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

World Health Organization (WHO)

Switzerland

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Avenue Appia 20
CH-1211 Geneva 27

Charged to act as the world's directing and coordinating authority on suggestions of human health, WHO has developed a host of networks and mechanisms for generating data, applying facts to problems and recommending solutions that will lead to sustained improvements in health. The WHO resource centre is open to the public

Centers for Disease Control National Prevention Information Network (CDC NPIN)

USA

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PO Box 6003
Rockville
MD 20849-6003

The CDC NPIN is the US national reference referral and distribution service for information on HIV/AIDS, STDs, and TB, sponsored by the CDC. All of NPIN's services are designed to facilitate the sharing of information and resources among people working in HIV, STD and TB preventionn, treatment , and support services. NPIN staff serve a diverse network of constituents who work in international, national, state and local settings. The CDC NPIN resource centre is open to the public

AIDS Awareness Group (AAG)

India

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119 Humayun Pur
Safdarjang Enclave
New Delhi 110 029

AAG wants to contribute towards minimising human suffering in the fields of women and health, domestic violence, STD/AIDS, and violations of Human Rights. Its objectives are: Enhancing AIDS awareness in people, at all levels - jail, brothels, informal sector slums, schools and colleges. Provinding family, legal and crisis counselling both for people with AIDS and others, and for people in distress (victims of domestic violence). Carrying out research and producing papers / literature on misuse of laws in India. Conducting a De-addiction and Rehab Programme for Juvenile prisoners in Central Jail 5, Tihar. The AAG resource centre is open to the public

Voluntary Health Services Society (VHSS)

Bangladesh

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273 Baitul Aman Housing Society
Road No.1, Adabar
Shyamoli, Dhaka 1207

VHSS aims to help advance health policies and priority issues in Bangladesh by promoting need orientated activities that are appropriate, realistic and equitable in partnership with NGOs and Government organisations to achieve optimum Health for All. The VHSS resource centre is open to the public

Hong Kong AIDS Foundation

Hong Kong

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5/F Saukeiwan Jockey Club Clinic
8 Chai Wan Road
Shaukeiwan

It aims to limit the spread of HIV infection in the community through the provision of support to those affected by the disease. Its objectives are to enhance public awareness of the HIV/AIDS epidemic and educate them about HIV/AIDS; to provide a range of services needed by people infected with HIV or otherwise affected by HIV/AIDS; and to promote care and support to people living with HIV/AIDS. Its resource centre is open to the public

Red Ribbon Centre (RRC)|UNAIDS Collaborating Centre for Technical Support

Hong Kong

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2/F Wnag Tai Hom Jockey Club Clinic
200 Junction Road
East Hong Kong

Its mission is to facilitate and enhance the community's response to HIV/AIDS. It aims to do this by promoting community participation in AIDS education and research; enhancing the development of quality AIDS education programmes; facilitating the development of social, behavioural and epidemiological research on HIV/AIDS in Hong Kong and the region; and providing an avenue for local and international collaboration in the fight against HIV/AIDS

Doordarshan (National Television), Prasar Bharati, Broadcasting Corporation of India (DD)

India

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530 DD Bhavan
Copern9icus Marg 8 lf
Babar Place
New Delhi
Delhi 110001

To provide information, education and wholesome entertainment primarily to Indian citizens and to non-resident Indians. In a specially created division, Development Communication Division, this is a successful and sustainable model of secured funding for research-based and impact-oriented public service broadcasting by creating partnerships with ministries and departments of Government of India, UN agencies,other broadcasters, international and national NGOs. While creating communication interventions through such projects, this is a pioneering initiative in public-private partnership established with people at grassroots. Without any funding or support from government or non-governemnt agencies, Over 58000 volunteers in over 2400 Kalyani health clubs remain motivated through a TV programme called KALYANI to create awareness, organise cleanliness drives, blood and eye donations,health camps, promote sanitation and institutional deliveries, and feel empowered enough to seek better health services from the government via complaints to Kalyani

International Nursing Services Ass, India (INSA/INDIA)

India

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5/1 Benson Cross Road Benson Town, Bangalore Karnataka 560046

The organisation trains trainers to establish need based health development and AIDS prevention projects in remote areas of India, Nepal and Bangladesh. The training programmes conducted offer follow-up services to each trainee in their place of work and establishes a long term relationship with the trainee. The training programme deals with all aspects of health.