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Geneva, Switzerland, World Health Organization [WHO], Division of Family Health, Maternal Health and Safe Motherhood Programme, 1992. , 75, viii p. (WHO/MCH/MSM/92.7)WHO's Maternal Health and Safe Motherhood Programme asked the Appropriate Health Resources and Technologies Action Group (AHRTAG) to compile this directory of organizations willing to provide funding to nongovernmental organizations to either strengthen existing maternal health and safe motherhood programs or implement such programs in developing countries thereby improving maternal health. The introduction gives general background information about the Safe Motherhood Initiative and explains how to use the directory. The directory lists the agencies willing to provide support by country. It also has a section on each agency listing the address; telephone, telex, and FAX numbers; types of projects each agency is willing to support; information on funding (grant size and length of project requirements); and conditions for support. The directory provides a section with general guidelines on how to prepare a project proposal to be submitted to the listed organizations. For example, it stresses that the proposal should be concise and short and include the following: summary of no more than 1 page in length, organizational background, statement of need, aims and objectives, strategy/workplan, monitoring, evaluation, and budget. The Appendix lists organizations that did not respond to AHRTAG's survey.
Washington, D.C., Population Crisis Committee, 1988 Dec. 20 p. (Population Briefing Paper No. 21)This paper provides information on the aims, funding sources, size, and budget, as well as the names of chief executives, of 50 selected non-governmental organizations (NGOs) working in international population and family planning. Most are based in the US, some in Europe or Asia. A supplemental list gives less detailed information about other selected NGOs, training and research centers, regional organizations with population activities, United Nations organizations providing population assistance, and major national government agencies providing international population assistance. The organizations listed include those focussing on funding or technical assistance for family planning programs, and/or publishing influential materials, or having extensive public outreach and political influence.
Professional personnel in population activities of international, governmental and other organizations in Bangkok, Thailand.
[Bangkok, Thailand], ESCAP, 1986 Aug. , 16 p.This directory, prepared by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, lists personnel in population activities of international, governmental, and other organizations in Bangkok, Thailand. 4 divisions of the economic and social commissions are listed first, followed by United Nations organizations. Governmental organizations, specifically the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Interior, and the Ministry of Public Health with its various divisions are listed next. The Ministry of University Affairs listing includes 4 universities and the National Institute of Development Administration. Under the heading of Office of the Prime Minister, the National Economic and Social Development Board and the National Statistical Office are included. The final section enumerates other organizations, among which are family planning organizations, international and governmental, as well as the U.S. Agency for International Development.
New York, New York, United Nations Population Fund, 1988. xi, 477 p. (Population Programmes and Projects Vol. 1.)This is the 5th edition of the GUIDE to be published. A new edition is issued every 3 years. The GUIDE was mandated by the World Population Plan of Action, adopted by consensus at the World Population Conference held in Bucharest, Romania, in August 1974. Each entry for an organization describes its mandates, fields of special interest, program areas in which assistance is provided, types of support activities which can be provided, restrictions on types of assistance, channels of assistance, how to apply for assistance, monitoring and evaluation of programs, reporting requirements, and address, of organization. International population assistance is broadly construed as 1) direct financial grants or loans to governments or national and non-governmental organizations within developing countries; 2) indirect grants for commodities, equipment, or vehicles; and 3) technical assistance training programs, expert and advisory services, and information programs. To gather information for this edition of the GUIDE, a questionnaire was sent to more than 350 multilateral, regional, bilateral, non-governmental, university, research agencies, organizations, and institutions throughout the world.
Resource guide to non-governmental organizations concerned with AIDS in Africa based in North America.
