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WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.
WHO is governed by 193 Member States through the World Health Assembly. The Health Assembly is composed of representatives from WHO's Member States. ... [according to site editor's information]
he West African Health Organisation (WAHO) was formed in 1987. The Protocol grants WAHO status as a Specialised Agency of ECOWAS and describes the organisation's mission as follows:
"The objective of the West African Health Organisation shall be the attainment of the highest possible standard and protection of health of the peoples in the sub-region through the harmonisation of the policies of the Member States, pooling of resources, and cooperation with one another and with others for a collective and strategic combat against the health problems of the sub-region." ... [according to site editor's information]
EQUINET is a network of professionals, civil society members, policy makers, state officials and others within the region who have come together as an equity catalyst, to promote and realise shared values of equity and social justice in health.
EQUINET is governed by a steering committee involving academic, government and civic institutions from Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe and from SADC and international level. EQUINET programmes involve institutions from these and other SADC countries.
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Publications are downloadable....
GHS is an autonomous Public Service body responsible for implementation of national policies under the control of the Minister for Health. Its mandate is to provide and prudently manage comprehensive and accessible health service with special emphasis on primary health care at regional, district and sub-district levels in accordance with approved national policies.
A number of publications is downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
APHRC is a non-profit, non-governmental international organization committed to conducting high quality and policy-relevant research on population and health issues facing sub-Saharan Africa. The Center brings together African scholars to take the lead in developing priority research programs and enhancing use of research findings for policy formulation and program improvement in sub-Saharan Africa.
A number of publications ist downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The MIH is a parastatal body under the aegis of the Ministry of Health & Quality of Life, empowered to undertake training and research in the health sector and health related disciplines. Its mission is to contribute to the promotion of health and quality of life of society through training and health systems research. ... [according to site editor's information]
The mission of IHI is to develop and sustain a district-based health research and resource centre capable of generating new knowledge andrelevant information for public health policy and actions. The aim is to achieve equity in health and development. IHI, formerly IHRDC, is an autonomous, non-profit, district-based health research and resource Institute. ... [according to site editor's information]
Aims and objectives of MEWATA are inter alia
* To provide organizational means for medical women to come together as a professional body and to project its outlook and image in the interests of the Society.
* To promote interest of medical women in different parts of the country and to foster friendship, professional communication and understanding amongst them.
* To encourage and provide opportunities for medical women to identify health problems of the communities they serve and utilize their skills and training in solving or alleviating such problems. ... [according to site editor's information]
NIMR is a Parastatal Service Organization under the Ministry of Health. It was established to enhance disease management, prevention and control in the country. NIMR is the largest health research institution and the key board that oversees all regulatory issues of health research in Tanzania. [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]...
Site du Ministère de la Santé du Gabon. On y trouve des informations générales et practique sur les thèmes liés au ministère. [rédaction ilissAfrica]