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

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

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

National Institute of Rehabilitation Training and Research

India

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Olatpur
Post-Bairoi
Dist-Cuttack
Orissa 754 010

The ojectives are to undertake, sponsor or co-ordinate the training for rehabilitation personnel; to conduct, sponsor , co-ordinate or subsidise research on biomedical engineering, surgical or medical procedures for orthopedically handicapped; to promote, distribute, subsidise the manufacture of prototype designed aid appliances; to develop models of service delivery programmes for rehabilitation; to undertake vocational training, placement and rehabilitation of the physically handicapped; to document and disseminate information on disability and rehabilitation in India and abroad; and to undertake any other action in the area of rehabilitation. The resource centre is open to the public

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

Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed (CRP)

Bangladesh

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P O; CRP-Chapain
Savar, Dhaka 1343

The objectives of CRP are to improve the quality of life of PWDs in Bangladesh and ensure their equal opportunities; to provide treatment and rehabilitation focusing on physical, emotional, social, psychological an economic aspects; to promote the development of skilled personnel in health care and rehabilitation in the Bangladesh; to raise awareness about disability issues locally and nationally; to organise and promote programmes for the prevention of disability; and to promote community-based rehabilitation programmes for increased coverage and social integration of disabled people in collaboration with other organisations. Their 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

The Leprosy Mission International (TLMI)

UK

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80 Windmill Road
Brentford
Middlesex TW8 OQH

TLMI's mission is to minister in the name of Christ to the physical, mental, social and spiritual needs of individuals and communities disadvantaged by leprosy, working with them to uphold human dignity and eradicate leprosy. Their resource centre is open to the public

Salvation Army Chikankata Health Services

Zambia

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Private Bag S2
Mazabuka

The aim of the organisation is to encourage community participaiton and ownership of personal health. Its objectives are to deliver holistic health as close to the family as possible

Community Based Rehabilitation Programme-Kisumu (CBR-K)

Kenya

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PO Box 486
Kisumu

Aims to address the plight of people witrh disabilities in the community by helping them to maximise their abilities; remove/minimise the stigma associated with disability through education/knowledge about disability and training; and train the disabled for self-help projects and income generation, therefore helping them to decrease the effects of their disability and enhance their integration into mainstream society

Association for the Physically Disabled of Kenya Rehabilitation Clinic

Kenya

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PO Box 93959
Mombasa

Aims to rehabilitate children with physical disabilities up to the point where they can walk on their own or with the support of walking appliances; to improve their health by providing necessary medication; and to assess their needs for a school placement. It is hoped that these children will then be able to lead a near normal life with the same opportunities as their able-bodied counterparts

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