Organisations

Atelier Material Audio-Visual (AMA)

Cameroon
English

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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
English

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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

Health for All Bureau

Iraq
English

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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

Economic Rural Development Society (ERDS)

India
English

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6 Kiron Sankar Roy Road
Ground Floor, Room 3,
Calcutta 700 001

ERDS aims at the process of change particularly for the weaker sections of the population. It also aims to bring about an integrated and comprehensive socio-economic development, as well as to enhance its awareness among the rural people. The developmental activities being implemented by ERDS include sustainable agriculture, women and child development, education for all children, and elevation of the status of elderly people in society. Their resource centre is open to the public

Bangladesh Women's Health Coalition (BWHC)

Bangladesh
English

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10/2 Iqbal Road, Mohammedpur
PO Box 2295
Dhaka - 1207

BWHC works with underpriveleged and marginalised women, children and youth through health oriented development interventions, with a prime focus on reproductive health services and action oriented community education. It is committed to bringing about positive changes in the quality of women's life by making available reproductive and primary health care services as well as other basic social services that enable women to exercise their reproductive and human rights. BWHC firmly believes that the quality of women's lives is enhanced by emphasising an inclusive gender approach, community participation and working in integration and collaboration with government and other relevant organisations. The resource centre is not open to the public

Community Based Rehabilitation Development and Training Centre (CBRDTC)

Indonesia
English

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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

Jimma University

Ethiopia
English

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P O Box 378
Jimma

University with five faculties: Medical Sciences; Public Health; Business; Technology; and Agriculture. Also runs a busy 250 bed rural hospital. Aims to support and educate staff to supply appropriate services. The Resource Centre is not open to the public

St Francis Hospital

Zambia
English

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Private Bag 11
Katete

This is a district general hospital, supplying first level services to a catchment population of 200 000, and second level surgical services to a population of 1 million. There is a nursing and midwifery training school, and it also acts as a training hospital for medical students, both local and abroad. The resource centre is not open to the public

Lizie Dan La Main, Union des Areugles de L'Ile Maurice

Mauritius
English

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Louis Pasteur Street
Forest-Side

The organisation aims to help blind people to integrate into society through action across many fields: Education by providing pre-primary and primary teaching in Braille. Vocational Training through the manufacture of a variety of baskets, picture frames, etc. Sports for leisure and competitions. Musical groups offering good prospects to the young by enabling them to become efficient musicians. In the near future the organisation will be offering training in Computer Studies to help them find a job. The resource centre is open to the public

Society for the Welfare of the Deaf (SWD)

Mauritius
English

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Rue Pope Hennessy
Beau-Bassin

Aims to train and educate all deaf people in the Mauritius; to assist them in obtaining medical treatment and suitable employment; to grant them any material relief which they might need; and to erect, open and manage training centres, schools and hostels. The Resource Centre is not open to the public

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