Organisations

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

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 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.

Associaçao Brasiliera Interdisciplinar de AIDS (ABIA)

Brazil

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Rua da Cangelária 79, 10 andar - Centro
Rio de Janeiro/RJ Cep 20091-020

ABIA is a national NGO with a nationwide programme on AIDS awareness and education. It conducts research on public policy and socio-economic issues concerning AIDS. Specific projects include those aimed at women, schools, the workplace and men who have sex with men. ABIA's resource centre is for ABIA staff and participants at its workshops. ABIA produces Boletim ABIA, which focuses on te work ABIA does at the political level and what the latest political issues related to HIV/AIDS are. It also produces the Portuguese edition of AIDS Action

The Humsafar Trust

India

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PO Box 6913
Santacruz(W)
Mumbai 400 054

The Humsafar Trust rates itself as India's premier NGO working in the Men who have Sex with Men sector. It has successfully managed sites in Mumbai metro and finished the baseline study of MSM risk behaviours. It is now implementing the targetted intervention in the MSM sector and giving care and health services through its STI clinic in the Humsafar Centre