Organisations

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

Britain Nepal Medical Trust (BNMT)

Nepal

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PO Box 9
Morang-Biratnagar

BNMT aims to assist the people of Nepal to improve their health by working in partnership with the Ministry of Health, international and local NGOs, and local communities to establish and maintain sustainable basic health, empowerment, advocacy and intitutional development and strengthening

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

South India AIDS Action Programme (SIAAP)

India

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4 First Street
Kamaraj Avenue
Adyar
Chennai 600 020

SIAAP's aim is to help communities affected by HIV/AIDS to cope with the epidemic. Its objectives are to assist the development of community organisations as a complement to the NGO sector; improve the quality of service delivery through development and implementation of specific services; to influence policy towards better practice in HIV; to strengthen the community networks of people affected by HIV/AIDS; and to develop a centre of professional trainers for HIV in the region. The resource centre is open to the public

Training Organisation for Research and Counselling in Health (TORCH)

India

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45, Friends Colony East, Plot No 2
New Delhi - 110 065

TORCH is committed to reducerisk-taking behaviour and prevent the transmission of and infection with HIV in vulnerable groups through the process of informaion giving, training of peer educators, networking, advocacy and programme development. TORCH runs the NACO AIDS hotline for the Delhi region. It is also working with street children to reduce HIV risk-taking behaviour, with the support of CAPS and UCSF. It also provides a counselling service. Their 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

Philippines NGO Support Program (PHANSuP)

Philippines

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Mezzanine Brickville Condominium
28 N. Domingo Street
New Manila
1112 Quezon City

Aims to limit the spread of HIV and the impact of AIDS in order to enhance the quality of life of indivivduals, families and communities by mobilising and actively building the capacity of NGOs and comunity-based organisations to develop, implement and improve their reprodctive health programmes. PHANSuP provides comprehensive support including financial, organisational and technical support to NGOs, and CBOs, local units of professional associations to build their capacity to carry out effective sustainable responses to reproductive and sexual health and HIV/AIDS. The resource centre will open in June 2002

Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)

USA

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525 23rd Street NW
Washington DC 20037

PAHO/WHO works with member countries to… 
… face the threat and reality of pandemic influenza
… be prepared for chemical, radiological and technological disasters
… cope with climate change, a worldwide phenomenon that is altering the magnitude and frequency of disasters.​

PAHO  is committed to improve disaster preparedness in the health sector and support countries in their response to health needs.

World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WFSA)

UK

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21 Portland Place
London
W1B 1PY

The WFSA is dedicated to improving patient care around the world.  The WFSA  works with the World Health Organisation (WHO), with governments, with other standard setters, with surgical organisations, with NGOs, with hospitals and with training centres and welcome partnerships with organisations that support safe surgery and recognise that safe anaesthesia is an essential element of the same.

  • ​Support and Promote a focus on the availability, safety and quality of anaesthesiology
  • Develop and strengthen and skills and knowledge of anaesthesiologists
  • Invest in innovation and research that supports universal access to safe anaesthesia
  • Promote global standards in anaesthesiology and the well being of our professionals. 

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