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“The only thing necessary for these diseases to the triumph is for good people and governments to do nothing.”


List of Civil Society organizations not in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council that have been approved for accreditation to the high-level international intergovernmental event on HIV/AIDS including its preparatory process by Member States, 18 May 2001

  1. AIDS Prevention Society of Pakistan (APSOP)

    Mr. M. Rafeeq Malik, President
    31-Gulistan Colony near STN Tower
    Punjab 63100

    Membership: national

    The main purpose of the organization is to slow down the spread of HIV in the both urban and rural communities through HIV prevention activities designed to raise community awareness.

  2. Substance Abuse and AIDS Prevention Foundation (SAAPF)

    Natalya Lukyanova, Director
    16/2 Yangelya Street, Room 108,
    Kiev 03057

    Membership: national

    The goal of the organization is to support and contribute to the development of health and social protection of people vulnerable to HIV/AIDS epidemic and drug addiction. They carry out innovative prevention programs that reach out to high schools, universities, hospitals, groups supporting people living with HIV, and other NGOs.

  3. Rede Nacional de Pessoas Vivendo Com HIV/AIDS (RNP+)

    J. Humberto Mello, General Secretary
    Rua Voluntarios de Sao Paulo
    3398 – CEP 15015-2000

    Membership: national

    This is a national organization of people living with HIV and AIDS which exists to promote the strengthening of the HIV serologically positive people, in any stage, independent of their sexual orientation, gender, creed, race or color, at community, state and national levels.


  4. West African Network of AIDS Service Organizations (WANASO)

    Dr. Cheick Tidiane Tall, Coordinator
    c/o Enda Tiers Monde Mali
    200 rue 424 Oulofobougou
    BP 3123 Bamako

    Membership: regional

    The organization is part of the region-wide network AFRICASO. Its main purpose is to strengthen networking and build networks among organizations and groups working on HIV/AIDS at national, sub-regional level. It also advocates for interests of communities and community organizations working on HIV/AIDS to develop their capacity to lobby for their interests. It facilitates the exchange and sharing of appropriate, practical and timely information on HIV/AIDS with and among organizations working on HIV/AIDS in West Africa.

  5. AIDS Committee of Toronto (ACT)

    Charles M. Roy, Executive Director
    399 Church Street, 4th Floor
    Toronto M5B 2J6

    Membership: national

    This is a community-based organization that provides health promotion, support, education and advocacy for people living with HIV/AIDS and those affected by HIV/AIDS.

  6. Ukrainian Family Planning Association (UFPA)

    Mr Boris Vornyk, President
    P.O. Box 274,
    Kiev 34, 01034

    Membership: national

    The aim of the organization is to promote reproductive and sexual health in Ukraine by prevention of unwanted pregnancies, sexually transmitted diseases, HIV/AIDS, and by providing access to authoritative information on sexual and reproductive rights.


  7. Community for Reproductive Health and Population Development (CRPD)

    Dr. Manirul Islam, President
    47 Rajar Dewri
    Dhaka 1100

    Membership: national

    The mission of the organization is to motivate, educate and improve health and population program of the country independently or in association with other government or non-government organizations. It is involved in information, education and communication activities for HIV/AIDS/STD prevention.

  8. Voluntary Health Services Society (VHSS)

    Dr Nasir Uddin, Executive Director
    House # 273-274, Baitul Aman Housing Society
    Road # 1, Adabar, Shyamoli

    Membership: national

    This is a national coordinating organization committed to provide institutional support services to its members, affiliates and others concerned for the promotion of health. It uses networking and advocacy to create opportunities for the NGO community to participate in the national decision making process in Bangladesh.

  9. Resource Centre for Primary Health Care (RECPHEC)

    Shanta Lull Mulmi, Executive Director
    GPO Box No 117
    Bagbazar, Kathmandu

    Membership: national

    The goal of the organization is to build an efficient health information documentation center. It works to provide educational support on a regular basis to the grassroots primary health workers, development activists by means of newsletters, books, and journals, newsletters and other audiovisual materials.

  10. Central and Eastern European Harm Reduction Network (CEEHRN)

    Emilis Subata, Coordinator
    Gerosios Vilties 3
    Vilnius, LT-20009

    Membership: regional

    The aim of this association is to develop and implement common policies to benefit the health and well being of individuals living in Central and Eastern European countries and in Newly Independent States. It works with all GO-s and NGO-s and other associations towards development and support of activities in the field of prevention and reduction of all harms related to non-medical drug use, especially HIV infection. It also evaluates efficiency of harm reduction programs at the region, publicizes results of these activities and informs communities, governments and the international community about the situation in these countries. Moreover, it supports humanization of the response of society towards drug consumers and people living with HIV or AIDS in order to prevent them being marginalized, to prevent growth of social tension and to protect their irrevocable human rights.


  11. Africare Trust

    Ms. Mary Okoth
    70 First Avenue
    London W10 4NL

    Membership: international

    The purpose of the organization is to undertake and promote voluntary work in education, social care and advocacy among African people affected by or living with HIV/AIDS, with particular emphasis on the African continent. It seeks to provide information and promote informed choices and decisions to preserve and protect health, provide relief of sickness and advance education amongst African people affected by HIV/AIDS.


  12. Evangelical Church of West Africa (ECWA)

    Dr Musa Asake, General Secretary
    1 Noad Avenue
    Jos, Plateau,
    P.O. Box 63

    Membership: regional

    The purpose of the organization is to glorify God through various objectives including feeding the hungry, clothing the poor, and supporting and enriching the physically and spiritually needy. On HIV/AIDS, it is committed to assist in the government’s efforts through a dedicated AIDS ministry team working to raise awareness about the disease and promoting preventative measures. They provide training to counselors and mobilizing communities to participate in home-based care.


