Organisations

National Health Learning Materials Centre (NHLMC)

Ghana

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PO Box 1908
Kumasi

The centre is an institution under the Human Resource Development Division of the Ministry of Health. It is targetted to produce and distribute health learning materials to healthcare workers and students. It also aims to set up viable resource centres in health training institutions and other institutions within the health ministry; and train and update resource officers in other resource centres. Their 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

Wits Tintswalo Community Rehabilitation Research and Education Programme (CORRE)

South Africa

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P O Box 558
Acornhoek 1360

CORRE's mission is to develop and run a training programme for community rehabilitation workers together with people with disabilities and rehabilitation professionals; to promote the concept and implementation of CBR by influencing policy and attitudes at all levels of social and political organisation; and to provide rigorously researched evidence of CBR effectiveness and models of implementation. The Resource centre is not open to the public

Research Policy Institute|University of Lund

Sweden

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Scheelevagen 15
SE-223 63 Lund

Researches science and technology policy and on innovation processes. Specific areas of interest are biomedical innovation systems; regional clusters; transformation of the research and development system; internationalisation of research and development; and intellectual capital and knowledge management. The resource centre is open to the public

Tata Institute of Social Sciences|Department of Health Services Studies

India

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PO Box 8313
Sion-Trombay Road
Deonor, Mumbai

Its objectives are to maintain and develop the Department of Health Services Studies as a teaching, research and consultancy department; to organise teaching in the field of Health and Hospital Management, with a view to providing professional personnel in the field of health and hospital managment; to organise research in the field of Social Science and Management Science applied to healthcare; to train students in research with a view of promoting the growth of knowledget; to contribute to the formulation of health and related policies; to publish books, monographs, periodicals and papers; to arrange lectures, seminars, conferences, symposia; to co-operate with other organisations to undertake action projects in the area of health and hospital management; and to demonstrate new areas of practice and strategies in the delivery of healthcare. The 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

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