Organisations

Uganda Women Concern Ministry (UWCM)

Uganda

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PO Box 1820
Mbale

UWCM aim: to train community women in income generating skills and access them to financial and other resources; to build capacity of the community to handle issues of HIV/AIDS; to train and provide conditional grants to the poorest of the poor families; to support orphaned and needy children; to advocate for and promote child participaction, rights and responsibilities; to monitor and evaluate UWCM activities

AIDS Community Based Outreach Services (ACOBOS)

Kenya

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P O Box 6316
Kiumu

Aims to improve the quality of life of people living with HIV/AIDS, their families and communities. Its objectives are to reduce discriminationagainst PLWHAs and their families; to provide relevant and first hand information on HIV/AIDS to Kenyans involving PLAs; to provide comprehensive health to PLWAs their families; and teach skills to PLWHAs for income generation

The Association of People with AIDS in Kenya (TAPWAK)

Kenya

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P O Box 30583
Nairobi

Aims to offer physicla, psychological and spiritual support to members of the organisation; create awareness of HIV issues in the general public; and advocate for the rights of people infected with HIV/AIDS as well as educating them on their rights. It has aresource centre that is open to the public

Association SOS SIDA|Jeunesse Mobilisee

Burkina Faso

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01 B P 2162
Ougadougou 01

SOS SIDA aim to improve the education of rural and urban population on AIDS and Health and Sexual reproduction. Its objectives are: counselling and voluntary HIV depositing; medical, psychological and social caretaking of people living with HIV/AIDS and HIV fatherless children (children whose parents have died of AIDS). The SOS SIDA resource centre is open to the public

Lumiere Action

Côte d'Ivoire

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14 BP2101
Abidjan

Aims to give psychological and social support to people living with HIV. To provide information to help the prevention of HIV. To fight for the rights of people living with HIV as well as many other discriminations. To promote the access to clinical carre and therapy treatment.
Resource centre open to the public

The AIDS Information and Support Centre (TASC)

Swaziland

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PO Box 1279
Manzini

TASC aims to support the reduction of HIV infections and AIDS. Its objetives are to reach out to vulnerable individuals and groups, communities and the general public with appropriate HIV/AIDS prevention messages; to work in close collaboration and cooperation with the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare and other stakeholders in skills building and networking; to provide a daily voluntary client walk-in service for counselling, testing and education; and to operate a daily telephone help-line. The resource centre is open to the public

AIDS Care Education and Training (ACET Uganda)

Uganda

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PO Box 9710
Kampala

ACET's aims are to build the capacity of local communities / Community based organisations / non-governmental organisations to reduce the impact of HIV/AIDS. To foster the development of life skills and quality provision of life skills education for young people. To be a technical resource centre to communities, institutions and international bodies in the development appropriate international responses. The ACET resource centre is open to the public

Ethiopian Public Health Association (EPHA)

Ethiopia

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PO Box 7117
Addis Ababa

Aims to advance public health measures for the promotion of health, prevention of diseases, treatment of the sick and rehabilitation of the disabled. It tries to do this through bringing together health professionals; making health policy recommendations; promoting professional standards, the advancement of research and networking; advancing research;and working with sister associations

Family AIDS Caring Trust Masvingo (FACT)

Zimbabwe

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PO Box 1626
Masvingo

FACT is an AIDS service organisation providing a very wide range of services. These include orphan care, home based care, training and support of educators, trainers and the setting up of support groups for people living with AIDS. It provides health care from its clinic and free medication to people who can not afford to pay. It is also involved in advocacy and lobbying policy makers to provide better health services to the public. The FACT clinic resource centre is open to the public

Family Planning Private Sector - FPPS (K)

Kenya

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PO Box 46042
Nairobi

Capacity building for NGOs and CBDs and the private sector, especially in personnel training, supply of equipment and materials and involvement of community members in use of cultural communication in their development.
Actual address: 5th Floor, Longonot Place, Kijabe Street

Stop AIDS Organisation

Nigeria

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Box 5052
Murtala Mohammed Airport
Ikeja, Lagos

StopAIDS aim to prevent and combat the incidence of HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases by designing and implementing appropriate public education and enlightenment programmes for target populations. To the worried well, we provide care, compromising of medical treatment, counselling and psycho-social support. Also they aim to create awareness amongst women who provide support training in the motor park. Empowering them with appropriate training and retraining of women in the sexual and reproductive health arena. The StopAIDS resource centre is open to the public

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