Organisations

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH

Germany

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Dag-Hammarskjold-Weg 1-5
65760 Eschborn

GTZ provides viable, forward-looking solutions for political, economic, ecological and social development in a globalised world. Supports complex reforms and change processes. All activities are geared to improving people’s living conditions and prospects on a sustainable basis. GTZ publishes numerous specialist texts and information brochures on its work, covering a wide range of topics, including rural development, economic development, environment, health, education and good governance. Publications can be downloaded or ordered online.

Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen (KIT)|Royal Tropical Institute

Netherlands

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PO Box 1092 HA Amsterdam

The Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) is an independent centre of knowledge and expertise in the areas of international and intercultural cooperation. The aims of KIT are to contribute to sustainable development, poverty alleviation, and cultural preservation and exchange. Within the Netherlands, it seeks to promote interest in and support for these issues. KIT's goals are to maximise access to good quality health care in low and middle income countries; promote awareness through theatre, print publications, information dissemination and workshops; and to provide training in the Netherlands and abroad. KIT’s wide range of health-related activities are carried out by staff in the departments of Development Policy and Practice, Biomedical Research, Information and Library Services, KIT Publishers, Tropenmuseum and Tropentheater.
KIT is a core member of Share-Net, the Netherlands Network on Sexual & Reproductive Health and AIDS. Share-Net seeks to contribute to improving the international sexual and reproductive health and rights situation as well as the HIV/AIDS situation, guided by principles of human rights, equity and equality and empowerment. For further information see http://www.share-net.nl/

Medical Action for Global Security (MEDACT)

UK

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The Grayston Centre
28 Charles Square
London N1 6HT

An organisation of health professionals, challenging social and environmental barriers to health worldwide. It highlights the health impacts of violent conflict, poverty and environmental degradation and, with others, acts to eradicate them. Resource centre which is open to the public

International Family Health (IFH)

UK

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40 Adler Street
London E1 1EE

IFH aims to improve the sexual and reproductive health of disadvantaged people in resource-poor settings, based on the principles of empowering women and men to make informed choices about their sexual and reproductive health; meeting unmet needs; increasing access to integrated and high quality services; gender equity; and diversity of families

Mildmay International

UK

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1 Nelson Mews
Southend-on-Sea
Essex SS1 1AL

Its mission is to improve the quality of life of adults and children living with or affected by HIV, primarily in resource-limited countries and communities. It empowers health care providers, through education, training and consultancy, to develop appropriate HIV/AIDS care and rehabilitation services. As a Christian organisation it is committed to excellence in its innovative, culturally sensitive training programmes, holistic models of care and evidence based best practice. Its resource centre is not open to the public

Medical Research Council (MRC)

UK

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20 Park Crescent
London W1N 4AL

The MRC promoes and supports high-quality research and postgraduate training in the biomedical and other sciences with the aim of maintaining and improving human health. The MRC has laboratories in Uganda, The Gambia and Jamaica. The Resource Centre is not open to the public

John Hubley

UK

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21 Arncliffe Road
Leeds LS16 5AP

Independent consultant on international health education and health promotion. Researches and documents good practice in health communicaitona dnhealth promotion in developing countries; and provides a consultancy service for planning, implementation and evaluation of health communication / promotion programmes. The resource centre is not open to the public

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

UK

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Pembroke Place
Liverpool,
L3 5QA

Mission Statement: As a centre of excellence, the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine aims to promote improved health, particularly for people of the less developed countries in the tropics and sub-tropics by: Providing and promoting high quality education and training. Conducting first class research and disseminating the results. Developing systems and technologies for health and assisting in their transfer and management. Providing appropriate consultancy services. In fulfilling this mission the scjool also provides a clinical service of acknowledged excellence.

National Research and Development Centre (STAKES)|Unit for International Development Collaboration

Finland

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PO Box 220
Fin-00531 Helsinki

HEDEC participates in international cooperation in health & social welfare development. We work in developing countries and countries in transition. HEDEC gives technical assistance in planning, monitoring and evaluation of projects and programmes; provides support services in project implementation, gives expert opinion requested by Finnish authorities on development issues and compiles and diseminates information on global development issues. the resource centre is open to the public

Misereor

Germany

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PO Box 101545
52015 Aachen

Supports developmental projects in compliance with the principle of "help towards self help", regardless of gender, race, ethnicity or nationality. Also promotes the rights of the poor in the Third World through action in Germany and Europe. Its resource centre is open to the public

Danish Centre for Technical Aids for Rehabilitation and Education

Denmark

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Gregersensvej 38
DK - 2630 Taastrup

Aims to contribute to the creation of equal opportunities for disabled people within the areas of rehabilitation, assistive technology, special education and infomation communication technology accessibility. It operates on both a national and international level, in co-operation with disability organisations, government authorities, institutions, research centres and clearing houses, local contacts in the field of rehabilitation and education, and manufacturers and suppliers

Comic Relief

UK

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5th Floor
89 Albert Embankment
London SE1 7TP
UK

Comic Relief exists to tackle poverty and promote social justice by helping disadvantaged people in the UK and Africa to realise their aspirations and potential. They do this by raising funds and awareness, and allocating funds donated by the public to charitable projects across the UK and Africa

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