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PLOS ONE

USA

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1160 Battery Street
Koshland Building East, Suite 100
San Francisco, CA 94111

"PLOS ONE’s broad scope provides a platform to publish primary research, including interdisciplinary and replication studies as well as negative results. The journal’s publication criteria are based on high ethical standards and the rigor of the methodology and conclusions reported!"

Rural rehab South Africa (RuReSA)

South Africa

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"RuReSA strives to be a voice for therapists working in rural areas. RuReSA aims to create a network of personal and professional support for rural therapists, including the sharing of information relevant to the disability, rehabilitation and public health fields within and outside South Africa.  It lobbies for appropriate working conditions for therapists in the public sector in rural areas, including staffing norms, service delivery strategies and recommended resources. Its secondary objectives are to promote best practice in rural areas through exchange of resources and experience, to promote rural rehabilitation careers amongst prospective students and therapists, through partnerships with schools, universities and professional associations"

Aid & International Development Forum (AIDF)

UK

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3rd Floor
Two America Square
London EC3N 2LU

"The Aid and International Development Forum (AIDF) is the world leading forum specialising in disaster relief, resilience, mobile for development, food security and water security. AIDF strives to bring the escalating issues of food security, use of mobile technologies, water security and disaster relief to the forefront of agendas with the objectives of improving co-ordination across the regions and fostering cross-sector engagement between UN and government agencies, development banks, civil societies and the private sector"

INSPIRE Consortium

France

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Groupe URD
La Fontaine des Marins
26170 PLAISIANS

 "The consortium is coordinated by Groupe URD and provides DG ECHO with advice and expertise on critical humanitarian issues and assist in shaping its humanitarian policies. The consortium develops humanitarian policies in close consultation with DG ECHO, its partners and beneficiaries on a variety of issues such as gender, food assistance, civil-military relations, protection and linking relief rehabilitation and development"

European Scientific Journal (ESJ)

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"The “European Scientific Journal”, ESJ is a peer reviewed open access journal which accepts high quality research articles. The journal is issued monthly and is available to all researchers who are interested in publishing their scientific attainments. Supporting the concept of interdisciplinarity we welcome submissions in different academic areas. All articles must be in English, French or Spanish and have an English abstract"

Journal of Pakistan Medical Association (JPMA)

Pakistan

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PMA House
Aga Khan III Road
Karachi-74400

"Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association is an international biomedical journal from Pakistan. We publish materials of interest to the practitioners and scientists in the broad field of medicine. Articles describing original qualitative, quantitative, human/animal clinical or laboratory studies are considered for publication. All manuscripts should be comprehensible to the general reader and lead to improved decision making in clinical practice, medical education, research and policy. Types of articles include case reports, case series, descriptive and analytical research with clinical trials, short reports, special communications and letters to the editor. Clinical conference abstracts, special issues, articles regarding innovation and those related to research methods and reporting are also published. Secondary research including narrative reviews, systematic reviews, evidence-based articles, meta-analysis, and practice guidelines will also be considered for publication. From time-to-time invited articles are published"

ICF Education

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"This open access portal of educational resources was created as an international public good by an international collaboration of people who have been working within the WHO Family of International Classifications Network for up to 20 years. Additionally, the materials collected could be rated by users or evaluated according to quality criteria to form the basis of learning resources on specific topics"

University of Sydney

Australia

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The University of Sydney
NSW 2006

The University of Sydney has have 75 research centres, 12 ARC Centres of Excellence, 15 Cooperative Research Centres and are rated above world standard for 75 percent of almost 100 academic fields. They offer We offer the widest range of academic programs of any university in Australia, with eight disciplines ranked among the top 20 in the QS 2014/15 World University Rankings. There are 16 faculties and some of them focus on Health Sciences, Medecine, Nursing and Midwifery, Pharmacy, and Sciences

Global Risk Forum (GRF) Davos

Switzerland

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Promenade 35
CH-7270 Davos Platz

"GRF Davos’ new e-journal Planet@Risk serves as a means for assessing ‘grey literature’, scientific reports, case studies, book reviews and working papers. By swiftly collecting and pooling these different types of literature, the documents are easily findable, accessible and citable as part of an interdisciplinary knowledge pool for the risk reduction and disaster management communities"

European Blind Union (EBU)

France

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EBU Central Office
6 rue Gager-Gabillot
75015 Paris

he European Blind Union is a non-governmental, non profit-making European organization founded in 1984. One of the six regional bodies of the World Blind Union (External link), it is the only organization representing the interests of blind and partially-sighted people in Europe.

EBU aims to protect and promote the interests of all blind and partially-sighted people in Europe. Its objects and powers are set out in Article II of its Constitution. EBU currently has 44 member countries, each represented by a national delegation. Its work is directed by an Executive Board of 13 elected members who are accountable to a General Assembly held every four years.

The Central Office of EBU is based in Paris. It is responsible for communication within EBU and for information to the general public. It produces a  Newsletter in English, French, German and Spanish.

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