  13. AIDS, Medicines & Miracles (AMM)

    Augustus Nasmith Jr., Past President
    1201 East Colfax Avenue, Suite 330
    Denver, Colorado 80218

    Membership: national

    The purpose of the organization is to act as a charitable institution promoting education with respect to AIDS and HIV. It seeks to provide support and services to those people who tested positive for HIV, and to families of those individuals. It also provides a forum for the discussion and networking of information regarding all approaches to healing those afflicted with HIV and AIDS.


  14. Enfants de Dieu, Enfants des Hommes (EDEH)

    M. Theo Kabanga Bitoka, President
    68 Boulevard Biangala
    B.P. 11239 Kinshasa I
    Democratic Republic of Congo

    Membership: national

    The main purpose of the organization is to protect and promote children's rights, especially those street children and those disadvantaged, including orphans, refugees, disabled, and young mothers.


  15. International Christian AIDS Network (ICAN)

    Rev J. Guyer
    Den Texstraat 28
    1017 ZB Amsterdam
    The Netherlands

    Membership: international

    This is an ecumenical, Christian, voluntary, independent organization promoting Christian concern in the filed of HIV/AIDS. Its members are drawn from various churches. Its focus is to involve Christians in the HIV/AIDS primary prevention, prevention of discrimination and stigmatization of people infected with HIV and others who are affected, including special attention to care for women and children.


  16. Rehabilitation Center "Skhody"

    Sergiy Dvoryak, President
    Razumovskaya Street 1/3
    Odessa 65008

    Membership: national

    The main purpose of the organization is to conduct charity activity in the interest of society through helping certain categories of people who need help. On AIDS, they render medical and psychosocial care for people with drug addiction and HIV/AIDS.

  17. Action, Espoir et Vie (AEV)

    Dénis d’Olivera, President
    s/c Programme National de Lutte Contre le SIDA
    04 BP, Contonu 0378

    Membership: national

    This is an organization of people living with HIV and AIDS in Benin. Its purpose is to improve the quality of life of people living with HIV and AIDS through self-help and mutual support.

  18. Sexuality Education Resource Centre Manitoba (SERC)

    John Schellenberg, HIV Prevention Researcher
    2nd Floor, 555 Broadway
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 0W4

    Membership: national

    The purpose of the organization is to promote universal access to comprehensive, reliable information and services on sexuality and related health issues by fostering awareness, understanding and support through education.

  19. AIDS Treatment News (ATN)

    John S. James, Editor
    AIDS Treatment News
    c/o Philadelphia FIGHT
    1233 Locust St., 5th Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19107

    Membership: national

    The purpose of the organization is to provide up-to-date information on public policy developments whether they involve changes in clinical trials or the drug-approval process. Through its on-line and hard copy publication, it provides one of the primary treatment resources for community-based organizations and government agencies. Physicians, counselors, and clinicians are among the many professionals who regularly turn to AIDS Treatment News for accurate, timely reporting. Leading US newspapers such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Cable News Network, Journal of the American Medical Association, and ABC and CBS News have all depended on AIDS Treatment News for vital information about the many facets of the AIDS epidemic.

  20. Fundacion Nimehuatzin

    Rita Arauz, Executive Director
    Apartado A-262

    Membership: national

    The objective of the organization is to advocate for changes in attitudes and practices that constitute factors related to risks of HIV infection. It works to educate the community and the general public on these issues. Its programs include education, communication, research and direct assistance and defense of human rights as a strategy to prevent the further spread of HIV and AIDS.

  21. The Foundation for Hospices in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Peggy K Harper
    990 Seventh North Street
    Liverpool, New York 13088

    Membership: international

    The purpose of the organization is to address the shortcomings for the provision of humanitarian care of those dying from HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa. It seeks to raise funds to assist African hospices to extend their outreach and increase their ability to serve persons with AIDS and their loved ones.

  22. Social Youth AIDS Service Organisation - New Names

    Olexiy Buyadgie, Chairman
    10/6 Dalnitskaya Street
    Odessa 65005

    Membership: national

    The purpose is to improve activities directed to prevention and decrease in the level of HIV spread. It aims to creates conditions for each citizen, irrespective of sex, age, HIV-status, income and other circumstances, to have access to effective methods of prevention, modern medical treatment, and psycho-social support.


  23. Civil Society Consultative Group on HIV/AIDS (CiSCGH)

    Dr. A. I. Atta, National Coordinator
    Plot 461 Kumasi Crescent
    WUSE II, Abuja
    PO Box 1890

    Membership: national

    The purpose of this national coalition of organizations is to coordinate, facilitate and advocate ensuring the needs and issues of civil society organizations working on HIV/AIDS are addressed. It provides a coordinated and coherent input to the national response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic.


  24. Central Coast HIV Prevention Network (CCHPN)

    Dr John David Dupree, Project Coordinator
    c/o San Benito Health Foundation
    351 Felice Drive, Hollister
    California 95023

    Membership: national

    The mission is to work towards maintaining and upgrading health care services to Hispanics and the medically indigent population of San Benito. Its AIDS related programs include development and evaluation of replicable models of HIV prevention strategies.


  25. The Lindesmith Center - Drug Policy Foundation (TLC)

    Deborah Peterson Small, Director of Public Policy
    925 Ninth Avenue, New York
    NY 10019

    Membership: international

    This organization is a leading independent drug policy and research institute in the United States. It promotes drug policies based on the principle of harm reduction. It advocates methods based on common sense, science, public health and human rights to reduce the harms associated with both drug use and failed policies.


  26. Instituto para el Desarollo Human-Bolivia (IDH)

    Dr Edgar C Valdez, Director
    Modesto Omiste 743

    Membership: national

    The purpose is to contribute to the improvement in the quality of health service provision within the framework of respect for human rights. On HIV/AIDS, the organization works to strengthen community approaches to prevention and multi-sectoral collaboration.


