LVCT Health is an indigenous Kenyan non-governmental and not-for-profit organization established in 2001. We are driving Kenya towards HIV prevention, with an ultimate goal of reducing HIV infections to zero. We offer integrated HIV services through development of models that are scaled up to the national models. ... [according to site editor's information]
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]
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]...
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]
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]
With the establishment of Centres of Excellence at leading African universities, the DAAD is pursuing the goal of creating modern educational capacities with supraregional influence. Improving the educational quality and expanding the research capacity at these world-class hubs will enable the next generation of leaders to acquire a training in line with international standards. ... [according to site editor's information]
The MRC acts as a central body to advise Government on S&T issues and to influence the direction of technological innovation by funding research projects in areas of national priority and encouraging strategic partnerships. Its mission is "promoting and pioneering research for sustainable development to enhance the quality of life of the people of Mauritius". ... [according to site editor's information]
The Mauritius Institute of Training and Development has taken over the activities of the Industrial and Vocational Training Board (IVTB). It is a public body that operates under the Ministry of Education, Culture & Human Resource. Its mission is to provide relevant training for the development of a flexible and skilled workforce. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
SPES is a NGO with the aim to create training and specialised enterprises to provide employment, mainly for early idle school-leavers. SPES promotes
* local handcrafts
* specialised cottage industries
* the social welfare of Mauritian Artists and Artisans
Through Crafts training specially in the rural areas SPES has also been instrumental in upgrading the socio-economic level of Craftswomen. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]