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

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

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

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

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/

International Family Health (IFH)

UK

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40 Adler Street
London E1 1EE

IFH aims to improve the sexual and reproductive health of disadvantaged people in resource-poor settings, based on the principles of empowering women and men to make informed choices about their sexual and reproductive health; meeting unmet needs; increasing access to integrated and high quality services; gender equity; and diversity of families

Misereor

Germany

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PO Box 101545
52015 Aachen

Supports developmental projects in compliance with the principle of "help towards self help", regardless of gender, race, ethnicity or nationality. Also promotes the rights of the poor in the Third World through action in Germany and Europe. Its resource centre is open to the public

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

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

Community Health Works of San Francisco

USA

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1600 Holloway Avenue
HSS 301
San Francisco 94132

Focuses on the health of low income communities, in particular in the health of colored and immigrant communities. It is committed to the diversification of the health care workforce and the elimination of health disparities. Their programmes include the first college-based certificate for community health workers in the USA; an urban health oriented Drug and Alcohol Counsellor training programme; a programme to reintegrate internationally trained health professionals who have immigrated to the USA into the US health system; an urban asthma partnership; and the Regional Health Occupations Resource Centre, which disseminates innovative educational programmes to San Francisco Bay Area regional community colleges

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