  27. Public Movement "Faith, Hope, Love" (FHL)

    Tatiana Semikop, Chairman
    sq. Molodu 17
    Odessa 65006

    Membership: national

    The purpose is to organize HIV/STD prevention among vulnerable groups of people, including injecting drug users, female sex workers, and men who have sex with men. It trains specialists and volunteers on teaching prevention and providing social support.


  28. International AIDS Empowerment (IAE)

    Skip Rosenthal, Director
    10525 Vista del Sol
    #130 El Paso, TX 79925

    Membership: sub-regional

    The organization has membership both in the United States and in Mexico comprised largely of HIV positive people. It provides peer advocacy, treatment education programs, drug donations for use in third world countries, training for speakers’ education bureau, outreach to HIV+ women, and development of case management system and prevention model that includes peer advocates, treatment educators, nurses, nutritionists, psychologists, and social workers.


  29. New York University, School of Continuing Professional (NYU/SC)

    Dr Vera Jelinek, Director International Programs
    Office of the Dean, NYU
    25 West 4th Street
    New York, NY 10011

    Membership: national

    The organization is an educational institution that provides more than 2,000 credit and non-credit courses in its professional and degree programs. It is the leading and largest private institution for adult education in the country with annual enrollments of approximately 65,000. It has developed an HIV/AIDS Mental Health Counseling curriculum for Namibia in partnership with the University of Namibia.


  30. San Francisco AIDS Foundation (SFAF)

    Patricia L. Christen, Executive Director
    995 Market Street, Suite 200
    San Francisco, California 94103

    Membership: national

    The purpose of the organization is to end the pandemic and human suffering caused by HIV. It provides a comprehensive array of compassionate and critical services including cutting-edge treatment publications, one-on-one treatment consultations, housing assistance and California AIDS Hotline.


  31. Progressive Organization of Gays in the Philippines

    Edgar D. Atadero, President
    90 J. Bugallon Street
    Project 4, Quezon City 1157

    Membership: national

    The main aim is to promote an end discrimination against gay men. The organization implements projects that enhance dignity of gay men and cooperates with other principled groups towards the realization of the organization objectives. Its HIV/AIDS activities involve largely members’ HIV prevention education, and HIV/AIDS advocacy.


  32. Walio Katika Mapambano na AIDS Tanzania (WAMATA)

    Dr Rose Lilly Maeda, Executive Director
    WAMATA DAR Branch
    Mazinde Street, PO Box 33279
    Mikocheni B, Dar-es-Salam
    United Republic of Tanzania

    Membership: national

    The mission is to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS through information, education, communication and counseling. It also aims to contribute to minimize the social, psychological, economic effects of the epidemic by supporting HIV infected and affected persons and their families. It carries out education activities, advocacy and fund-raising to support interventions, organizational development and community mobilization for HIV/AIDS prevention.


  33. Service Health and Development for People Living with HIV/AIDS (SHDEPHA+)

    Joseph B. Katto, Chairperson
    Aggrey Street No. 9
    Kariakoo Area
    P.O. Box 13713, Dar es Salaam
    United Republic of Tanzania

    Membership: national

    The purpose of this organization of people living with HIV/AIDS is for mutual support and self-help. It facilitates access to treatment, health improvement and counseling for positive living. Its current activities include pre and post test counseling, home based care and home visits for people living with HIV and AIDS and orphans, community education, and advocacy for human rights of people living with HIV and AIDS and orphans.


  34. Azerbaijan Association "IMDAD-SOS" support for people with HIV/AIDS

    Ms. Saadet Allakhverdiyeva, Head International Relations Section
    34, J.Jabbarly Street
    Baku 370065

    Membership: national

    The purpose of the association is to provide social, legal, moral and medical support to HIV/AIDS patients. It also organizes and carries out large-scale advocacy work on AIDS.


  35. Fundación Marco Antonio (FMA)

    Ana Lucia S. de Estrada, Vice President
    21 Avenida "A" 3-42, zona 15
    Vidts Hermosa 1

    Membership: national

    The purpose of the organization is to improve the quality of life and dignified death for terminally ill AIDS patients through hospice care.

  36. LIFELONG AIDS Alliance (LAA)

    Judith Billings, Board President
    1002 East Seneca Street
    Seattle, WA 98122

    Membership: national

    The purposes of the organization are to prevent the spread of HIV and to provide practical support services and advocate for those whose lives are affected by HIV/AIDS. Its programs include nutritional consultations, transportation services, in-home chore service, full-service case management, insurance continuation, housing assistance, legislative advocacy and prevention and education activities.

  37. He Intends Victory (HIV)

    Bruce A. Sonnenberg, President
    5 Wrigley
    Irvine, CA 92618

    Membership: national

    The organization is a Christian ministry to those affected by HIV and AIDS. Its services include provision of free information packets, phone counseling, support groups, AIDS education with AIDS educators who are also HIV+, hospital visitation, building homes for HIV+ babies, and working with governments in international settings.

  38. Marie Stopes International (MSI)

    Patricia Hindmarsh, Director/External Relations
    153 Cleveland Street
    London, W1T 6QW

    Membership: international

    Their mission is to enable people to have children by choice not chance. Their activities aim to empower individuals to exercise their fundamental human right to plan their families and to enjoy good reproductive health. It implements reproductive health programs in accordance with the principles of the ICPD Programme of Action in 39 countries worldwide.


  39. Network of Communication and Information for Mutual Helping Groups (RED Peru)

    José Luis Ascencios Vega, General Coordinator
    Avenue Ignacio Merino 1855
    Of. 301 Lince
    Lima 14

    Membership: national

    The main purpose is to share information, promote educational and sport activities, promote and support development of mutual helping groups and to promote actions on human rights and solidarity among different groups and people living with HIV/AIDS.


  40. Center For Micro Finance (CMF)

    Ms Srijana Rana, Senior Program Officer
    P.O. Box 20933
    Chandol, Kathmandu

    Membership: national

    The vision of the organization was to establish an autonomous, sustainable and wholly owned Nepali agency. The organization offers a mix of programs and services designed to meet the emerging needs of individual micro-finance institutions as well as consultation to the sector as a whole.


