Organisations

NWWC Health Education Centre

India

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Vahithabhavan Arriyancode
Ottasekharamangalam PO
Pin 695125, TVPM, Kerala

PADS work towards world peace and disarmament through poverty eradication, health, development and information gathering and sharing including networking. Resource centre open to the public

Indian Institute of Youth and Development (IIYD)

India

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Kalinga
Khandhamal
Orissa

Its objectives are the promotion of youth groups; to provide skills training; to take up development work; educate the disadvantaged on health care; and to provide disability care and prevention. Its resource centre is open to the public

Mount Horeb Glory Ministry (Individual)

India

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House 1-3-447/A/3
Kavadiguda
Hyderabad 500080

The Ministry aims to undertake social service works by opening social service camps to serve the poor and deserving; mainly rural folk. Priorities are: HIV/AIDS prevention activitites and medical aid; Public health education centres and information exchange programmes

Asia Training Centre On Ageing (ATCOA)

Thailand

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Faculty of Nursing
Chiang Mai University
Chinag Mai

ATCOA aim to provide and promote training to improve the level of knowledge, skills, attitude, and effectiveness of organisations of older people as well as those working with and for older people in order to raise their quality of life. The ATCOA resource centre is open to the public

Yasmeen Clinic - The Family Health Centre

Pakistan

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H/33-34 Rizvia Society
Nazimabad
Karachi 74600

The Yasmeen Clinic aims to provide health care services to the community. Treatment of the sick and their families via outpatient and domicillary services is also provided. Chemically ill and terminally sick patients are provided with palliative care. A further aim is the prevention of disease by immunisation. Counselling is also provided

Indigo (formerly Independent Living Centre of Western Australia)

Australia

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11 Aberdare Road Nedlands, WA 6008

Indigo (formerly the Independent Living Centre WA)

Indigo provides information and advice, assessment, training, funding and hire services that enable Australians of all ages and abilities to live more independent and fulfilling lives.

The customer is at the heart of everything we do and we offer expertise in:

assistive technology (devices and equipment)

home modifications

allied health services including physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech pathology

driving support for first time drivers and people returning to driving following a diagnosis of a medical condition or a disability

training on assistive technology, communication, home modifications and inclusive technology in schools.

National Council for the Welfare of Disabled Persons (NCWDP)

Philippines

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PO Box 2943 Manila
2/F SRA Annex
North Avenue
Quezon City

Povides policy leadership and coordination in disability issues and concerns; provides support to and creates opportunies for capability building programmes for people with disabilities (PWDs), their families and communities; advocates for a "rights based" approach in helping PWDs and informs the public about disability concerns; monitors and evaluates programmes/projects for PWDs; conducts research and studies on disability concerns maintains a data bank and referral system; provides technical assistance to heads of government departments on the concerns, views and needs of PWDs; and establishes international linkages for resource generation and exchange of information and expertise. Its resource centre is open to the public

Fiji Red Cross Society (FRCS)

Fiji

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PO Box 569
Suva

FRCS provides blood transfusion services for the country. It is a member of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

IMPACT

UK

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151 Western Road
Haywards Heath
West Sussex RH16 3LH

Impact's aim is that no-one should become disabled through disease, lack of knowledge or shortage of medical services. With effective delivery of today's know-how, it believes that, given the will and resources, it should be possible to reduce by one third the incidence of avoidable disability in developing countries, while at the same time helping to break the link between ageing and disability in industrialised countries like their own

Mujahid Education Trust (MET)

India

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PO Box 60
17/194-A M'Square Complex, Pavamani Road
Calicut 673 001

The association works for the economic, educational, social and moral advancement of people, in particular, Muslims, deprived classes, and scheduled castes and tribes. It works for the establishment of educational institutions, training centres, workshops and industries so as to provide employment to women in the deprived sections of the community. It organises programmes to establish cultural centres, hostels, destitute homes, balwadies and nutritional centres, and works for the establishment of hospitals, relief camps and other medical aid programmes. It also organises camps, courses, and literacy programmes for the wefare of children, youth and women; advocates for the publicaiton of periodicals, books and the establishment of libraries; fosters the improvement of the evaluation of socio-economic programmes; and works in the field of drug abuse prevention and addiction

Disability Studies Unit (DSU)

Sri Lanka

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Faculty of Medicine
University of Kelaniya
PO Box 06
Ragama

DSU's aims and objectives are to promote CBR internationally and in Sri Lanka through education, research and disemination of information. DSU has disabled staff. DSU has a resource centre which is open to the public and an enquiry service which is accessible by letter or telephone. It also facilitates the training of speech and language therapists and conducts research on disability issues.

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