Organisations

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

European Network Field Office for Central Asia|International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF)

Kazakhstan

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PO Box 26
Almaty 480008

Its objectives are to establish and support family planning associations in Central Asia; to ensure the right of all men, women and youth to free and informed choice about their sexual and reproductive health; and to work with local NGOS, government organisations and international agencies to promote the family planning movement and sexual-moral education. The resource centre is only open to IPPF partner organisations

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

Communicacion Andina

Peru

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Casilla Postal 700
Mariscal Gamarra 13-B (Primera Etapa)
Cuzco

This is a small non-profit organisation composed of educators, health personnel and environmentalists. It carries out community-based development projects addressed at indigenous communities in the rural and peri-urban areas of the Inka region of Peru, specifically addressed at women, children and adolescents. It supports such projects with IEC stratgies. It works for development in order to improve the quality of life of indigenous people

International Medical Services for Health (INMED)

USA

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45449 Severn Way, Suite 161
Sterling, VA 20166

INMED is a nonprofit health and development organisation dedicated to improving the health and quality of life of people around the world. Since 1986, INMED has worked worldwide to build partnerships that enable local sustainability of community-based programmes, develop and strengthen appropriate health education strategies and materials, offer technical assistance at both grassroots and professional levels, and create sustainable systems for delivery of quality medicines and medical supplies. INMED's active partnerships among international and community-based nonprofit organisations, corporations, governments, bilateral/multilateral organisations, and teachers, parents and children, support our goal of viable, sustainable preventive health programmes for medically underserved populations worldwide

Colectivo Sol AC

Mexico

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Apto 13-320
Mexico DF 03500

CS has a sexual health project aiming to develop resources for use within the popular education movement and acts a s the regional resource centre and information service on HIV/AIDS and sexual health for the Latin American region. Regional representative for LACASO. The resource centre is 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

AIDS Programs of the National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC)

USA

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1931, 13th Street NW
Washington DC 20009-4432

NMAC aims to develop leadership of colour within communities to address the challenges of HIV/AIDS. NMAC's Public Policy Division works to promote sound national HIV/AIDS, health and social policies that are responsive to the needs of the diverse communities impacted by HIV/AIDS. The technical assistance team conduct individual, on-site Community Based Organization (CBO) management and organizational needs assessments in order to support long-term organizational health of front-line AIDS service organizations. They provides in-depth training and conferences opportunities to AIDS service organizations across the country, and produce publications including a quarterly newsletter, NMAC Lifeline. The resource centre is not open to the public

Corporación Chilena de Prevención del SIDA (CChPS)

Chile

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Casilla 49
Correo 22 ST60
Santiago

CChPS os a community based institution that seeks to reduce the transmission of HIV, the development of AIDS in people living with the virus, and the negative impacts of the epidemic (such as social discrimination) especially among homosexual men in Santiago and other regios of Chile, through the mobilisation of the communities involved. The resource centre is open to the public

Associacao de Acao Solidaria (ASAS)

Brazil

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Rua Democrito de Souza Filho, 241
Madalena
Recife
PE 50610-120

ASAS is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation formed of christians, which aims to provide support for PLAs, their families and friends. ASAS targets people from low income backgrounds in particular and fights for their rights as citizens and against discrimination and prejudice. ASAS also works in the area of prevention of STIs/HIV/AIDS. The resource centre is open to the public

Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE)

USA

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1317 F St. NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20004

Works to ensure that the population and health policies of international institutions supported by the United States government actively promote women's sexual and reproductive health. CHANGE takes its mandate from the Programme of Action of the 1194 International Conference on Population and Development, and other relevant agreements that call upon governments and international agencies to achieve these same objectives. Specifically we seek to translate the language of these documents into practical, operational and measueable within and across the areas of family planning, STDs and HIV, and gender violence. The resource centre is open to the public

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