Organisations

Child-To-Child Kenya

Kenya

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PO Box 19859
Nairobi

Aims to promote and preserve the health of communities worldwide by encouraging and enabling children to play an active and responsible role in the health and development of themselves, other children, their families and the community at large. the resource centre is open to the public

Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau (UPMB)

Uganda

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PO Box 4127
Kampala

UPMB aim: To build a self-sustaining organisation which can offer support services to member's health units and empower them to provide quality care to the communities in Uganda. UPMBs objectives are to provide a coordination, technical and logistical forum and to build human resource capacities in PHC/CBHC among member units; To network with agencies in areas of mutual interest related to health; To play an advocacy and lobbying role to policy makers, donors on behalf of the affiliated units; To liaise between government affliliated units and donors

Kenya Medical Training College, Nairobi

Kenya

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PO Box 30195
Nairobi

Aims: To promote facilities for college education for national health manpower requirements. To provide consultancy services on health and related areas. To develop health trainers who can effectively teach, conduct operational research, develop relevant and usable health learning materials and manage health training institutions. To play an effective role in the development and expansion of opportunities to continiue with education

Islamic African Relief Agency (IARA)

Sudan

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PO Box 3372
Khartoum

Aims to initiate and open communications among all mankind regardless of religious culture, language, race or colour; put into place the principles of charity and providing basic services to the vulnerable and needy; promote and protect human rights; and promote and support water and sanitation programmes

Christian Aid Resources Centre

UK

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35 Lower Marsh
PO Box 100
London SE1 7RT

Christian Aid is an agency of the churches in the UK and Ireland. It works wherever the need is the greatest, irrespective of religion. It supports local organisations to undestand local needs. It strives for a new world, transformed by an end to poverty, and campaigns to change the rules that keep people poor
The Christian Aid resources centre has a collection of more than 5,000 books and 90 journals, specialising in economic and social development. The subject areas covered include HIV/AIDS, agriculture, environment, poverty reduction, gender, conflict, emergencies, Planning Monitoring and Evaluation (PME), capacity building, trade issues and land reform. There is a fully searchable database of 17,000 records, including books, documents, journals, videos, articles, websites and archive materials (not available through the website). The services are targeted at Christian Aid staff, but visitors with an appointment are welcome. The library is open Monday - Friday, 10am - midday, and 2 pm - 4pm

CAB International (CABI)

UK

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Wallingford
Oxon OX10 8DE

CABI's mission is to help improve human welfare worldwide through the dissemination, application and generation of scientific knowledge in support of sustainable development, with emphasis in agriculture, forestry, human health and the management of natural resources, and with particular attention to the needs of developing countries. The CABI resource centre is open to the public

Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen (KIT)|Royal Tropical Institute

Netherlands

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PO Box 1092 HA Amsterdam

The Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) is an independent centre of knowledge and expertise in the areas of international and intercultural cooperation. The aims of KIT are to contribute to sustainable development, poverty alleviation, and cultural preservation and exchange. Within the Netherlands, it seeks to promote interest in and support for these issues. KIT's goals are to maximise access to good quality health care in low and middle income countries; promote awareness through theatre, print publications, information dissemination and workshops; and to provide training in the Netherlands and abroad. KIT’s wide range of health-related activities are carried out by staff in the departments of Development Policy and Practice, Biomedical Research, Information and Library Services, KIT Publishers, Tropenmuseum and Tropentheater.
KIT is a core member of Share-Net, the Netherlands Network on Sexual & Reproductive Health and AIDS. Share-Net seeks to contribute to improving the international sexual and reproductive health and rights situation as well as the HIV/AIDS situation, guided by principles of human rights, equity and equality and empowerment. For further information see http://www.share-net.nl/

NAM Publications

UK

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77a Tradescant Road,
London,
SW8 1XJ

NAM exists to support the fight against AIDS with independent, accurate, accessible and comprehensive information. It produces extensive information on treatments,directories of contacts and organisations working in the HIV field, as well as international resources database which is searchable in 6 languages. There is also a searchable database of HIV clinics available in the UK. NAM is the UK's leading specialist HIV / AIDS information provider with international publications including the European AIDS Directory and AIDS organisations worldwide - accessible online at http://www.aidsmap.com. Now NAM works with the International HIV / AIDS Alliance to provide additional international support

AIDS Ile Mucadele Derngi (AMD)

Turkey

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Fahrettin Altay Saglik Ocagi
Uc Kuyulad
Izmir

A non governmental organisation with the head office in Izmir and 12 branches throughout the country. They have a resource centre open to the public.

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

International Council of AIDS Service Organizations (ICASO)

Canada

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65 Wellesley St.
E., Suite 403
Toronto, Ontario M4Y 1G7

Aims: Gathering and disseminating information; Analysis on key issues; coordination of the development of CBO/NGO's positions on these issues; Working as partners with key international agencies to ensure that the concerns and interests of CBO/NGO's are anticipated and represented; Strengthening the response in communities with fewer resources; Promote and support the work of CBO/NGOs around the worls in the prevention of AIDS and care and treatment for PWHAs

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

Grupo de Apoio e Prevencao a AIDS-Bahia (GAPA-BA)

Brazil

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Rua Colômbia 44
Boqueirão
Santos - SP

GAPA Bahia aims to contribute to the reduction in the level of HIV; to offer psychosocial support to people living with HIV; to press for the respect of human rights in social policies and to respond to AIDS within their public health programmes. They run a telephone hotline; distribute free condoms to low income communities; produce publications; have a resource library that is open to the public; run publicity campaigns; and train school teachers in AIDS education. Specific education campaigns are with low-income sectors, trade unions, men who have sex with men, sex workers and NGO training. They provide pre- and post-test counselling, occupational therapy for PWAs and a legal advice service for PWAs

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