  41. Liga Colombiana de Lucha Contra el Sida (LCLCS)

    Claudia Ayala, Director
    Avenida 32 14-46, Bogota

    Membership: national

    The organization aims to improve the quality of life of people living with HIV and AIDS, prevent the spread of the epidemic and mitigate the social impact in the communities through prevention and education programs, advocacy for human rights, and capacity building in appropriate technical areas.


  42. Aids Law Unit, Legal Assistance Centre

    Ms Michaela Figueira, Coordinator
    (PO Box 604)
    4 Körner Street
    9000 Windhoek

    Membership: national

    The mission is to collectively strive to make the law accessible to those with least access, through education, law reform, research, litigation, legal advice, representation and lobbying, with the ultimate aim of creating and maintaining human rights culture in Namibia.


  43. International Renaissance Foundation (IRF)

    Denis Poltavets, Manager Public Health Programs
    Artema Street 46
    Kiev 04053

    Membership: national

    The organization is one of the first charitable organizations created to promote the development of an open and democratic society in Ukraine. It supports and provides grants to numerous NGOs in Ukraine, as well as educational, community, cultural and artistic organizations as well as publishing houses in country.


  44. Gente Positiva (Gente+)

    Erickson Chiclayo, Executive Director
    6 Avenida 1-73 Zona I
    Guatemala 01001

    Membership: national

    This is an organization of people living with HIV/AIDS. Its purpose is to promote the improvement in the quality of life and the defense of human rights of people infected with HIV or those who develop AIDS, as well as supporting those who are indirectly affected (family, friends, and the community).



  45. The AIDS Support Organisation (TASO)

    Sophia Mukasa Monico, Executive Director
    Head Office/Training Centre
    PO Box 10443

    Membership: national

    The objectives of the organization are to offer psychosocial, material, therapeutic and spiritual support to HIV infected persons and their immediate families, relatives and friends. It initiates and executes in programs and campaigns intended to safeguard the interests of infected persons against discrimination, mistreatment or unkindness of any sort relating to employment, residence, social gathering, among others. It also initiates and promotes schemes for education, economic self-sustenance and community based welfare for orphans left by HIV infected persons.


  46. Africare Inc. (AFRICARE)

    Dr. Clarence S. Hall, Director of HIV/AIDS
    440 R Street, NW
    Washington DC 20001

    Membership: international

    The purpose of the organization is to assist in the improvement of health of the people in Africa, including improvement of health resulting from economic, agricultural, educational and social development in harmony with the environment.


  47. AIDS Task Force of Fiji (ATFF)

    Jane Keith-Reid, Executive Director
    Suite 2, 2nd Floor Narsey's Building
    Ellery Street, Suva

    Membership: regional

    The purpose is to increase awareness and reduce the risk in relation to HIV/AIDS and to reduce discrimination against people with HIV/AIDS in the pacific region. It works to increase the capacity of NGOs from the pacific region to carry out HIV/STI prevention and care programs.


  48. Asociación Coordinadora de Sectores de Lucha contra el SIDA (ACSLCS)

    Annelise H de Salazar, Vice President
    5 calle A 1-57
    zona 3

    Membership: national

    The purpose of the organization is to coordinate NGOs as well as organizations from the private and public sector and civil society in Guatemala that work in the diverse effort to reduce the impact of HIV/AIDS in the country. It works to bring together organizations that work in prevention, treatment issues, human rights and raising public awareness of the epidemic.


  49. GESTOS - HIV Positivity, Communication and Gender Issues

    Alessandra Nilo, Coordinator
    Rua dos Médices, 68- Boa Vista
    Recife/PE 50070-290

    Membership: national

    The purpose of the organization is to improve the quality of life of people living with HIV/AIDS and to prevent the appearance of new HIV infections. Their work focuses on gender relations, sexual citizenship and communication working with women, teen-agers of Recife, mostly of poor communities. It also provides psychosocial interventions through mutual help groups and legal assistance for people living with HIV/AIDS.


  50. Montefiore Medical Centre of Bronx, New York (MMC)

    Eli Camhi, Administrative Director
    111 East 210th Street
    Bronx, New York 10467-2490

    Membership: national

    The organization is a New York State Department of Health designated AIDS center. It provides a broad array of services for adult patients living with AIDS.


  51. Forum of Solidarity Youth Against AIDS

    Elis Hrkalovic, Director
    Vahide Maglajlic 14/5
    Sarajevo 71000
    Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Membership: national

    The purpose of the organization is prevention and protection from HIV/AIDS by educating youth and teachers about sexually transmitted diseases and HIV/AIDS. The organization also provides psychosocial support and protection for people living with HIV and AIDS.


  52. Fundación Preventiva del SIDA "Fernando Iturbide"

    Dr. Cristina Calderón Melgar
    10a Calle 4-86, zona 10

    Membership: national

    The purpose of the organization is to reduce the spread of the HIV epidemic through prevention activities to inform, educate and capacitate different groups of people in Guatemala. Its activities include training on prevention for business workers, education of the police and the military and training in prevention of AIDS and drugs for public school teachers.


  53. Tanadgoma Center for Information and Counseling on Reproductive Health

    Giorgi Kuchukhidze, Chairman
    44 Chavchavadze Avenue
    380079 Tbilisi
    P.O. Box 421

    Membership: national

    The center aims to promote awareness of the Georgian population on reproductive health issues, including prevention of unwanted pregnancy, STDs and HIV/AIDS, using individual and group counseling and peer education programs. It works with different groups engaged in high-risk behavior including injecting drug users.


  54. HIV/AIDS Patients' Support Foundation

    Zurab Tatanashvili, Programs Co-ordinator
    118 T. Tabidze Street
    Tbilisi 380000

    Membership: national

    The major goal of the organization is to provide social, material assistance to people living with HIV. It also carries out prevention campaigns to educate and promote supportive attitudes from society in general.

