COHSASA is an independent, non-partisan ngo that assists healthcare facilities to provide quality healthcare to all Southern African citizens by a process of empowerment, team-building and continuous quality improvement that is motivated by the goal of accreditation. Our vision is to enable all Southern Africans to receive equitable and quality healthcare and to empower South African healthcare facilities to deliver quality, cost-effective and compassionate care through an integrated quality improvement and accreditation approach.
INDEPTH is an International Network of field sites with continuous Demographic Evaluation of Populations and Their Health in developing countries. At a meeting in Dar es Salaam in 1998, members of field sites based on demographic and health surveillance convened to establish the INDEPTH network. Seventeen field sites, drawn from 13 countries in Africa and Asia, participated in this constituting meeting.
A collaboration between Eldis and the Health Systems Resource Centre providing access to the latest and most relevant knowledge on health systems selected from practitioner and research networks on and off the web. Current topic areas include health, poverty and vulnerability, priority diseases, aid policy and financing mechanisms, global initiatives and PPPs, access to medicines, and health service delivery.
Includes some links but acts as a portal for searching for reproductive health information on the web. RHGateway spiders the contents of over 55 web sites with information on reproductive health (WHO, CDC, etc) providing a quick and easy way to search for reproductive health information.
The Resource Centre provides access to technical assistance, knowledge and information in support of pro-poor health policies, financing and services for the UK Department for International Development and its partners; access information on these services and the knowledge generated by the Resource Centre quickly and easily via the website.
The Parliamentary Monitoring Group reports on all committee meetings at the South African Parliament and informs on current legislative and policy developments in this area. Electronic copies of documents considered by Parliament are also provided.
Source is aimed at health workers, researchers, rehabilitation workers, non-governmental and governmental organisations and disabled peoples' organisations worldwide and has a unique collection of over 20,000 health and disability related information resources. These include books, manuals, reports, newsletters, posters, videos, and CD-ROMS. It also links to an increasing number of electronic resources including on-line databases and full-text documents on the Internet.
Established in January 1992, the AIDS Consortium is a network of over 300 organisations, any community-based, and over 200 individuals. The Consortium provides access to information on any aspect of HIV/AIDS and lobbies for a human rights-based response to the epidemic. The AIDS Consortium Resource Centre has expanded and developed, and continues to be recognised as one of the most comprehensive sources of HIV/AIDS materials and resources in Southern Africa.
The Electronic Journal on Information Systems in Developing Countries (EJISDC) strives to become the foremost international forum for practitioners, teachers, researchers and policy makers to share their knowledge and experience in the design, development, implementation, management and evaluation of information systems and technologies in developing countries.
CASE is a South African research NGO, focussing on socio-economic and policy research from a development perspective in support of democratic transformation of the country.