Organisations

Population Council

USA

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One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza
New York, NY 10017
United States

The Population Council conducts research in over 50 countries to address critical health and development issues. Their work allows couples to plan their families and chart their futures. They help people avoid HIV infection and access life-saving HIV services. They also empower girls to protect themselves and have a say in their own lives.

The Council's capabilities include:

IMPLEMENTATION SCIENCE to identify service-delivery challenges and test solutions that improve family planning, reproductive health, HIV and AIDS services, and programs for adolescent girls;


POLICY RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS that provide data needed by national governments and international bodies to develop evidence-based health and development policies;


DEMOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS to document the significance of the link between population and development;


BASIC BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH on new contraceptive and HIV-prevention compounds and delivery systems, as well as research to understand how HIV is transmitted sexually;


DEVELOPMENT OF PRODUCTS that enable men and women to prevent pregnancy and protect themselves from HIV and other sexually transmitted infections and disorders of the reproductive system;


CLINICAL TRIALS of promising products to determine their efficacy and safety;


PRODUCT INTRODUCTION to ensure that technologies developed by the Council are available to the poorest and most vulnerable people worldwide.

AIDS Concern

China

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17B, Block F
3 Lok Man Road
Chai Wan, Hong Kong

AIDS Concern aim to strengthen community responses to AIDS through targeted outreach prevention for vulnerable groups and support services for people with HIV/AIDS

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

Banteay Srei

Cambodia

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PO Box 529
Phnom Penh

Aims to improve the standard of living and the well-being of poor women and their families, by working with women to reduce their vulnerability and low social status. The Banteay Srei project therefore works to improve women's economic and social empowerment through activities focusing on food and economic security for women and their families; awareness raising about women's rights and reproductive health; strengthening women's groups and their management skills; building self-confidence and leadership; and through advocacy for women's rights. The resource centre is not open to the public