  55. Together to Save the Future

    Yuri Osianu, President
    Toma Ciorba 3
    Falesti 5903
    Republic of Moldova

    Membership: national

    The organization aims to prevent further spread of HIV infection through propagation of model healthy living and harm reduction. It undertakes awareness raising on AIDS/STD prevention among the general population. It also provides moral support and help for drug users and for those infected with HIV.

  56. Bemoni Public Union

    Tamar Sirbiladze, Chairman
    16 Kavtaradze Street
    Tbilisi 380 086

    Membership: national

    The organization aims to decrease the spread of drug addiction in Georgia through preventive measures. It has developed specific programs in alcohol and drug prevention, including harm reduction. It operates a counseling and prevention center.

  57. Intercambios Associación Civil

    Graciela Touzé, President
    Corrientes 2548 - 1° E
    Buenos Aires 1046

    Membership: national

    The association is dedicated to the study of and attention to problems related to drug use. It works to improve the lives of people who use drugs both by providing direct services to this extremely marginalized and vulnerable community, and by lobbying for changes in drug control and public health policy.

  58. Asociación de Ayuda al Seropositivo (ASEPO)

    Rosario Viana, Vice President
    Mercedes 1877/703
    CP 11200, Montevideo

    Membership: national

    The objective of the organization is to support people living with HIV and AIDS and to defend their rights. The organization provides counseling services and support for people living with HIV, their families and friends.

  59. Asociacion Via Libre

    Dr Robinson Cabello
    Jr. Paraguay 478
    Lima 1

    Membership: national

    The purpose of the organization is to develop STD/HIV/AIDS primary prevention strategies for women and men who have sex with men. It also provides support services to improve the quality of life of people living with HIV and to promote and protect their rights, including legal assistance.

  60. Regional Salus Foundation

    Oleksandra Sluzhynska, President
    PO Box 320
    Lviv 79000

    Membership: national

    The organization is a charitable foundation concerned with rendering assistance to persons with sexually transmitted infections and HIV, particularly marginal groups at high risk of getting HIV including diagnostic and treatment services. It also provides information to students and workers on HIV prevention.

  61. Organization for Social Development of Unemployed Youth (OSDUY)

    Md. Shahab Uddin, Chairman
    55 Purana Paltan, 3rd Floor
    Dhaka 1000

    Membership: national

    The purpose of the organization is to create avenues for production, income and employment oriented activities for the unemployed youth through micro-credit and homestead capital development. It engages in AIDS awareness activities for the general population.

  62. Association de Recherche de Communication et d'Action pour le Traitement du SIDA (ARCAT SIDA)

    Jean Marie Faucher, Director
    94-102, rue de Buzenval
    75020 Paris

    Membership: national

    The organization promotes research, communication and action for AIDS treatment. It works particularly with vulnerable migrant populations from Africa, Asia and Latin America.

  63. Tanzania Public Health Association (TPHA)

    Dr Adeline Kimambo, Program Manager
    Ocean Road (National Institute of Medical Research Compound)
    P.O. Box 7785
    Dar es Salaam
    United Republic of Tanzania

    Membership: national

    The purpose of the organization is the promotion of the practice of public health in Tanzania. It provides a forum for discussions and carries out information dissemination. It also promotes research and advocates for policy in favor of health in Tanzania and facilitates the development and dissemination of culturally relevant information to vulnerable groups and/or communities.

  64. AIDS Foundation of South Africa (AFSA)

    Mr Sizwe Shezi, Project Officer
    237 Musgrave Road
    Durban, Kwa Zulu-Natal 4062
    South Africa

    Membership: national

    The main purpose of the foundation is to manage, mobilize and allocate resources pertaining to AIDS and HIV infection. It sees that organizations and initiatives they work with deliver services of exceptional quality to the communities they serve to address issues related to HIV/AIDS.

  65. Indonesia Mosque Association (IMMIM)

    Dr. Atty. Uleng Hamid
    Jl. S. Iariang 2, Makassar

    Membership: national

    This organization provides a space for unity and religious teachings. It has been implementing a prevention program on HIV/AIDS with an Islamic approach.

  66. Sarada Society for Care & Counselling of AIDS (SSCCA)

    Dr. Milan K. Dinda, Secretary
    MIG (L) Block - 5, Flat -7
    M.B. Road, Birati Abason
    Calcutta 700 049

    Membership: national

    The purpose of the organization is to serve as a society for professional social work and social science research, training, project intervention, documentation, advocacy and related activities on ICPD Cairo consensus on program of action and sustainable development and patterns of empowerment and activities on HIV/AIDS prevention and care. Its mission is to promote and defend the rights of women and men, including adolescent, to decide freely the number and spacing of their children, and the right to the highest possible level of sexual and reproductive health by developing a sustainable self-reliant society at large.

  67. Chinese Association of STD & AIDS Prevention and Control (CASAPC)

    Wang Kean, President
    27 Nan Wei Road
    Xuan Wu District
    Beijing 100050

    Membership: national

    The purpose of the organization is to unite, organize and mobilize vast numbers of health workers and the personages of various circles to participate in and evolve the campaign of AIDS prevention and control in the whole society within the scope of National Law. It serves to ensure Chinese health and strengthen the building of socialist spirit as well as material civilizations; and propagates and popularizes the knowledge of STD/AIDS prevention and control among the public.

  68. Centro de Investigación y Promoción para America Central de Derechos Humanos (CIPAC/DDHH)

    Francisco Madrigal Ballestero, Coordinator
    Avenida 8, calles 1-1 bis
    San Pedro, Mts. De Oca
    San José
    Costa Rica

    Membership: national

    The objective of the organization is to investigate the status and promotion of all kinds of human rights particularly for socially marginalized groups and minorities. Its work focuses on gay and lesbian populations and people living with HIV and AIDS.


