to the reduction of HIV incidence and promote the quality of life of people living with HIV/AIDS in Uganda..Its objectives are to offer counselling to PLAs and their families; to train counsellors for TASO and other organisations; to build and supprot community-based efforts to respond ot the HIV epidemic; to complement government medical services in the treatment of opportunistic infections; to minimise illnesses associated HIV infection; and to promote positive attitudes toards PLAs. Their resource centre is open to the public

National AIDS Programme

Zambia

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PO Box 30205
Ministry of Health
Ndeke House, Lusaka

The Ministry of Health aims to provide equity of access to cost effective quality health care, as close to the family as possible. We coordinate and liaise with Ministries of Education, and Community Development and Social Services (CDSS), and also work with NGOs and international organisations involved in the delivery health services

Stichting Van Tiel tot Tropen (TTT)

Netherlands

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Post box 443
4000AK Tiel

Provides funds and know-how to aid in self sufficiency. It does not encourage coming to industrialised countries for education or training, and therefore provides the means to participate in regional training programmes in Africa itself. Besides health education for the general public, their aim is to reach local health workers

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

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

South India AIDS Action Programme (SIAAP)

India

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4 First Street
Kamaraj Avenue
Adyar
Chennai 600 020

SIAAP's aim is to help communities affected by HIV/AIDS to cope with the epidemic. Its objectives are to assist the development of community organisations as a complement to the NGO sector; improve the quality of service delivery through development and implementation of specific services; to influence policy towards better practice in HIV; to strengthen the community networks of people affected by HIV/AIDS; and to develop a centre of professional trainers for HIV in the region. The resource centre is open to the public

Action Research and Training for Health (ARTH)

India

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39 Fateipura
Udaipur 313004

ARTH's goal is to contribute to the improvement of health status among underpriveleged communities in India. It achieves this by carrying out operations research for enhancing access and quality of health care, applying research findings to health policies and programmes, training health providers and managers, providing reproductive and child health services and supporting efforts to improve women's social, educational and economic status. The resource centre is not open to the public

Community Based Rehabilitation Development and Training Centre (CBRDTC)

Indonesia

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CBR Centre
LU Adisucipto KM7, Colomadu
Surakarta 57176

CBR is involved in efforts to change community behaviour (attitudes, knowledge and skills ), including that of people with disabilities, to enable the community to participate effectively in programmes concerning disability issues and the improvement of the quality of life of PWDs. The resource centre is open to the public

College of Occupational Therapists

UK

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106-114 Borough High Street
Southwark SE1 1LB

Aims to provide a clear identity for all its members through the provision of the highest standard of expert, professional opinion and advice, informed by research, scholarship, innovation and the promotion of excellence in practice. The College is concerned with the achievement of healthy outcomes through occupation. The resource centre is not open to the public

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