Organisations

Tanzania Food and Nutrition Centre (TFNC)

Tanzania

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PO Box 977
Ocean Road No 22
Dar es Salaam

This is an autonomous institution under the umbrella of the Ministry of Health. It has the mandate of initiating and coordinating nutrition interventions, as well as carrying out research and advising the government and related institutions on all matters concerning food and nutrition. Resource Centre open to the public

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

Islamic African Relief Agency (IARA)

Sudan

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PO Box 3372
Khartoum

Aims to initiate and open communications among all mankind regardless of religious culture, language, race or colour; put into place the principles of charity and providing basic services to the vulnerable and needy; promote and protect human rights; and promote and support water and sanitation programmes

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Pakistan

Pakistan

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United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Pakistan Country Office
Street#05, G-5, Diplomatic Enclave
Ph: +92 51 2097700

UNICEF is mandated by the UN General Assembly to advocate for the protection of children's rights to help meet their basic needs and to expand their opportunities to reach their full potential under the guidance of the Convention of the Rights of the Child. cooperates with NGOs to achieve goals in the reduction of IMR, MMR, malnutrition, and in the increase of safe water provision, primary school enrolment, salt iodizaiton and immunisation. Its resource centre is not open to the public

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.

Christian Aid Resources Centre

UK

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35 Lower Marsh
PO Box 100
London SE1 7RT

Christian Aid is an agency of the churches in the UK and Ireland. It works wherever the need is the greatest, irrespective of religion. It supports local organisations to undestand local needs. It strives for a new world, transformed by an end to poverty, and campaigns to change the rules that keep people poor
The Christian Aid resources centre has a collection of more than 5,000 books and 90 journals, specialising in economic and social development. The subject areas covered include HIV/AIDS, agriculture, environment, poverty reduction, gender, conflict, emergencies, Planning Monitoring and Evaluation (PME), capacity building, trade issues and land reform. There is a fully searchable database of 17,000 records, including books, documents, journals, videos, articles, websites and archive materials (not available through the website). The services are targeted at Christian Aid staff, but visitors with an appointment are welcome. The library is open Monday - Friday, 10am - midday, and 2 pm - 4pm

Baby Milk Action (BMA)

UK

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23 St Andrew's St
Cambridge CB1 3AX

BMA aims to save infant lives and to end the avoidable suffering caused by inappropriate marketing policies and practices of the baby feeding industry and by ensuring that mothers and infants worldwide are effectively represented wherever decisions affecting infant feeding are made

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