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]
The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) has been working in Benin for over 30 years, supporting sustainable development in the social, economic and political spheres. We mainly operate on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). German development cooperation with Benin focuses on three priority areas:
*Support for decentralisation and municipal development (good governance)
*Rural/urban water supply and sanitation, and integrated management of water resources ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]