Organisations

National Health Learning Materials Centre (NHLMC)

Ghana

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PO Box 1908
Kumasi

The centre is an institution under the Human Resource Development Division of the Ministry of Health. It is targetted to produce and distribute health learning materials to healthcare workers and students. It also aims to set up viable resource centres in health training institutions and other institutions within the health ministry; and train and update resource officers in other resource centres. Their resource centre is open to the public

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

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

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

Centre pour la Promotion de la Sante

Democratic Republic of the Congo

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BP 1800 Kangu-Mayumbe BC

The aim of the centre is the promotion of health by means of the participation of the concerned populations and their elites. Its objectives are the study and testing of locally adapted and developed educational material using local artisans and the participation of the local community; distribution of this material at locally available prices; and in-house training to dvelopment workers and health animators. The resource centre is oen tot he public

Health for All Bureau

Iraq

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PO Box 18110
Jamilah
Baghdad

The organisation promotes health education, primary health care, the prevention of visual impairment and the control of diabetes. It also produces and provides literature and books for research support and participates in health surveys. Their library is open to the public

Joint Library of the Institute of Ophthalmology and Moorfields Eye Hospital [formerly the International Resource Centre at the International Centre for Eye Health]

UK

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London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Keppel Street
London WC1E 7HT

The Joint Library is committed to strengthening eye health education in developing countries through the provision of appropriate educational resources and information. It holds information and material on the prevention of blindness and related subjects for developing countries e.g. environmental health, epidemiology, health planning, and health education. Country files and teaching materials are also available. Members of the public are welcome to visit the library for a charge of £6.00. The library is open on Monday and Friday, 9am - 5pm; and Tuesday to Thursday, 9am - 6pm

International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE)

France

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2 rue Auguste Comte
92170 Vanves

The IUHPE mission is to promote global health and to contribute to the achievement of equality in health between and within the countries of the world. The IUPHE fulfils its mission by building and operating an independent, global, professional network of individuals and institutions to encourage the free exchange of ideas, knowledge, know-how, experiences, and the development of relevant collaboration projects, both at global and regional levels

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

Stichting Van Tiel tot Tropen (TTT)

Netherlands

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Post box 443
4000AK Tiel

Provides funds and know-how to aid in self sufficiency. It does not encourage coming to industrialised countries for education or training, and therefore provides the means to participate in regional training programmes in Africa itself. Besides health education for the general public, their aim is to reach local health workers

The Manoff Group

USA

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2001 S Street, NW
Washington DC 20009

The Manoff Group specialises in behaviour-centred programming for health, nutrition, family planning and environmental programs. It works all over the world to develop integrated programs that bring about positive behaviour change. The Manoff Group designs and uses qualitative research to identify appropriate interventions - including media, materials and programs - that affect both the healthcare network and community environment for the benefit of the client. The resource centre is not open to the public

Wellstart International

USA

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4062 First Avenue
San Diego
CA 92103-2045

Wellstart's mission is to advance the knowledge, skills and ability of health care providers regarding the promotion, protection and support of optimal infant and maternal health and nutrition from conception through to the completion of weaning. This mission is pursued through a number of objectives: the integration of basic knowledge and skills needed to fulfil the mission; the improvement of the knowledge and skills of currently practising health care providers through the provision of postgraduate (continuous) training opportunities; and the development of faculty leadership for preservice postgraduate education regarding the optimal maternal and infant health and nutrition. Wellstart is a WHO collaborating center on promoting and protecting breastfeeding, with particular emphasis on lactation management education. The resource centre is not open to the public

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