Based in Gambia, CIAM is a non-profit organisation placed at the interface between academia, public health decision makers, and providers of disease control interventions. It focuses on public health concerns - malaria and HIV/AIDS and their associated diseases and health problems - that have major effects on the mortality and morbidity (and subsequent loss of economic and social capacity) of the people of West Africa.
Working in close partnership with local, national and international organisations, CIAM undertakes practical on-the-ground research into problem areas affecting the provision of services and health promotion.
(CIAM stands for Centre for Innovation Agaist Malaria.) ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
Africare is a private US organization assissting Africa in partnership with African communities. Africare's programs address needs in three principal areas:
* Health and HIV/AIDS
* Food security and agriculture
* Water resource development
Africare supports also programs in Emergency response, Environmental management, Literacy and vocational training, Microenterprise development, Civil-society development and governance and women’s empowerment .
It works in some 25 sub-Saharan countries. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
AMREF is an international African organisation headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya. AMREF’s strategy seeks to strengthen health systems and to design and enhance interventions that improve people’s access to health through their active participation. Today, AMREF implements its projects through country programmes in Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda, Tanzania, Southern Sudan and South Africa. Training and consulting support are provided to an additional 30 African countries. ... [according to site editor's information]
AWARE-RH (which stands for "Action for West Africa Region - Reproductive Health") is a five-year, USAID-sponsored health improvement project designed to address limited access to health care and the low quality of services in 21 West African countries. [according to site editor's information]