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

International Federation of Anti-Leprosy Associations (ILEP)

Switzerland

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International Federation of Anti-Leprosy Associations
Avenue de France, 23
1202 Geneva
Switzerland

ILEP members support medical, scientific, social and humanitarian activities throughout the world to cure and rehabilitate people affected by leprosy and to prevent and eventually eradicate the disease. Almost half of all new leprosy cases detected each year are found in members' programmes. Between them ILEP members contribute an annual budget of $US60 million to anti-leprosy work, funding more than a thousand projects in 97 countries

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

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

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

African Rehabilitation Institute (ARI)

Zimbabwe

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P O Box 4056
Harare

ARI is a pan-African Network programme for manpower development and research, in the field of rehabilitation and disability prevention. ARI collaborates with African Governments, African and International NGOs, International organisations and UN specialised agencies to assist member states to enchance disability prevention and rehabilitation services and to ensure the inclusion of disabled persons in all aspects of life. The ARI resource centre is open to the public

National Council of Disabled Persons of Zimbabwe (NCDPZ)

Zimbabwe

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P O Box 1952
Bulawayo

Aims to promote the full integration of disabled persons into society; to promote active participation of disabled persons in the planning, implementation and decision-making processes that affect their own lives; to develop and support grassroots disabled persons in both rurala and urban areas to speak out for their interests and their concerns; and to create a society where all disabled people enjoy equal opportunities

Kenya Medical Training College, Nairobi

Kenya

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PO Box 30195
Nairobi

Aims: To promote facilities for college education for national health manpower requirements. To provide consultancy services on health and related areas. To develop health trainers who can effectively teach, conduct operational research, develop relevant and usable health learning materials and manage health training institutions. To play an effective role in the development and expansion of opportunities to continiue with education

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