Organisations

Primary Diagnostics Ltd

UK

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Unit 1 &2, Fletcher Industrial Estate
Clovelly Road, Biddiford
Devon EX39 3EU

Designs and develops new, more appropriate diagnostic instruments aimed at providing accurate, safe and inexpensive diagnostic capability for mobile medical/veterinary surveillance, and for medical teams working in disaster and refugee situations. Their aim is to arrange for the assembly or manufacture of these new tools in user countries, to ensure low cost and ready availibility, and contribute to the local economy

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)

UK

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Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT

The LSHTM mission is to contribute to the improvement of health worldwide through the pursuit of excellence in research, postgraduate training, advanced training and consultancy in international public health and tropical medicine. To achieve this the school will enhance it's role as: Britain's national school of public health; a leading institution in Europe for research and postgraduate education education in public health and tropical medicine; and an internatinoal centre of excellence in public health and medicine in developing countries. The LSHTM resource centre is open to the public

Skillshare International

UK

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126 New Walk
Leicester LE1 7JA

Skillshare International world for sustainable development in partnership with the people & communities of Africa and Asia. It does this by sharing and developing skills, facilitating organisational effectiveness and supporting organisational growth. The Skillshare resource centre is open to the public

Pesticides Aciton Network UK

UK

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The Brighthelm Centre
North Road
Brighton
BN1 1YD

PAN Uk promotes healthy food, agriculture and an environment which will provide food and meet public health needs without harm to food producers and agricultural workers. PAN UK is an independent, non-profit organisation working nationally and internationally with like-minded groups and individuals concerned with health, environment and development. It aims to eliminate the hazards of pesticides; reduce dependence on pesticides and prevent unnecessary expansion of their use; and increase the sustainable and ecological alternatives to chemical pest control. It runs a resource centre that is open to the public

Centre for International Co-operation & Appropriate Technology (CICAT)|Delft University of Technology

Netherlands

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PO Box 5048
Delft

Responsible for the promotion and coordination of the Delft University of Technology's efforts in the field of development cooperation. CICAT's main activities are associated with inter-institutional linkages in which different academic partners in the Netherlands cooperate with one or more research institutes abroad. CICAT can provide technical assistance with engineering activities, especially water management, sanitation and construction engineering. The focus of the Documentation Centre collection is on the technological aspects of development cooperation. The resource centre is open to the public

International Water and Sanitation Centre (IRC)

Netherlands

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Visiting address
Bezuidenhoutseweg 2
2594 AV The Hague
The Netherlands

Postal address
P.O. Box 82327
2508 EH The Hague
The Netherlands

IRC facilitates the creation, sharing and use of knowledge so that water and sanitation sector staff and organisations can better support poor men, women and children in developing countries to obtain water and sanitation services they will use and sustain. This is achieved by offering publications, training courses, advisory and education services, research and advocacy activities. IRC's library contains over 16,000 items, much of it is grey literature. The resources can be searched using the on-line database, which can be searched by subject, author, title, publisher, date and type of publication. It provides links to 1100 documents and Web pages on the Internet. Publications can be ordered online and some can be downloaded from the website.

Strategies and Tools against Social Exclusion and Poverty (STEP) Programme

Switzerland

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4 route des Morillons
CH 1211 Geneva 22

STEP is an operational tool to promote the extension of social protection for men and women workers in the informal economy. This is achieved by bolstering the confidence of the excluded so that they realise that not only do they have the right to seek basic human security and universal and equitable access to social protection services, but that they also have the ability. Making efforts to make women more visible in their social and economic roles. This contributes to the overall preparations for the follow up to the 4th World Conference on Women in Bejing (1995) through the "Bejing plus 5" in 2000. Through a participatory approach, STEP works in the field of microinsurance as a means for the excluded to claim their basic human security, such as equitable access to health care and other social protection services. The STEP strategies include the implementation of development projects, action research, advocacy and policy dialogue. STEP works in partnership with governments, workers' and employers' organisations, international development organisations, research centres, group-based organisations (social economy) and selected NGOs

The Wellcome Trust|Tropical Medicine Resource

UK

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210 Euston Road
London NW1 2BE

The Tropical Medicine Resource (TMR) is part of the Wellcome Trust, Europe's largest medical research charity. It produces interactive distance learning materials which support training and development within the international health community. The main output of the department to date has been the CD-Rom based series "Topics in International Health (TIH)". The CDs cover diseases of international importance, such as malaria, tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS - and complement scientific research funded by Wellcome Trust grants nd carried out in Wellcome Trust Centres overseas. Operates a Resource Centre that is open to the public

WASTE: Advisors on Urban Environment and Development

Netherlands

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Nieuwehaven 201
2801 CN Gouda

WATE is a non-profit organisation for development projects in countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe. WASTE worls for organisations that aim at a sustainable improvement of the livnig conditions of the urban low-income population and of the urban environment in general

Child-to-Child Trust

UK

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Room 833
Institute of Education
20 Bedford Way
London WC1H OAL

The objectives of the Child-to-Child Trust are to protect and preserve the health of communities worldwide by encouraging and enabling children and young people to play an active and responsible role in the health and development of themselves, other children and their families
The CTC library has a specialist collection of health education material. Most of the materials consist of Child-to-Child publications, but there is also a wide range of project reports, resource books, training guides and audio-visual material relating to the promotion and use of the Child-to-Child concept. The resource centre is open to postgraduate students and visitors working or considering working overseas on projects where the Child-to-Child approach is relevant. Call the Project Co-ordinator for an appointment. The library is open Monday to Friday, 9am - 4pm

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