In: AIDS in Africa: the social and policy impact, edited by Norman Miller and Richard C. Rockwell. Lewiston, New York, The Edwin Mellen Press, 1988. 311-25. (Studies in African Health and Medicine Vol. 1)Many non-governmental organizations based in North America have in recent years focused programs on HIV and AIDS. Some of these have had longstanding ties to Africa, particularly church-based and health-oriented groups or those who have worked on population, famine, refugee or child care issues. Others currently involved in African AIDS issues have been concerned specifically with family planning, education, communications or broad developmental issues. Many in the latter group are, in fact, new to work on the continent. This resource guide is divided into 4 parts. The 1st surveys a specific NGO sector, that of the family planning organizations in the US concerned with AIDS. The 2nd section provides brief descriptions of some US-based organizations concerned with AIDS. A 3rd section focusses on the NGO organizations based in Canada. A final section provides a list of multi-national organizations plus governmental offices in Canada and the US concerned with AIDS. These descriptions, it should be emphasized, are all based on a preliminary survey and are not meant to be exhaustive. (author's modified)
Nairobi, Kenya, Ford Foundation, 1987. iii, 178 p.The activities of over 100 organizations engaged in efforts aimed at lowering Kenya's high rate of population growth are summarized in this directory. A general description of each organization is provided, along with its population-related activities. Where applicable, any useful materials produced and made available by the organization are described. Addresses and telephone numbers are also provided. Included are family planning agencies, international agencies providing aid, hospitals community centers, unions, youth organizations, development agencies, religious organizations, embassies, ministries, universities.
New York, New York, UNFPA, 1987. xi, 826 p. (Population Programmes and Projects V. 2)Internationally-assisted population projects funded, inaugurated, or being carried out by multilateral, bilateral, nongovernmental, and other agencies and organizations during the January, 1985--June, 1986 period are described for most developing countries/territories. Most demographic and population data were from UN-sponsored research, including individual government views regarding population; other UN agencies provided data on such topcs as agricultural production density; the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, and the World Bank was the source of some economic data. Funding sources for various projects are generally not indicated: the focus is on which agencies are dowing what. US$ values of project funding are given where possible. Chapter 1 lists country information. Chapter 2 describes regional, interregional, and Global programes in Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East and Western Asia, and Europe. This information is structured similarly to the country information, with a demographic fact sheet followed by categorized descriptions of organizational assistance projects. Sources and an index are provided.
Bangkok, Thailand, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, 1986. iv, 173 p. (ST/ESCAP/402.)This directory of population periodicals from the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) Regional Population Information Center provides 1) a basic check-list of population periodicals currently being published both within and outside the ESCAP region, and 2) a reference tool for verifying the source data for those periodicals. The listing includes titles, corporate bodies, publishers, holdings, full addressed of direct sources from whom publications may be obtained, frequency of publication, ISSN numbers, availability status, and current subscription prices. The main portion of the directory contains all available data elements pertaining to the periodicals. The country index appears at the end of the respective countries of publication. The subject index follows the country index and provides identification of periodicals by general topic.
Bangkok, Thailand, Thai Population Clearing-House/Documentation Centre, National Family Planning Programme, Ministry of Public Health, 1981. 606 p.Add to my documents.
Geneva, Switzerland, World Federation of Public Health Associations [WFPHA], 1984 Aug. vii, 78 p. (Information for Action)This bibliograph contains 4 parts. Part 1 is anannotated bibiography covering the following topics: an overview of health care in developing countries; planning and management of primary health care (PHC): manpower training and utilization; community participation and health education; delivery of health services, including nutrition, maternal and child health, family planning, medical and dental care; disease control, water and sanitation, and pharmaceutical; and auxiliary services, Part 2 is a reference directory covering periodicals directories, handbooks and catalogs, in PHC, as well as computerized information services, educational aids and training programs, (including audiovisual and other teaching aids), and procurement of supplies and pharmaceuticals. Also given are lists of international and private donor agencies, including development cooperation agencies, and directories of foundations and proposal writing. Parts 3 and 4 are the August 1984 updates of the original May 1982 edition of the bibliography.
[Handbook of population activities in Latin America] Manual de actividades en poblacion en America Latina
Centro Interamericano de Adiestramiento en Comunicacion para Poblacion [CIACOP], San Jose, Costa Rica, 1979. xi, 452 p.Add to my documents.