Organisations

The AIDS Information and Support Centre (TASC)

Swaziland

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PO Box 1279
Manzini

TASC aims to support the reduction of HIV infections and AIDS. Its objetives are to reach out to vulnerable individuals and groups, communities and the general public with appropriate HIV/AIDS prevention messages; to work in close collaboration and cooperation with the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare and other stakeholders in skills building and networking; to provide a daily voluntary client walk-in service for counselling, testing and education; and to operate a daily telephone help-line. The resource centre is open to the public

African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF)|South Africa

South Africa

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PO Box 11489
The Tram Shed
Pretoria 0126

Aims to improve the health of disadvantaged people in South Africa. It does this through the development, testing and promotion of appropriate models for improving health; contributing to capacity strengthening at all levels of sustainable health action; and contributing to the development of an enabling environment for health improvement. The Resource Centre is not open to the public

AIDS Care Education and Training (ACET Uganda)

Uganda

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PO Box 9710
Kampala

ACET's aims are to build the capacity of local communities / Community based organisations / non-governmental organisations to reduce the impact of HIV/AIDS. To foster the development of life skills and quality provision of life skills education for young people. To be a technical resource centre to communities, institutions and international bodies in the development appropriate international responses. The ACET resource centre is open to the public

Ethiopian Public Health Association (EPHA)

Ethiopia

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PO Box 7117
Addis Ababa

Aims to advance public health measures for the promotion of health, prevention of diseases, treatment of the sick and rehabilitation of the disabled. It tries to do this through bringing together health professionals; making health policy recommendations; promoting professional standards, the advancement of research and networking; advancing research;and working with sister associations

Family AIDS Caring Trust Masvingo (FACT)

Zimbabwe

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PO Box 1626
Masvingo

FACT is an AIDS service organisation providing a very wide range of services. These include orphan care, home based care, training and support of educators, trainers and the setting up of support groups for people living with AIDS. It provides health care from its clinic and free medication to people who can not afford to pay. It is also involved in advocacy and lobbying policy makers to provide better health services to the public. The FACT clinic resource centre is open to the public

Family Planning Private Sector - FPPS (K)

Kenya

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PO Box 46042
Nairobi

Capacity building for NGOs and CBDs and the private sector, especially in personnel training, supply of equipment and materials and involvement of community members in use of cultural communication in their development.
Actual address: 5th Floor, Longonot Place, Kijabe Street

Ghana Red Cross Society (GRCS)

Ghana

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PO Box 3198
Accra

Aims to alleviate human suffering through providing relief to disaster victims and assisting communities to prevent disasters; improving the lives of the most vulnerable through programmes, services and advocacy; and protecting the environment through tree planting, sanitation and environmental programmes

Stop AIDS Organisation

Nigeria

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Box 5052
Murtala Mohammed Airport
Ikeja, Lagos

StopAIDS aim to prevent and combat the incidence of HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases by designing and implementing appropriate public education and enlightenment programmes for target populations. To the worried well, we provide care, compromising of medical treatment, counselling and psycho-social support. Also they aim to create awareness amongst women who provide support training in the motor park. Empowering them with appropriate training and retraining of women in the sexual and reproductive health arena. The StopAIDS resource centre is open to the public

Tanzania Public Health Association (TPHA)

Tanzania

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PO Box 7785
Dar es Salaam

TPHA's goal is to promote health and prevent disease in Tanzania through sound public health practices. To achieve its mission TPHA undertales to address the following programme objectives: (1) To provide forums for persons interested in public health activities to exchange knowledge and info; (2) to address health related issues affecting the community and to disseminate info relating to public health; (3) to facilitate the development and dissemination of culturally relevant health promotion info to vulnerable groups (4) to promote research in public health related problems; (5) to influence public health policy in Tazania.

Luanshya Humanist Society

Zambia

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PO Box 230
Mpatamatu Luanshya Copper Belt

The main aim of the Society is to promote community-based health programmes such as to teach and disseminate health education information to the community on prevention of communicable disease, promote family planning, to train young people on vocational courses especially design, and tailoring

L'Association de Cooperation en Tunisie (ACT)

Tunisia

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BP 145
1080 Tunis-Cedex

ACT works in cooperation with the Government of the Republic of Tunisia and recognised national, international and non Governmental organisations. ACT prioritises action which will impact those disadvantaged through poverty, unequal opportunity or social marginalisation. ACT seeks to be a catalyst for change creating partnerships that will facilitate the exchange of beneficial attitude and skills

Epilepsy Support Foundation (ESF)

Zimbabwe

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P O Box A104
Avondale
Epilepsy Centre
43 St David Road Hatfield
Harare

Aims to provide backup for people with epilepsy in every aspect of life. They do this through the widespread provision of information about epilepsy in the form of newsletters, posters, leaflets and a resource centre that is open to the public. They also provide counselling, assist support groups for people with epilepsy, and run workshops on epilepsy. Operates a Resource Centre that is open to the public

Uganda Society for Disabled Children (USDC)

Uganda

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P O Box 16346
Kampala

The principal aim of USOC is to provide the necessary resources and opportunities for children with disabilities to achieve their potential and lead fulfilling lives. Its objectives are community education about disability, transfer of knowlesge and skills, direct assistance to individual children and support to provision of essential services. The USOC resource centre is open to the public

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.

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