Organisations

Township AIDS Project (TAP)

South Africa

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PO Box 4168
Johannesburg 2000

TAP aims to provide information, educaiton and training in behaviour, communication and change; to provide free information in its resource centre which is open to the public; and to provide support and care for PLAs

Jimma University

Ethiopia

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P O Box 378
Jimma

University with five faculties: Medical Sciences; Public Health; Business; Technology; and Agriculture. Also runs a busy 250 bed rural hospital. Aims to support and educate staff to supply appropriate services. The Resource Centre is not open to the public

AIDS Counselling Trust (ACT)

Zimbabwe

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PO Box 7225
Harare

ACTs aim: To complement government efforts in preventing the spread of HIV/AIDS and also provide psycho-social support to the infected and affected. ACTSs objectives: Train a wide range of people in counselling, including potential care givers and those in contact with persons living with HIV/AIDS. Provide over the phone and face to face counselling . Identify, mobilise suitable resourse persons in the community who will facilitate the work of ACT. Develop, distribute and use appropriate materials, courses and other resources for the dissemination of informatnion on HIV/AIDS in order to influence behavioural change. The ACT resource centre is open to the public

Walio Katika Mapambano na AIDS Tanzania (WAMATA)

Tanzania

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PO Box 33279
Dar es Salaam

WAMATA deals with HIV transmission. AIms include: the reduction of social, pathological, psychological, legal and humnan rights problems for people living with HIV/AIDS; An increase in the institutions capacity in counselling and home based care services; Institutional support; Monitoring and evaluation of performance facilities with WAMATA branches. The WMATA resource centre is open to the public

World Vision Uganda (WVU)

Uganda

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PO Box 5319
Kampala

This is a Christian, development and child care agency. It believes that all development is integral to improving the well-being of children. Its aims are to contribute to the reduction of infant and maternal mortality rates through community-based programmes and empowerment of the beneficiaries; to improve water and sanitation; to increase education rates; to improve agriculture and the environment and to assist in the development of midro-enterprises. It s resource centre is not open to the public, but it is planned that in the future it will be

National Council on Women and Development (NCWD)

Ghana

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P O Box 304
Sekondi

NCWD's objectives are to advise the government on all matters relating to the full integration of women into national development; to serve as the official national body liasing with national and international organisations on matters relating to the status of women; and to collect and disseminate information relating to gender and development and to undertake and encourage intervention work regarding gender issues. The resource centre is open to the public

National Council on Women and Development (NCWD)

Ghana

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PO Box 38
Kumasi

NCWD's goal is to promote the advancement of women in Ghana by enhancing women's participation in development and in the long run to eliminate inequality between the sexes, thereby raising the standard of living on a broad national basis. The NCWD resoucrce centre is open to the public

Mozambique Red Cross

Mozambique

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PO Bix 2986
Maputo

The Mozambique Red Cross' objective for the next three years is to strengthen the capacity of the host vulneranable members of the population by supporting their development, particularly in protecting their health and improving their social conditions. In order to achieve this objective, the MRCS must first of all strengthen itself, becoming a national association that is capable, strong and independent

Matabeleland AIDS Council (MAC)

Zimbabwe

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PO Box 1280
Bulawayo

MAC provide public education and research on HIV prevention and care. They run a youth programme and workplace programme, counselling, information, training and prevention. Their two resource centres are in `high density housing' areas of Bulawayo. They are open to the public. Actual Address: 97a Josiah Tongagara St.

Uganda Women Concern Ministry (UWCM)

Uganda

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PO Box 1820
Mbale

UWCM aim: to train community women in income generating skills and access them to financial and other resources; to build capacity of the community to handle issues of HIV/AIDS; to train and provide conditional grants to the poorest of the poor families; to support orphaned and needy children; to advocate for and promote child participaction, rights and responsibilities; to monitor and evaluate UWCM activities

Association SOS SIDA|Jeunesse Mobilisee

Burkina Faso

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01 B P 2162
Ougadougou 01

SOS SIDA aim to improve the education of rural and urban population on AIDS and Health and Sexual reproduction. Its objectives are: counselling and voluntary HIV depositing; medical, psychological and social caretaking of people living with HIV/AIDS and HIV fatherless children (children whose parents have died of AIDS). The SOS SIDA resource centre is open to the public

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