Database of disability and health organisations
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Kenya National Association of the Deaf (KNAD)

Kenya

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PO Box 33445
Nairobi

KNAD's objectives are to promote economic and civil rights of deaf people; provide information research and dissemination; to provide deaf awareness training and adult literacy; to support people with additional handicaps through rehabilitation; to advocate for deaf policy and representation; to cooperate with the World Federation of the Deaf, disability organisations and other NGOs locally and internationally; to devleop and research a Kenyan sign language; and to provide career guidance, counselling and family life education for its deaf members

Challenged Network of Kenya (CNK)

Kenya

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64513
Nairobi
00620

The organisation aims "to build the capacity of communities comprising of persons with dsabilities, people living with HIV/AIDS, youth, women, children, the old and other persons by empowering them through initiatives that enhance better functioning and participation in opportunities for them to have better lives; to empower persons with disabilities in all aspects of life and nation development; to enlighten the community on issues dealing with disabilities and allowing the persons with disability to participate fully; to train the youth and women on income generating activities.

Validity Foundation

Hungary

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Impact Hub, Ferenciek tere 2.
Budapest
1053 Hungary

Validity is a dynamic community of legal professionals and volunteers brought together by a desire to reverse injustice and segregation faced by people with mental disabilities worldwide. We act on the instructions of the disability rights movement and people with disabilities themselves. Our goal is to promote equality, inclusion and justice for all.

Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria

South Africa

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Recognised internationally for excellence in human rights law in Africa, the Centre for Human Rights is uniquely positioned as both an academic department and a non-governmental organisation. A leader in human rights education in Africa, the Centre works towards a greater awareness of human rights, the wide dissemination of publications on human rights in Africa, and the improvement of the rights of women, people living with HIV, indigenous peoples, sexual minorities and other disadvantaged or marginalised persons or groups across the continent

SourceAmerica

USA

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8401 Old Courthouse Rd
Vienna, VA 22182
(888) 411-8424

The mission of SourceAmerica is to deliver industry-leading products and services through a national community of organizations that share a common vision to provide employment options for professionals with disabilities

STEP (Special Talent Exchange Program)

Pakistan

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109, Khudad Heights
Main Margalla Road, E-11 Islamabad

Special Talent Exchange Program (STEP) was conceived and initiated by persons with disabilities themselves in 1997. Being a cross-disability organization STEP is committed to mainstreaming disability in development through empowering individuals and organizations of persons with disabilities as well as sensitizing society about a rights-based approach.

Indigo (formerly Independent Living Centre of Western Australia)

Australia

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11 Aberdare Road Nedlands, WA 6008

Indigo (formerly the Independent Living Centre WA)

Indigo provides information and advice, assessment, training, funding and hire services that enable Australians of all ages and abilities to live more independent and fulfilling lives.

The customer is at the heart of everything we do and we offer expertise in:

assistive technology (devices and equipment)

home modifications

allied health services including physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech pathology

driving support for first time drivers and people returning to driving following a diagnosis of a medical condition or a disability

training on assistive technology, communication, home modifications and inclusive technology in schools.

Mencap

UK

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London office: 123 Golden Lane, London EC1Y 0RT

Mencap’s mission is to transform society’s attitudes to learning disability and improve the quality of life of people with a learning disability and their families.

 

Our big plan is divided into 6 priorities. These are the areas of life we want to have the biggest impact on, the areas where there is the most need to see change for the better. They are:

  • reducing stigma and discrimination
  • early intervention
  • making a difference, here and now
  • supporting friendships and relationships
  • improving health
  • employment.

The Asia Foundation

USA

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San Francisco Headquarters
465 California St., 9th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104-1804

The Asia Foundation is a nonprofit international development organization committed to improving lives across a dynamic and developing Asia. Working through our offices in 18 countries and informed by deep local expertise and six decades of experience, we address the critical issues affecting Asia in the 21st century by: strengthening governance, expanding economic opportunity, increasing environmental resilience, empowering women, and promoting international cooperation.

Enable Scotland

UK

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Picking Up The Pieces
INSPIRE House
Renshaw Place
Eurocentral
N Lanarkshire
ML1 4UF

We are a Scottish charity, working to make life better for people who have a learning disability – and their families. We believe in an equal society for every person who has a learning disability, and every day we campaign, fundraise and provide support to help make this a reality

ReBUILD Consortium

UK

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Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

Pembroke Place
Liverpool
L3 5QA
UK

The ReBUILD Consortium was an international health systems research partnership which between 2011 and early 2019 addressed the previously neglected area of health systems research in fragile and conflict-affected settings (FCAS). Through new research and the support of evidence-based policy and practice, ReBUILD's partners aimed to help some of the world's poorest and most vulnerable people access effective health care and reduce health costs burdens, in these highly challenging conflict and crisis-affected settings

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