Nigerian Medical Forum UK (NMF)


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65 Warden Hill Road
Luton LU2 7AE

Supplements the effort of the government and health professionals in Nigeria and West Africa to improve the healthcare system and the dissemination of health information and education



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The mission of Action is to stimulate and catalyse interest and debate in the environment, health, development and education amongst children, educators and policy makers. It does this through the development of accessible, high quality materials in print and electronic format, about training, curriculum development and networking in Zimbabwe and Southern Africa. Action's objectives are to develop and produce environmental, health and development education materials; to improve the quality of teaching and learning about environmental, health and development issues in education institutions nationally and regionally; and to share and network information, ideas, services and resources between agencies with related objectives nationally, regionally and internationally. The resource centre is open to the public

Girls' Power Initiative (GPI)


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PO Box 3663
UNICAL Post Office

GPI trains adolescent girls between the ages of 10 and 18 on issues of sexuality, humanrights, sexual and reproductive health and rights, as well as equipping them with leadership, economic and other life management skills to cope with growing up, enabling them to live an empowered womanhood. The training is aimed at laying the basis to ensure their enjoyment of healthy sexuality and womanhood while taking positive actions towards the realisation of social and gender justice for future generations. Its resource centre is open to the public

Kenema Female Circumcision Project (KFCP)

Sierra Leone

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PO Box 165

Kenema works towards the prevention of traditional practices that affect women and children in Sierra Leone and Africa. It plays an advocacy role and organises workshops on traditional practices that affect women and children

Association of Health Information and Libraries in Africa (AHILA)


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BP 5270 Dakar-Fann

AHILA is a professional association founded in 1984 with now 46 country members and many partners and collaborators worldwide. It aims to improve the provision of up-to-date and relevant information to health and medical workers in Africa; encourage the professional development of librarianship; promote the development of resource-sharing and exchange of experiences and information among African health information professionals; and promote the development, standardisation, and exchange of national databases of medical and health literature produced in the African countries in the form of an African Index Medicus

Basic Support for Institutionalizing Child Support (BASICS)


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VDN X Route du font de Tene
PO Box 3746

Key goals for BASIC II are to achieve increased use of effective, improved and sustainable child health interventions and improving infant and child health and nutrition and reducing infant and child mortality. The resource centre is open to the public. The BASICS II website provides on-line access to electronic documents produced by BASICS and its partners

Reseau Africain pour le Developpement Integre (RADI)


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P O Box 12085

The aims and objectives of RADI are to promote development are to promote development at local and national levels, to help grassroots organisations to improve the efficiency of their activities. RADI also promotes the exchange of experience between local organisations in order to reinforce their capability. The RADI resource centre is open to the public

Township AIDS Project (TAP)

South Africa

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PO Box 4168
Johannesburg 2000

TAP aims to provide information, educaiton and training in behaviour, communication and change; to provide free information in its resource centre which is open to the public; and to provide support and care for PLAs

Centre for the Development of People (CEDEP)


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PO Box 5601

CEDEP's overall objectives are; To empower disadvantaged groups, community-based organisations and institutions to work for the rights of their members and ensure the recognition of their needs and capacities by the structures of authority. To sensitise critical actors in society to protect the rights of the marginalised and ensure the recognition of the needs and capabilities of the latter by the structures of authority. To enhance women's ability to improve the quality of their lives through participatory decision-making, access to and control of resources, skills and benefits. To improve the quality of life of the youth through the aquisition of relevant skills and knowledge to enable them to make informed decisions in economic and social matters. To enter into partnership and joint ventures with identifiable organisations for mutual socio-economic benefit. To develop a strong network with other organisations in order to influence macro socio-economic policy

Jimma University


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P O Box 378

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

Salvation Army Chikankata Health Services


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Private Bag S2

The aim of the organisation is to encourage community participaiton and ownership of personal health. Its objectives are to deliver holistic health as close to the family as possible