Organisations

AIDS Foundation of South Africa

South Africa

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PO Box 50582
Musgrave

A non-profit and non-governmental organisation which raises funds for various projects and community-based organisations in Kwa-Zulu Natal, Mdumalanga, and the Free State. In addition it provides workshops covering training in various subjects such as capacity building, skills building, basic book-keeping and administration skills. It visits these projects at least four times a year in order to monitor their progress

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

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

South India AIDS Action Programme (SIAAP)

India

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4 First Street
Kamaraj Avenue
Adyar
Chennai 600 020

SIAAP's aim is to help communities affected by HIV/AIDS to cope with the epidemic. Its objectives are to assist the development of community organisations as a complement to the NGO sector; improve the quality of service delivery through development and implementation of specific services; to influence policy towards better practice in HIV; to strengthen the community networks of people affected by HIV/AIDS; and to develop a centre of professional trainers for HIV in the region. The resource centre is open to the public

Planned Parenthood Association of Thailand (PPAT)

Thailand

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8 Soi Vibhavadi-Rangsit 44
Ladyao
Chatuchak
Bangkok 10900

PPAT's objectives are to provide information, guidance, counselling, education and training about family planning, reproductive/sexual health, sex education, family life education, empowerment of women and quality of life development for the general public and more specifically its target groups. It also aims to stimulate and promote the individual's responsibility toward their families in order to improve the quality of life of each family and community, and the country as a whole. It has a network of 7 clinics. The resource centre is open to the public

Township AIDS Project (TAP)

South Africa

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PO Box 4168
Johannesburg 2000

TAP aims to provide information, educaiton and training in behaviour, communication and change; to provide free information in its resource centre which is open to the public; and to provide support and care for PLAs

ActionAid Kenya

Kenya

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PO Box 42814
Nairobi

ActionAid Kenya exists to facilitate processes that eradicate poverty and ensure social justice and equality. Their vision in the AIDS department is to see that the poor and marginalised communities are empowered to gain control over the causes of their vulnerability to HIV, secure basic rights and needs, live with dignity and achieve sustainable development in the face of AIDS

Kenya Red Cross Society

Kenya

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PO Box 40712
Nairobi

Aim: to bring assistance without discrimination to the wounded on the battlefield and to endevour to prevent and alleviate human suffering wherever it may be found. Objective: to protect life and health and to ensure respect for the human being by promoting mutual understanding, friendship & cooperation & lasting peace amongst all peoples and to work as an auxiliary to the government

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

Walio Katika Mapambano na AIDS Tanzania (WAMATA)

Tanzania

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PO Box 33279
Dar es Salaam

WAMATA deals with HIV transmission. AIms include: the reduction of social, pathological, psychological, legal and humnan rights problems for people living with HIV/AIDS; An increase in the institutions capacity in counselling and home based care services; Institutional support; Monitoring and evaluation of performance facilities with WAMATA branches. The WMATA resource centre is open to the public

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