  69. Asia Pacific Council of AIDS Service Organizations (APCASO)

    Mr M Puravalen, Secretary
    12 Jalan 13/48 A
    Boulevard Shop Office Off Jalan Sentul
    Kuala Lumpur 51000

    Membership: regional

    The organization is part of the global International Council of AIDS service organizations. It aims to increase capacity of community based organizations and NGOs to respond to HIV/AIDS and develop coordinated regional response through network building, capacity building and advocacy within the framework of human rights.

  70. AIDS Care Project (ACPG)

    Mr Hayden Majajas, Director
    #315 Sunrise Shinjuku
    Shinjuku, Tokyo 169-0073

    Membership: national

    The main objective of the organization is to impart lasting knowledge and education regarding HIV/AIDS upon its main target audience, young people. Through outreach work and AIDS Charity parties, it seeks to encourage young people to practice safer sex. It also provides support to young people living with HIV.


    Gerardo Isaac B. Mitre, President
    24 de noviembre 140
    (C.P. 1170) Buenos Aires

    Membership: national

    The mission of the organization is to work in solidarity with young people and their families to reduce poverty and AIDS through health, education and prevention programs, leading to greater dignity.


  72. Parivartan

    Ms. Arati Samajpati
    Sector-8 Gandhinagar
    Gujarat 382008

    Membership: national

    The purpose of the organization is to ensure an improvement in the quality of life at the community level through health and education. Its mission is to create awareness, disseminate knowledge and impart life useful education to the community, especially to the children, adolescents and women, including on issues related to HIV/AIDS.

  73. Charity Anti AIDS Foundation

    Andrey Protopopov, President
    Office 305, Stepnogo Fronta Street
    Poltava 36023

    Membership: national

    The purpose of the organization is to carry out HIV/AIDS prevention interventions among injecting drug users, sex workers and their clients through education, outreach, information and training on harm reduction. It produces materials that provide information on access to medical and social support.

  74. Religion Counts

    Dr Suwanna Satha-Anand
    c/o CFFC
    1436 U Street, NW, Suite 301
    Washington, DC 20009

    Membership: international

    The organization provides for the significant and consistent presence of the international, progressive and interfaith community in both international and local policy development processes regarding early population stabilization, quality reproductive health services, and the alleviation of poverty. It convenes and engages that large segment of the global religious community - from official religious bodies and religiously based NGOs to individual religious and spiritual leaders - whose religious beliefs and values are consistent with the goals and objectives of the United Nations.


  75. Red Venezolana de Gente Positiva (RVG+)

    Poltgo. Walter Trejo, Focal Point
    Av. Romulo Gallegos
    Edf. Maracay, piso 11
    apto. 21, Urb.
    El Marqués, Caracas 1071

    Membership: national

    This is an organization of people living with HIV/AIDS that seeks to promote the participation and welfare of people living with HIV to improve the quality of their life.


  76. Programa de Soporte a la Autoayuda de Personas Seropositivas (PROSA)

    Pablo Anamaria Cardenas, Executive Director
    Domingo Cueto 335
    3er Piso Lince
    Lima 14

    Membership: national

    The organization works to support people living with HIV/AIDS to improve the quality of their life and to defend their rights, particularly their right to access to treatments.


  77. Sumy Regional Prophylactics Centre of HIV/AIDS (SUMY)

    Dyachenko Natalya, President
    Kirov Street 118/2
    Sumy 40021

    Membership: national

    The purpose of the organization is to assist in the development and introduction of new approaches in problems of HIV prophylaxis. It works on HIV/AIDS and STD prevention among groups at risk and improvement in lives of people living with HIV, and prevention of negative social consequences, which influence the spread of HIV including, drug use, prostitution and sexually transmitted diseases.


  78. Fondation mondiale Recherche et Prévention SIDA (World Foundation for AIDS Research and Prevention)

    Prof. Luc Montagnier, President
    1 rue Miollis
    Paris 75015

    Membership: international

    The main objective is the development of scientific research and communication in the field of AIDS, including AIDS treatments and vaccine research. It supports and collaborates with research institutes in a number of countries for this purpose.


  79. Fundacion para Estudio e Investigation de la Mujer (FEIM)

    Maria Ines Re
    Paraná 135 Piso 3ro.
    Dpto. 13
    Buenos Aires 1017

    Membership: national

    The aim of the organization is to develop research, studies, programs, training and other activities to improve social, labor, legal, political, economic, family health and women's status in Argentina.


  80. RESULTS, Inc. and RESULTS Educational Fund

    Ms Joanne Carter, Legislative Director
    440 1st Street, NW Suite 450
    Washington DC 20001

    Membership: international

    The purpose of the organization is to create public will to end hunger and the worst aspects of poverty through education, events, media coverage and research. It has worked to increase US investment in global TB control, as it is one of the leading infectious killer of people living with HIV/AIDS.



  81. Catholic AIDS Action (CAA)

    Sr Dr. Raphaela Händler, CEO
    17 Jan Jonker Road
    POB 11525 Windhoek

    Membership: national

    The organization builds on Roman Catholic affiliated groups and institutions to inspire and support programs of HIV/AIDS prevention, home-based care, spirituality and support for orphans. The organization is represented on all governmental task forces dealing with HIV/AIDS, as they relate to social services, medical care and health, policy and planning, counseling or training.


  82. Uniunea Nationala a Organizatiilor Personalor Afectale de HIV/SIDA (UNOPA)

    Lucia-Maria Stirbu, Executive Director
    Calea Mosilor, no.225
    bl.33-35, sc.B, et 2, ap.39
    Bucharest, Secteur 2

    Membership: national

    The purpose of the organization is to organize and sustain concrete actions for the benefit of Romanian HIV positive people within the frame created by the UN Convention on Human Rights. It is composed of 18 federations and associations of HIV positive persons.


