Organisations

Ministry of Health and Population (MOH&P)

Malawi

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PO Box 30377
Lilongwe 3

Aims to promote child health; to eradicate diseases; to reduce maternal mortality; and increase public awareness of HIV/AIDS through campaigning. The resource centre is open to the public

Atelier Material Audio-Visual (AMA)

Cameroon

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BP 267
Yaounde

The objective of the organisation is to have new equipment in order to produce and distribute beter educational materials. The resource centre is open to the public

Joint Library of the Institute of Ophthalmology and Moorfields Eye Hospital [formerly the International Resource Centre at the International Centre for Eye Health]

UK

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London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Keppel Street
London WC1E 7HT

The Joint Library is committed to strengthening eye health education in developing countries through the provision of appropriate educational resources and information. It holds information and material on the prevention of blindness and related subjects for developing countries e.g. environmental health, epidemiology, health planning, and health education. Country files and teaching materials are also available. Members of the public are welcome to visit the library for a charge of £6.00. The library is open on Monday and Friday, 9am - 5pm; and Tuesday to Thursday, 9am - 6pm

Dulas Ltd

UK

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Unit 1
Dfyi Eco Park
Machynlleth
Powys SY20 8AX
Wales

Dulas aims to work throughout the world to support communities by supplying solar powered equipment, including vaccine refrigerators, blood banks and remote power supplies. The library is not open to the public

Communicacion Andina

Peru

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Casilla Postal 700
Mariscal Gamarra 13-B (Primera Etapa)
Cuzco

This is a small non-profit organisation composed of educators, health personnel and environmentalists. It carries out community-based development projects addressed at indigenous communities in the rural and peri-urban areas of the Inka region of Peru, specifically addressed at women, children and adolescents. It supports such projects with IEC stratgies. It works for development in order to improve the quality of life of indigenous people

Wellstart International

USA

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4062 First Avenue
San Diego
CA 92103-2045

Wellstart's mission is to advance the knowledge, skills and ability of health care providers regarding the promotion, protection and support of optimal infant and maternal health and nutrition from conception through to the completion of weaning. This mission is pursued through a number of objectives: the integration of basic knowledge and skills needed to fulfil the mission; the improvement of the knowledge and skills of currently practising health care providers through the provision of postgraduate (continuous) training opportunities; and the development of faculty leadership for preservice postgraduate education regarding the optimal maternal and infant health and nutrition. Wellstart is a WHO collaborating center on promoting and protecting breastfeeding, with particular emphasis on lactation management education. The resource centre is not open to the public

National Institute of Rehabilitation Training and Research

India

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Olatpur
Post-Bairoi
Dist-Cuttack
Orissa 754 010

The ojectives are to undertake, sponsor or co-ordinate the training for rehabilitation personnel; to conduct, sponsor , co-ordinate or subsidise research on biomedical engineering, surgical or medical procedures for orthopedically handicapped; to promote, distribute, subsidise the manufacture of prototype designed aid appliances; to develop models of service delivery programmes for rehabilitation; to undertake vocational training, placement and rehabilitation of the physically handicapped; to document and disseminate information on disability and rehabilitation in India and abroad; and to undertake any other action in the area of rehabilitation. 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

Action Research and Training for Health (ARTH)

India

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39 Fateipura
Udaipur 313004

ARTH's goal is to contribute to the improvement of health status among underpriveleged communities in India. It achieves this by carrying out operations research for enhancing access and quality of health care, applying research findings to health policies and programmes, training health providers and managers, providing reproductive and child health services and supporting efforts to improve women's social, educational and economic status. The resource centre is not open to the public

Community Based Rehabilitation Development and Training Centre (CBRDTC)

Indonesia

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CBR Centre
LU Adisucipto KM7, Colomadu
Surakarta 57176

CBR is involved in efforts to change community behaviour (attitudes, knowledge and skills ), including that of people with disabilities, to enable the community to participate effectively in programmes concerning disability issues and the improvement of the quality of life of PWDs. The resource centre is open to the public

Philippines NGO Support Program (PHANSuP)

Philippines

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Mezzanine Brickville Condominium
28 N. Domingo Street
New Manila
1112 Quezon City

Aims to limit the spread of HIV and the impact of AIDS in order to enhance the quality of life of indivivduals, families and communities by mobilising and actively building the capacity of NGOs and comunity-based organisations to develop, implement and improve their reprodctive health programmes. PHANSuP provides comprehensive support including financial, organisational and technical support to NGOs, and CBOs, local units of professional associations to build their capacity to carry out effective sustainable responses to reproductive and sexual health and HIV/AIDS. The resource centre will open in June 2002

Information and Research Centre at the King Hussein Foundation (IRC)

Jordan

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PO BOX 941096
11194 Amman

IRCs mission is to inform the positive development of policies and programmes affecting the human development of Jordanians through their different life-cycles as children, teenagers, youth, adults and elderly. Their main objectives are to become a focal point for the data and information needed to form a comprehensive profile on human development in Jordan and to achieve accreditation for producing high quality policy research. It is affiliated with Chapin Hall Centre for Child Research at the University of Chicago, USA. The resource centre is open to the public

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