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

Emerald Hill School for the Deaf

Zimbabwe

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P O Box EH 93
Harare

The school provides education for primary and scondary school children, in order to equip them with survival skills. The school has a small library for its pupils and staff

Centre pour la Promotion de la Sante

Democratic Republic of the Congo

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BP 1800 Kangu-Mayumbe BC

The aim of the centre is the promotion of health by means of the participation of the concerned populations and their elites. Its objectives are the study and testing of locally adapted and developed educational material using local artisans and the participation of the local community; distribution of this material at locally available prices; and in-house training to dvelopment workers and health animators. The resource centre is oen tot he 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

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

International Medical Services for Health (INMED)

USA

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45449 Severn Way, Suite 161
Sterling, VA 20166

INMED is a nonprofit health and development organisation dedicated to improving the health and quality of life of people around the world. Since 1986, INMED has worked worldwide to build partnerships that enable local sustainability of community-based programmes, develop and strengthen appropriate health education strategies and materials, offer technical assistance at both grassroots and professional levels, and create sustainable systems for delivery of quality medicines and medical supplies. INMED's active partnerships among international and community-based nonprofit organisations, corporations, governments, bilateral/multilateral organisations, and teachers, parents and children, support our goal of viable, sustainable preventive health programmes for medically underserved populations worldwide

Economic Rural Development Society (ERDS)

India

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6 Kiron Sankar Roy Road
Ground Floor, Room 3,
Calcutta 700 001

ERDS aims at the process of change particularly for the weaker sections of the population. It also aims to bring about an integrated and comprehensive socio-economic development, as well as to enhance its awareness among the rural people. The developmental activities being implemented by ERDS include sustainable agriculture, women and child development, education for all children, and elevation of the status of elderly people in society. Their resource centre is open to the public

Spastics Society of Tamil Nadu (SPASTN)

India

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Opp. T.T.T.I., Taramani Road
Chennai 600 113
Tamil Nadu

SPASTN has disabled members of staff and management. SPASTN's technical support consists of a multidisciplinary team of a special educator, physiotherapist and a speech therapist who extend their services to other NGOs and screening camps for assessment and intervention. One year postgraduate and undergrad uate courses, as well as short courses are offered to government workers. Tailor made courses are offered to other NGOs. SPASTN activities include the production of paper-based special furnitur e; the distribution of prosthetic and orthotic devices, special seating, jams, jellies, sauces, candles, shirts, leather goods; hospital based newborn screening. The organisation has a resource centre and an enquiry service which is accessible by letter or telephone. 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

Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH)

Nigeria

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PO Box 30259, Secretariat
Ibadan, Oyo State

ARFH's vision is to ensure the improved reproductive health status of individuals in Nigeria and elsewhere in Africa. Its mission is to initiate, promote, and implemetn quality community based reroductive health programmes that meet the needs of men, women and youth through training, technical assistance and programme support to individuals ans organisations in Nigeria and eleswhere in Africa. The ARFH resource centre is open to the public

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