Organisations

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

Tanzania Media Women's Association (TAMWA)

Tanzania

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P O Box 8981
Dar es Salaam

Visited Oct 94
Aims to use the media to sensitise society on gender issues, to advocate and lobby for policy and legal changes which promote human rights of women and children, and ultimately to break free of gender violence. The resource centre is not open to the public

Family Health International (FHI)

Kenya

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PO Box 38835
Nairobi

Works to improve reproductive and family health around the world through bio-meical and social science research, innovative health service delivery interventions, and training and information programmes. It works in partnership with universities, ministries of health and NGOs, conducting on-going projects in the USA and more than 40 developing countries. The resource centre is open to the public

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

European Network Field Office for Central Asia|International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF)

Kazakhstan

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PO Box 26
Almaty 480008

Its objectives are to establish and support family planning associations in Central Asia; to ensure the right of all men, women and youth to free and informed choice about their sexual and reproductive health; and to work with local NGOS, government organisations and international agencies to promote the family planning movement and sexual-moral education. The resource centre is only open to IPPF partner organisations

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

Britain Nepal Medical Trust (BNMT)

Nepal

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PO Box 9
Morang-Biratnagar

BNMT aims to assist the people of Nepal to improve their health by working in partnership with the Ministry of Health, international and local NGOs, and local communities to establish and maintain sustainable basic health, empowerment, advocacy and intitutional development and strengthening

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

Bangladesh Women's Health Coalition (BWHC)

Bangladesh

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10/2 Iqbal Road, Mohammedpur
PO Box 2295
Dhaka - 1207

BWHC works with underpriveleged and marginalised women, children and youth through health oriented development interventions, with a prime focus on reproductive health services and action oriented community education. It is committed to bringing about positive changes in the quality of women's life by making available reproductive and primary health care services as well as other basic social services that enable women to exercise their reproductive and human rights. BWHC firmly believes that the quality of women's lives is enhanced by emphasising an inclusive gender approach, community participation and working in integration and collaboration with government and other relevant organisations. The resource centre is not open to the public

Talikala, Inc

Philippines

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PO Box 80210
Davao City

Talikala's goal is to improve the quality of life of women prostitutes and survivors of prostitution. Its objectives are to improve the reproductive health of sex workers; to work towards gender justice in society; to enhance sex workers' opportunities for self-sufficiency; and to create and provide support systems for sex workers

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

Kenema Female Circumcision Project (KFCP)

Sierra Leone

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PO Box 165
Kenema

Kenema works towards the prevention of traditional practices that affect women and children in Sierra Leone and Africa. It plays an advocacy role and organises workshops on traditional practices that affect women and children

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