Organisations

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

Kuleana Centre for Children's Rights

Tanzania

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PO Box 27
Mwanza

Promotes awareness and advocacy about children's rights, with particular emphasis on the girl child. Facilitates children's right to self-expression, strengthens programming capacity in child rights in Tanzania, provides essential services to and supports the rights of street children in Mwanza, and promotes universal (basic) primary education in Tanzania. Kuleana has a resource centre

Walio Katika Mapambano na AIDS Tanzania (WAMATA)

Tanzania

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PO Box 33279
Dar es Salaam

WAMATA deals with HIV transmission. AIms include: the reduction of social, pathological, psychological, legal and humnan rights problems for people living with HIV/AIDS; An increase in the institutions capacity in counselling and home based care services; Institutional support; Monitoring and evaluation of performance facilities with WAMATA branches. The WMATA resource centre is open to the public

Tanzania Public Health Association (TPHA)

Tanzania

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PO Box 7785
Dar es Salaam

TPHA's goal is to promote health and prevent disease in Tanzania through sound public health practices. To achieve its mission TPHA undertales to address the following programme objectives: (1) To provide forums for persons interested in public health activities to exchange knowledge and info; (2) to address health related issues affecting the community and to disseminate info relating to public health; (3) to facilitate the development and dissemination of culturally relevant health promotion info to vulnerable groups (4) to promote research in public health related problems; (5) to influence public health policy in Tazania.

Tanzania Food and Nutrition Centre (TFNC)

Tanzania

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PO Box 977
Ocean Road No 22
Dar es Salaam

This is an autonomous institution under the umbrella of the Ministry of Health. It has the mandate of initiating and coordinating nutrition interventions, as well as carrying out research and advising the government and related institutions on all matters concerning food and nutrition. Resource Centre open to the public

AIDS NGOs Network in East Africa (ANNEA)

Tanzania

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P.O.Box 6187
Arusha

AIMS To promote networking and experience sharingamong ANNEA members for the purpose of improving and strengtheding their efforts To facilitate networking among AIDS related NGOs in the other 8 countries of Eastern Africa To strengthen the capacity of AIDS NGOs to design and impliment task focused, result orientated, cost effective and sustainable programmes To strengthen the organisational development and capacity of ANNEA To facilitate the greater involvment of PLHAs in HIV/AIDS prevention and care To advocate for Human Rightd in relation to HIV/AIDS

Ministry of Health

Tanzania

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PO Box 9083
Dar Es Salaam

Formulates policy and health legislation. Plans and implements public health related interventions including proper hygiene and sanitation, immunisation of children under 5, health services for women of child-bearing age, and helath education to ensure healthy lifestyles and health practices. Provides training to key health workers. Coordinates and oversees the provision of clinical services

Amani Early Childhood Care and Development (Amani ECCD)|Amani Trust Foundation

Tanzania

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PO Box 11245
Dar es Salaam

Amani ECCD advocates for and facilitates integrated, multisectoral approaches to supporting women, families, carers, educators and communities, in their roles of nurturing Tanzania's socially and economically disadvantaged young children. It calls for a commitment from government, donors and communities to ensure the basic foundation stones for the optimal development of the child. Amani's "Early Childhood Care and Education : Foundations of Development Progamme" aims to improve the commitment to holistic ECD support at all levels to inform the development of integrated and multisectoral support to national ECD policies. Its "Building the Foundations of Development : Tanzanian ECD IEC programme" raises awareness of ECD issues with key stakholders and the wider community through a targeted ECD IEC programme. Amani ECD is also the Secretariat of the Tanzania ECD network, a national network of government and non-government ECD related organisations

Kilimanjaro CBR - Comprehensive Community Based Rehabilitation Tanzania (CCBRT)

Tanzania

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PO Box 8515
Moshi

The organisation is concerned with any type of disability through rehabilitation and prevention. The organisation operates a successful community based rebabilitation programme in a remote rural area. It is staffed by trained, well-informed workers belonging to the area backed up by a specialist supervisor, who together have gained people's confidence.

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