Organisations

Atelier Material Audio-Visual (AMA)

Cameroon

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BP 267
Yaounde

The objective of the organisation is to have new equipment in order to produce and distribute beter educational materials. The resource centre is open to the public

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

Benevolence Society for the Deaf (BSD)

Palestine

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PO Box 1027
West Bank

The society offers training courses to the deaf according to their individual abilities. It raises the awareness of the public to this group in order to treat them as ordinary people. The society offers sign language courses to the newly deaf and to their carers

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

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

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

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

Action on Disability and Development (ADD)

Burkina Faso

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BP 2226
Bobo-Dioulasso

ADD work with disabled people to build capacity to advocate and influence policy and decision makers in order to increase disabled peoples access to services, education and information. They also have a resource centre which is open to the public and a letter and telephone enquiry service. They distribute cassette tapes and disability aids and equipment.

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