  83. Patronato de lucha contra el SIDA, Inc. (PLUS)

    Irene López Severino, Executive Director
    Calle Montecristy No. 50, 2do.piso
    Apartado Postal 3316
    Santo Domingo
    Dominican Republic

    Membership: national

    The main aim of the organization is to contribute to the prevention of STDs/HIV/AIDS in the Dominican Republic. It helps both public and private organizations to develop their prevention programs in these areas, including education on rights of people living with HIV/AIDS and their access to medical and psychosocial support. It develops services for people living with HIV and AIDS and their families.


  84. Community Organizations Regional Network (CORN)

    Dorothy Manuel
    c/o ZERO Regional Environment Organization
    158 Fife Avenue, Harare

    Membership: regional

    The main mission of the organization is to assist in the continuous upliftment of rural livelihoods, through community based and community-driven programs in five SADC countries namely: Angola, Botswana, Mozambique, South Africa and Zimbabwe. It aims to develop adequate capacity for rural communities to manage and sustain their own development as well as assist in policy development and implementation that contributes to improved rural livelihoods.


  85. Initiative Privée et Communautaire de lutte contre le SIDA au Burkina Faso (IPC/BF)

    Marie Rose Sawadogo, Executive Director
    15-151 Ouagadougou
    Kadiogo 06 BP 10220
    Ouagadogou 06
    Burkina Faso

    Membership: national

    The main purpose is to reduce the transmission of HIV in Burkina Faso through strengthening the mobilizing capacity of communities as well as stimulating and supporting activities of NGOs, associations and grassroots organizations involved in the response to the AIDS epidemic.


  86. Lesotho Network of AIDS Services Organizations (LENASO)

    Ms Mamotsamai Ranneileng, Chairperson
    Maseru 100

    Membership: national

    The objective of the organization is to facilitate sharing of information and resources related to HIV/AIDS work among NGOs, CBOs, National AIDS Programme, and other interested individuals and agencies. It promotes collaboration and cooperation among its member organizations. It also promotes coherent and supportive non-discriminatory policies on medical, social, economic, political, legal, ethical and religious matters affecting people with HIV infection and AIDS and their families.


  87. Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC)

    Adele Webb, President
    11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 8
    Reston, Virginia 20190-5202

    Membership: international

    This is a professional organization committed to fostering the individual and collective professional development of nurses involved in the delivery of health care to persons infected or affected by Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and to promoting the health, welfare, and rights of all HIV-infected persons.


  88. Federation of Women Lawyers in Kenya (FIDA)

    Martha Koome, Chairperson
    Mucai Drive, off Ngong Road
    Nairobi, PO Box 46324

    Membership: national

    The purpose of the organization is to offer legal advice and representation to women in need and to create awareness of legal rights and educate women on how to claim through self-representation in courts. It also works to create public awareness on women's rights issues, legislative reform, monitoring and advocacy.


  89. Society for Women and AIDS in Africa-Burundi (SWAA-Burundi)

    Françoise Bigirimana, President
    Boulevard de l'Independence n° 133
    Bujumbura 6301

    Membership: national

    The organization has two principal objectives. One is to prevent HIV/STD infections and sustain the fight of individuals and communities of women in society. It also aims to reduce the impact of HIV/AIDS and to support people living with HIV and AIDS and their families to better understand the nature of the disease and help them face the impact of HIV/AIDS on their lives.


  90. Aventis Pasteur

    Mr J.J. Bertrand, Chairman and CEO
    2 Avenue Pont Pasteur
    Lyon 69367

    Membership: international

    This private sector organization is a world leader in vaccines and the third largest AIDS research program in the world. It contributes to the protection and improvement of human health by creating superior immunological products for the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases and cancers.


  91. Association de Lutte Contre Le SIDA (ALCS)

    Hakima Himmich, President
    17 Boulevard Al Massira Al Khadra - Maârif
    Casablanca 20100

    Membership: national

    The objective of the organization is to assist medical services to fulfill their role in relation to providing services for people living with HIV. The organization provides direct support to people living with HIV, including promoting respect and protecting their human rights. It is also engaged in HIV prevention education.


  92. Norwegian Church Aid (NCA)

    Anne-Marie Helland, Special Advisor HIV/AIDS
    Sandakerveien 74
    P.O. Box 45 44 Nydalen
    Oslo 0404

    Membership: international

    The organization is one of the largest development agencies in Norway that is a church-based organization. It works with long-term development assistance, emergency relief and advocacy across the globe. It works mainly with locally established partners and provides professional and financial assistance, including training and other forms of cooperation aimed at building up locally based programs. It has projects and partners in more than 70 countries on a wide range of development related topics, including HIV and AIDS.


  93. Amigos Siempre Amigos, Inc. (ASA)

    Leonardo Ernesto Sánchez Marte
    Yolanda Guzman #183 (2do.Piso)
    Villa Maria, Santo Domingo
    Dominican Republic

    Membership: national

    The mission of the organization is to create and maintain a safe space for the gay community to undertake prevention programs and services that stop the spread of HIV/AIDS epidemic. It aims to contribute to the defense of human rights of this community and improve the quality of their life, including health, to contribute towards the development of an equal and just society.


  94. Centro de Orientación e Investigación Integral (COIN)

    Santo Rosario Ramírez
    Anibal de Espinosa #352
    Villas Agrícolas, Santo Domingo
    Dominican Republic

    Membership: national

    The purpose of the organization is to contribute to the improvement of the quality of life of socially marginalised groups, particularly women migrants, sex workers, urban industrial workers in conditions of poverty through education, information, communication and social integration.


  95. AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA)

    Craig Thompson, Executive Director
    1313 N. Vine Street
    Los Angeles, California 91803

    Membership: national

    The organization is a community based organization that is a direct provider and resource for HIV/AIDS services and information, and an advocate at all levels of government for people with HIV/AIDS. It is committed to serving all people infected by, affected by and at risk for HIV/AIDS in Los Angeles County and provides quality services to its diverse client base.

