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Google groups


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Google is a powerful Internet search engine that also allows users to search, using keywords, for messages posted in newsgroups and discussion forums on the Internet. When searching for topics in newsgroups, the advanced search facility allows users to select options such as dates or newsgroups. Under a general search using keywords such as 'community-based rehabilitation' users can access all messages posted on that topic, any 'thread' (replies or messages on a similar theme), details of which discussion group the message originated from and links to relevant websites

IDRC reports

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Relates information on research work in developing countres, and aims to keep the international community informed about the work IDRC supports

Lega del Filo d'Oro

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This website provides information and support for deafblind and multi-sensory impaired people from the Italian-based Lega del Filo d'Oro. Information is highlighted about the organisation's activities, projects and initiatives. Useful links are provided for additional information about deafblindness in Italy and worldwide

Iron deficiency project advisory service


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A section of the site, called Iron World, provides links to publications on the following general topics: technical information; specific country information; advocacy and communication; international guidelines and issues; and other related micronutrients. The Iron Deficiency Project Advisory Service (IDPAS) is a project of the International Nutrition Foundation and United Nations University. It aims to support those working to improve iron nutrition in developing and transitional countries

Bernard Van Leer Foundation


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The Bernard van Leer Foundation is an international grant making foundation with the mission to improve opportunities for children up to age 8 who are growing up in socially and economically difficult circumstances. The foundation primarily works to support programmes that are implemented by local partners by focusing upon strengthening the care environment, successful transitions from home to school, and social inclusion and respect for diversity. Their website highlights information about the foundation, their programmes and grants, and the countries where they work. It also features links to related publications, a newsroom and a blog

Sexuality and reproductive health


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The mission of the Center for Research on Women with Disabilities is to promote, develop, and disseminate information to improve the health and expand the life choices of women with disabilities. This section addresses issues for sexuality and reproductive health for women with disabilities by providing useful information and related resources for specific thematics

Coronavirus (COVID-19)


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These resources have been collected to support the provision of education in places affected by COVID-19.


Collections provided are: key educational resources; advocacy; child friendly resources; child protection; coordination; country response plans; distance learning; early childhood education; gender; guidance for schools; guidance for teachers; guidance for parents and caregivers; health nutrition and WASH; inclusion; mental health and psychosocial support; recovery.

International programs


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This website describes the worldwide programmes of Perkins International, which seeks to improve the quality of life for children who are deafblind or blind with multiple disabilities around the world. This website highlights their main initiatives of expanding education, building local expertise, supporting parents, influencing policies, and providing international materials and products. This organisation's website is useful for people with deafblindness and people working in the field of disability and development

AIDS in Asia : face the facts


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Report focusing on the prevention of HIV among adults and adolescents in East, South East and South Asia. The report examines the shape of HIV epidemics in Asia, risk behaviours which play a part in HIV transmission, and lessons learned from past programmes on HIV prevention in the region

IDS Participation website

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A group at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), Sussex University, UK, whose mission is to deepen the quality of participation, to criticise it and to gain better understanding, both conceptual and practical, of its meanings, applications and contributions to development. The website includes overviews, articles, reports and a searchable database of resources around participation

Plan nacional de telesalud


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The plan was designed to contribute to the decentralization and integration of the system of health of Perú and to universalize of the services of health with quality, efficiency and fairness for high-priority benefit of the populations excluded and dispersed through the incorporation of information and communication technologies

ADAPT - Knowledge Management Centre


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The Knowledge Management Centre, an ADAPT Oracle Project, was conceptualized by Dr. Mithu Alur with Mr. K. Harish. Its purpose was to use the knowledge gleaned over forty years and the experiences gained through the up scaling of the first model she set up, to create digitalization of content which is easy to understand, accessible and interactive

Nutrition data banks : micronutrient deficiency information system


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The micronutrient deficiency information system (MDIS) was established in 1991 following a request by the World Health Assembly that surveillance of micronutrient deficiencies be strengthened at the global level.The objectives of the MDIS are to: provide member states with national, regional and global assessments of the magnitude of micronutrient deficiencies; monitor and evaluate, through systematic data collection over time, the impact of WHO strategies to prevent and control micronutrient deficiencies, provide member states with technical support to increase capacity for the establishment and maintenance of national micronutrient deficiency surveillance systems.Currently, the MDIS includes three databases: iodine deficiency disorders, vitamin A deficiency, and anaemia

Psychosocial support portal


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The Psychosocial support portal contains links to documents rpoduced by and with REPSSI. These include reports of programme acitivites; manuals, guides and toolkits; country responses to children and HIV/AIDS; training manuals; research papers; and information about training and education

Pambazuka news

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Weekly electronic newsletter for social justice, aimed at promoting progressive social change in Africa. Provides up-to-date information around human rights, development, conflicts, gender and the environment. Includes sections dedicated to social welfare, health and HIV and education

China HIV/AIDS information network (CHAIN)


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China HIV/AIDS Information Network (CHAIN) hosts an extensive website which provides an online gateway to CHAIN's resources. The web-based search engine allows users to search for materials in either electronic form or access a summary of materials unavailable electronically. CHAIN is currently expanding its online, searchable Chinese database which will allow individuals from all sectors of Chinese society to search and access CHAIN's extensive online database and download materials, or order them from the CHAIN resource centre online