Organisations

International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF)

UK

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International Planned Parenthood Federation
4 Newhams Row
London
SE1 3UZ

IPPF promotes the right of women and men, including young people, to decide freely the number and spacing of their children, and the right to the highest possible level of sexual and reproductive health. It emphasises maternal and child health and works to promote safe motherhood. It recognises male needs and responsibilities, and actively encourages men's participantion in family planning and other sexual and reproductive health issues. It promotes and supports equal rights and empowerment for women. It recognises that young people have the right to sexual and reproductive health information, education, health, choice and confidentiality. Focuses on five priority areas, including adolescents, HIV/AIDS, abortion, access and advocacy. Publishes widely, and publications can be downloaded as free resources.

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.

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

Save the Children Norway

Nepal

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PO Box 3394
Kathmandu

StC-N aim to strengthen those institutions who can bring about a sustainable realisation of children's rights in Nepal. The StC-N resource centre is open to the public

AIDS Ile Mucadele Derngi (AMD)

Turkey

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Fahrettin Altay Saglik Ocagi
Uc Kuyulad
Izmir

A non governmental organisation with the head office in Izmir and 12 branches throughout the country. They have a resource centre open to the public.

World Health Organization (WHO)

Switzerland

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Avenue Appia 20
CH-1211 Geneva 27

Charged to act as the world's directing and coordinating authority on suggestions of human health, WHO has developed a host of networks and mechanisms for generating data, applying facts to problems and recommending solutions that will lead to sustained improvements in health. The WHO resource centre is open to the public

Grandma's

UK

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PO Box 1392
London SW6 4EJ

Grandma's provides practical support to families and children affected by HIV/AIDS by building and maintaining relationships with the children concerned. The services provided include babysitting, support around hospital appointments, keywork visits on a weekly basis. Future plans incluse daycare and short-term respite facilities

European Information Centre 'Aids and Youth'|Netherlands Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (NIGZ)

Netherlands

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PO Box 500
3440 AM Woerden

The EIC is committed to supporting HIV/AIDS prevention for youth in the European countries. The EIC highlights and responds to the specific needs of intermediaries working in the field of HIV/AIDS prevention and sexual health for young people. The EIC supports the improvement of collaboration between professionals, organisations and networlds in the field of HIV/AIDS prevention and sexual health for young people through facilitating exchange of information, experience, skills and expertise. The EIC resource centre is open to the public

Women's International Network (WIN) News

USA

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187 Grant Street
Lexington
MA 02420-2126

WIN publishes WIN News, a worldwide communication system by, for and about women of all backgrounds, beliefs, nationalities and age groups. It also informs the general public, institutions and organisations by transmitting internationally information about women and women's groups. It offers technical assistance and consulting services for women's development. WIN also publishes the Childbirth Picture Book/Program, teaching materials on reproduction at a grassroots level, regardless of language or literacy, which includes coordinated books, flip charts and slides

Community Health Works of San Francisco

USA

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1600 Holloway Avenue
HSS 301
San Francisco 94132

Focuses on the health of low income communities, in particular in the health of colored and immigrant communities. It is committed to the diversification of the health care workforce and the elimination of health disparities. Their programmes include the first college-based certificate for community health workers in the USA; an urban health oriented Drug and Alcohol Counsellor training programme; a programme to reintegrate internationally trained health professionals who have immigrated to the USA into the US health system; an urban asthma partnership; and the Regional Health Occupations Resource Centre, which disseminates innovative educational programmes to San Francisco Bay Area regional community colleges

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