Organisations

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

Southern African Network of AIDS Service Organisations (SANASO)

Zimbabwe

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PO Box 6690
Harare

SANASO is a network which aims to strengthen the effectiveness and co-ordination of the NGO, FBO and CBO response to HIV/AIDS in the southern Africa region by encouraging information exchange between NGOs and liaison with national AIDS Control Programmes. With a current membership of over 1000 organisations in 10 member countries, network activities are co-ordinated through its secretariat office in Harare.

AIDS Counselling Trust (ACT)

Zimbabwe

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PO Box 7225
Harare

ACTs aim: To complement government efforts in preventing the spread of HIV/AIDS and also provide psycho-social support to the infected and affected. ACTSs objectives: Train a wide range of people in counselling, including potential care givers and those in contact with persons living with HIV/AIDS. Provide over the phone and face to face counselling . Identify, mobilise suitable resourse persons in the community who will facilitate the work of ACT. Develop, distribute and use appropriate materials, courses and other resources for the dissemination of informatnion on HIV/AIDS in order to influence behavioural change. The ACT resource centre is open to the public

Matabeleland AIDS Council (MAC)

Zimbabwe

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PO Box 1280
Bulawayo

MAC provide public education and research on HIV prevention and care. They run a youth programme and workplace programme, counselling, information, training and prevention. Their two resource centres are in `high density housing' areas of Bulawayo. They are open to the public. Actual Address: 97a Josiah Tongagara St.

Family AIDS Caring Trust Masvingo (FACT)

Zimbabwe

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PO Box 1626
Masvingo

FACT is an AIDS service organisation providing a very wide range of services. These include orphan care, home based care, training and support of educators, trainers and the setting up of support groups for people living with AIDS. It provides health care from its clinic and free medication to people who can not afford to pay. It is also involved in advocacy and lobbying policy makers to provide better health services to the public. The FACT clinic resource centre is open to the public