Organisations

GOAL UK

UK

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7 Hanson Street
London
W1W 6TE

GOAL is an international relief and developent agency dedicated to alleviating the suffering of the poorest of the poor in the developing world. GOAL believes that every human being has the right to the fundamentals of life ie fod, water, shelter, literacy and medical attention

Christian Aid Resources Centre

UK

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35 Lower Marsh
PO Box 100
London SE1 7RT

Christian Aid is an agency of the churches in the UK and Ireland. It works wherever the need is the greatest, irrespective of religion. It supports local organisations to undestand local needs. It strives for a new world, transformed by an end to poverty, and campaigns to change the rules that keep people poor
The Christian Aid resources centre has a collection of more than 5,000 books and 90 journals, specialising in economic and social development. The subject areas covered include HIV/AIDS, agriculture, environment, poverty reduction, gender, conflict, emergencies, Planning Monitoring and Evaluation (PME), capacity building, trade issues and land reform. There is a fully searchable database of 17,000 records, including books, documents, journals, videos, articles, websites and archive materials (not available through the website). The services are targeted at Christian Aid staff, but visitors with an appointment are welcome. The library is open Monday - Friday, 10am - midday, and 2 pm - 4pm

King's Fund

UK

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11-13 Cavendish Square
London W1M 0AN

The King's Fund works to improve the health of Londoners, with specific reference to reducing health inequalities, promoting the benefits of diversity and incresing the public's voice on health policy and practice. The King's Fund resource centre is open to the public

Order of St. John

UK

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Priory House
25 St John's Lane
London EC1M4PP

Aims ot prevent and relieve sickness and injury, and to act to enhance the health and well-being of people of all races and creeds anywhere in the world. The order works through its two foundations, St John Eye Hospital in Jerusalem and the St John Ambulance

Pesticides Aciton Network UK

UK

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The Brighthelm Centre
North Road
Brighton
BN1 1YD

PAN Uk promotes healthy food, agriculture and an environment which will provide food and meet public health needs without harm to food producers and agricultural workers. PAN UK is an independent, non-profit organisation working nationally and internationally with like-minded groups and individuals concerned with health, environment and development. It aims to eliminate the hazards of pesticides; reduce dependence on pesticides and prevent unnecessary expansion of their use; and increase the sustainable and ecological alternatives to chemical pest control. It runs a resource centre that is open to the public

Grandma's

UK

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PO Box 1392
London SW6 4EJ

Grandma's provides practical support to families and children affected by HIV/AIDS by building and maintaining relationships with the children concerned. The services provided include babysitting, support around hospital appointments, keywork visits on a weekly basis. Future plans incluse daycare and short-term respite facilities

HealthServe|[Formerly MMA HealthServe]

UK

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Christian Medical Fellowship
Partnership House
157 Waterloo Road

Mobilises christian healthcare professionals from the UK to use their skills where needed worldwide; acts as an information resource centre for health professionals and students working or seeking to work overseas; and networks professionals, organisations and projects together to share their skills and expertise. Resource centre open to the public

IMPACT

UK

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151 Western Road
Haywards Heath
West Sussex RH16 3LH

Impact's aim is that no-one should become disabled through disease, lack of knowledge or shortage of medical services. With effective delivery of today's know-how, it believes that, given the will and resources, it should be possible to reduce by one third the incidence of avoidable disability in developing countries, while at the same time helping to break the link between ageing and disability in industrialised countries like their own

African Books Collective (ABC)

UK

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PO Box 721
Oxford OX1 9EN

African Books Collective, founded, owned and governed by African publishers, seeks to strengthen indigenous African publishing through collective action and to increase the visibility and accessibility of the wealth of African scholarship and culture. ABC markets and distributes African published books globally outside Africa, and publishes resource material for African book and publishing communities. ABC stocks largely English language titles in 56 subject disciplines, including health and development. Some 150 new titles are added each year. There is an emphasis on scholarly and academic books, literature, and general culture titles. There are a small number of children’s titles in Swahili, and some titles in French.

HOPEHIV

UK

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PO Box 44350
London SW20 8XR

HOPEHIV seeks to offer children in sub-Saharan Africa who have been affected or infected by HIV/AIDS protection, psycho-social support and learning opportunities. It supports innovative and creative approaches aimed at making children and their communities more self-sufficient. It provides life skills, vocational training and education to help children become the future leaders. Offers psycho-social support to orphans and street children, and supports projects whose aim is to place children in either adoption or foster care homes

International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

UK

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3 Endsleigh Street
London WC1H ODD

IIED is an international policy research institute and non governmental body working for more sustainable and equitable global development. Its key interests and activities focus around natural resources, climate changes, human settlements, sustainable markets and governance. Publishes widely on environmental and development issues and many IIED publications are available to download free of charge. Alternatively, they can be requested through their online bookshop, Earthprint on: http://www.earthprint.com/show.htm

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