Organisations

Zimcare Trust

Zimbabwe

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P O Box 90
Belvedere
Harare

Zimcare offer support and training to persons with learning disabilites to encourage equal opportunities within society

Central Board of Health (CBOH)

Zambia

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PO Box 32588
Lusaka

Provides comprehensive health policy guidelines and strategies for effective health care delivery at all levels as well as the monitoring and evaluation of health programmes. CBoH has a resource centre that is open to the public. It has a countrywide network of hospitals and clinics.

Ahfad Centre for Reproductive Health, Family Planning and Eradication of Harmful Traditional Practices

Sudan

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PO Box 167
Ahfad University for Women
Omdurman

The health centre provides health care services for a large section in the community. The main aim is working in reproductive health issues, raising awareness to the community and working under a well established university, such as Ahfad University for women, aiming to attain the highest possible standards in health services, obtaining user satisfaction at an affordable cost

Child-To-Child Kenya

Kenya

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PO Box 19859
Nairobi

Aims to promote and preserve the health of communities worldwide by encouraging and enabling children to play an active and responsible role in the health and development of themselves, other children, their families and the community at large. the resource centre is open to the public

Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau (UPMB)

Uganda

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PO Box 4127
Kampala

UPMB aim: To build a self-sustaining organisation which can offer support services to member's health units and empower them to provide quality care to the communities in Uganda. UPMBs objectives are to provide a coordination, technical and logistical forum and to build human resource capacities in PHC/CBHC among member units; To network with agencies in areas of mutual interest related to health; To play an advocacy and lobbying role to policy makers, donors on behalf of the affiliated units; To liaise between government affliliated units and donors

Kenya Medical Training College, Nairobi

Kenya

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PO Box 30195
Nairobi

Aims: To promote facilities for college education for national health manpower requirements. To provide consultancy services on health and related areas. To develop health trainers who can effectively teach, conduct operational research, develop relevant and usable health learning materials and manage health training institutions. To play an effective role in the development and expansion of opportunities to continiue with education

Gaza Community Mental Health Programme

Palestine

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PO Box 1049
Gaza Strip

GCMHP is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation and was established in 1990 and adopts community-based care to tackle mental health problems. It offers community mental health services and clinical care through three clinics. Each clinic consists of a multidisciplinary team. It offers training courses for PHC, health and other professionals. In addition, the Programme conducted and published research related to stress and violence issues. The main target groups are those subjected to torture and violence, women abuse, children and drug abuse.

Health Development Information and Policy Institute (HDIP)

Palestine

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PO Box 1351
Ramallah

HDIP is an independent Palastinian organisation specialised in policy research and advocacy of appropriate health and development policies. The institute is devoted to promoting coordination between NGO and government sectors, and provides information services, consultations, evaluations and training in systems management. HDIP has a resource centre which is open to the public

Health Education Resource Unit (HERU) - FHS

Lebanon

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Box 11-0236
Riad Elsolh
Beirut 1107 2020

HERU is working on a future plan that will serve the following functions: Serving as a Resource Unit for both human resources and health promotion material materials at the local and the regional level; Networking to promote professional communication and collaboration locally and among countries in the region; Development of Health Promotion Materials to respond to the shortage of Arabic materials available in the region; Providing Technical Assistance in the form of courses, consultations and training for professionals in the health field. The HERU resource centre is open to the public

National Children's Bureau (NCB)

UK

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NCB Book Sales
8 Wakley Street
London EC1V 7QE

The National Children Bureau (NCB) is a charitable organisation that acts as an umbrella body for oraganisations working for children in England and Northern Ireland. NCB offers a range of services to both members and non-members, including: library and information service; conference facilities; event management; consultancy. NCB is also a publisher in the field of children's services and children's studies. Titles can be browsed and ordered via the online bookshop.

CAB International (CABI)

UK

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Wallingford
Oxon OX10 8DE

CABI's mission is to help improve human welfare worldwide through the dissemination, application and generation of scientific knowledge in support of sustainable development, with emphasis in agriculture, forestry, human health and the management of natural resources, and with particular attention to the needs of developing countries. The CABI resource centre is open to the public

Health Unlimited

UK

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Unit 6 Park Place
12 Lawn Lane
London SW18 1UD

Health Unlimited supports poor people in their efforts to achieve better health and well-being. It gives priority to the most excluded and vulnerable, in particular indiginous people and communities affected by conflict and political instability. It works in Asia, Africa and Latin America on long term programmes to strengthen health systems and promote community health. Also works in development communications, particularly in the use of radio to address health issues

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