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Calle 34, No 14-52
Santaf' de Bogota

PROFAMILIA aim to promote and defend the human right to family planning in Colombia and work towards achieving better sexual and reproductive health by providing informaiton and other services. To improve maternal and child health through longer spacing between pregnancies. To increase awareness of the possible effects of the demongraphic situation on the socioeconomic development in the country and in the world. To train personnel at all levels who can facilitate the organisation of family planning programs in Colombia and throughout the developing world. Resource centre open to the public.

International Foundation for Dermatology (IFD)


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44 London Road
Oxford OX3 7PD

Principal aims: to inprove dermatologic care (skin care) in rural areas of developing countries; Toteach auxiliary health care workers. They have two models: a two-year university diploma & training over a few days for health care workers. They assist in the establishment of Regional Dermatological Training Centers, all purpose basic facilities which serve large rural populations. The agenda includes the management of skin diseases. STDs, HIV/AIDS, leprosy, skin wounds, burns, ulcerations and disfigurement due to skin failure. The resource centre is open to the public upon demand

Community Development Unit of Bethesda Hospital


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Jl. Jend. Sudirman 70
Yogyakarta 55224

Goal: CD Bethesda will work in the community for 7-10 years. During this time the community will understand their problem and root of the problem structurally and functionally. Indicator: a decrease of IMR, incidence of disease along with increase in income and establishment of the community based resourse strategey system

Spastics Society of India|National Resource Centre for Inclusion (NRCISS)


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Bandra Reclamation
K.C. Marg
Bandra (West)
Mumbai 400 050

The organisation networks with organisations working towards rehabilitation, including the disabled, cancer and leprosy patients, women and substance abusers. NCCP, SSI has disabled staff and board members. They have a resource centre which is open to the public and an enquiry service which is accessible by letter or telephone


Sri Lanka

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Kåie House
241 Beach Road

Aims to see happiness, promote justice and freedom, lift the stigmatisation of labelling, promote understanding and promote coping mechanisms within the community

Women's Education for Advancement & Empowerment (WEAVE)


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PO Box 58
Chiang Mai University
Chiang Mai 50202

WEAVE has a vision of empowering indigenous women - that is, displaced women and children from Burma - and supporting their needs and basic human rights. These rights include the right to education, the right to a livelihood and the right to health care. Through the use of appropriate technology, training, education and the promotion of independent action, WEAVE encourages women to play a leading role in improving the health and well-being of themselves and their families. One of WEAVE's programmes is the Primary Health Care Programme, which includes training of health care workers in maternal and child health, essential skills training for traditional birth attendants and child development of health education materials on topics such as HIV/AIDS and family planning

Gabriela - Department of Women's Health and Services


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PO Box 4386
Manila 2800

Gabriela is an umbrella organisation which campaigns for women and children's issues. It is primarily an advocay group which consists of professional women. They are involved in HIV primarily from a health perspective, especially that of prevention and care. Resource Centre is open to the public

Joint Relief Minsitry (JRM)


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PO Box 87
Zamalek 11211:Cairo

Humanitarian help to refugees and displaced people from the Horn of Africa - including: spiritual support; medical care; food and clothing assistance - as part of the Christian Ministry of the Diocese of North Africa (Anglican)

African Women's Welfare Group (AWWG)


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594 High Road Tottenham
London N17 9TA

AWWG's vision is to advance the cause of African and their families through advocacy, patronage and promotion within the general population and the State apparatus. It aims to bring together a wide range of institutions in health, social services and welfare; to mobilise, harness and maximixe available resources; to understand the variety of beliefs, theories and models of practice in operation and their impact on service provision; and to address inadequacies in service provision and redress poor access to services and amenities

Salvation Army International Headquarters


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Salvation Army
International Headquarters
Programme Resources Department
101 Queen Victoria Street
London EC4P 4EP

The SA-IH aim to facilitate care and community determined change in a dynamic context of connection between and in homes, neighbourhoods and institutions. The Christian faith perspective perspective is a key element of the commitmment of implementers and facilitators. The Salvation Army resource centre is open to the public

European Project on AIDS and Mobility|Netherlands Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (NIGZ)


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PO Box 500
3440 AM Woerden

The Project has built up a network of organisations and individuals involved in AIDS prevention efforts aimed at mobile populations such as travellers, ethnic minorities and migrant communities. The Project's documentation centre is an important source of information for professionals in this field. The NIGZ resource centre is open to the public

SUN- Save the Underprivileged and the Needy (SUN)


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College Road 1st Lane

Vision of the Organisation: A congenial Society that afford equitable opportunities to all
Mission of the Organisation: Enhance capacity building of Private Voluntary Development Organisations (PVDOs) and community people, both urban and rural, to effect positive change in society by providing need-based, technical assistance and oversight

International Centre for the Advancement of Community Based Rehabilitation, Queen's University (ICACBR)


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154 Albert Street
K7L 3N6

ICACBR is an organization committed to advancing the concept of community based rehabilitation (CBR) practice in partnership with persons with disabilities and their communities around the world. All activities are directed towards achieving international excellence in CBR education, policy, service delivery and research. The Centre's goal is to increase the acceptance and knowledge of CBR as an appropriate and realistic method for fulfilling human rights and improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities, their families, and their communities.