Organisations

Gabriela - Department of Women's Health and Services

Philippines

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PO Box 4386
Manila 2800

Gabriela is an umbrella organisation which campaigns for women and children's issues. It is primarily an advocay group which consists of professional women. They are involved in HIV primarily from a health perspective, especially that of prevention and care. Resource Centre is open to the public

Health Action Information Network (HAIN)

Philippines

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26 Sampaguita Avenue
Mapayapa Village II
Capitol District 1127
Quezon City

HAIN believes that health is a basic human right. Health is a development issue with economic, political and cultural dimensions. People must have access to accurate and up to date health information. HAIN is committed to people's empowerment through active and full involvement in decision-making. It works towards uplifting people's health by enabling them to access accurate health infomaiton so that they can make their own decisions and advocate for their rights. HAIN's resource centre is open to the public
HAIN were the producers of the regional edition of AIDS Action until 2003. They now produce Health Alert. HAIN is a key partner in the Communicating for Advocacy project

Acupuncture Therapeutic and Research Center (ATRC)

Philippines

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82-A Malakas Street
Diliman
Quezon City

ATRC's objectives are to make acupuncture and other forms of traditional medicine more accessible, to define scientifically the therapeutic and preventative capabilities and limitations of these procedures and to encourage acupuncture and traditional medicine in community-based health programmes where appropriate. The ATRC resource centre is open to the public