  96. HIV Medicine Association of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (HIVMA)

    William Powderly, MD, Chair
    99 Canal Center Plaza, Suite 210
    Alexandria, Virginia 22314

    Membership: national

    This is an organization of more than 5,000 physicians and scientists whose mission is to promote and recognize excellence in patient care, education, research, public health and prevention in the field of infectious diseases.


  97. Movimiento de Apoio à Problemática da SIDA (MAPS)

    António José Malta de Carvalho Leite
    Avenida Cidade Hayward C1
    D2 Caves Vale Carneiros
    Algarve-Faro, Apartado 495-8003 Faro

    Membership: national

    The organization aims to support the community in all of Argave region regarding HIV/AIDS, drug addiction, sexuality and homelessness. It services include a day Centre for occupational training and workshops, a night crisis Centre, self help and support groups, counseling and psychosocial support, home care and prevention programs among others.


  98. Vivo Positivo

    Rodrigo Pascal, President
    Ernesto Pinto Lagarrigue 131
    Recoleta, Santiago

    Membership: national

    This is an organization of people living with HIV/AIDS in Chile. Its main purpose is to improve quality of life of people living with HIV and AIDS by defending their rights as citizens and advocating their access to treatments of several kinds, including optimum therapy to treat HIV/AIDS. It is also engaged in prevention activities and networking with other organizations.


  99. Indian Network for People Living with HIV/AIDS (INPPLUS)

    Ashok Pillai, President
    Flat No 6, 93 South West Boag Road
    T. Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600 017

    Membership: national

    The organization is a national network of, for and by people living with HIV/AIDS in India. It aims to improve the quality of life of people living with HIV by providing a sense of belonging and support. It works towards improved access to treatment and information as well as promotes social acceptance of people living with HIV and AIDS to end stigma and discrimination.


  100. Caribbean Association for Feminist Research (CAFRA)

    Nelcia Robinson, Coordinator
    P.O. Bag 442
    Tunapuna Post Office
    Trinidad & Tobago

    Membership: regional

    The organization aims to promote and support the continued growth and development of the feminist movement in the entire region; research and document the situation of women in the region from the perspectives of ethnicity, class, culture, and gender relations; and influence policy at national, regional and international levels.


  101. Population Concern

    Mr Russell Dickson, Acting Chief Executive
    Studio 325, Highgate Studios
    53-79 Highgate Road
    London NW5 1TL

    Membership: international

    The organization works for the improvement of the quality of life worldwide by advancing the right of all people to exercise free and informed reproductive health choice and to have access to confidential sexual and reproductive health services, including family planning. In particular, it promotes the right of women and young people to have effective access to those services and the right of women of all ages to an education, which enhances their economic and social standing.


  102. Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

    Janis Spire, Chief Operating Officer
    805 15th Street, Suite 500
    Washington DC 20005

    Membership: national

    The mission of the organization is to identify, fund and conduct critical pediatric research that will lead to better treatments and prevention of HIV infection in infants and children, to reduce and prevent HIV transmission from mother to child and to accelerate the discovery of new treatments for other serious life-threatening pediatric diseases.


  103. Japanese Foundation for AIDS Prevention (JFAP)

    Dr Tadao Shimao, Chair
    Terayama Pacific Bldg. 4F
    Toranomon 1-23-11
    Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0001

    Membership: national

    The main purpose of this foundation is to disseminate knowledge on the prevention of AIDS, to assist studies for the prevention and transmission of AIDS, and to conduct international exchanges of information on AIDS so as to contribute to enhance health and welfare of the people.


  104. Bristol Myers Squibb Company (BMS)

    John McGoldrick, Executive Vice President
    345 Park Avenue, New York,
    NY 10154-0037

    Membership: international

    This is a publicly traded company with shareholders throughout the world. It is a leading diversified worldwide health and personal care company whose principal businesses are medicines, beauty care, and nutritional and medical devices. Its involvement in the area of HIV/AIDS includes research and development for HIV/AIDS treatments, marketing of various products for HIV/AIDS, Secure the Future, a philantrophic program to prevent HIV/AIDS among women and children in certain African countries.


  105. Health and Development Networks (HDNET)

    Tim France, Director
    IDASA, 357 Visagie Street
    Pretoria, Gauteng 0001
    South Africa

    Membership: international

    The mission of the organization is to mobilize a more effective response to HIV/AIDS and other health-and-development-related issues by improving information, communication and the quality of debate. It uses largely the electronic forums to strengthen communication on these issues.


  106. The League of Kenya Women Voters (LKWV)

    Hon. Martha Karua, Chairperson
    Muchai Drive off Ngong Road

    Membership: national

    The organization aims to empower women so as to increase their participation on an equal basis with their male counter parts in the political, economic and social spheres and to solve problems they face as a community. It aims to sensitize society on gender related issues especially cultural practices that hinder women's development and lobby for legislative amendments that discriminate against women.


  107. Salamon Alapitvany Foundation

    Julie Vullnetari, Cultural Advocate
    PO Box 1152
    Balastya 6764

    Membership: national

    The foundation is committed to the regeneration of community in Southern Hungary. It seeks to do this through provision of non-prejudicial and non-discriminatory opportunities to those who have been marginalised by the violence of exploitation, prejudice and intolerance. It has particular regard for the special needs of women and girl children, who participate in prostitution.


  108. Uganda Network of AIDS Service Organisations (UNASO)

    Wamimbi Richard, Coordinator
    Nakulabye Balintuma Road
    PO Box 27346

    Membership: national

    The goals of the organization are to strengthen the capacity of individual AIDS Service Organisations (ASOs) through joint resource mobilization, sharing information, expertise and skills development. It serves as a focal point for developing guidelines, standards, planning, monitoring and evaluation of ASOs. It supports organizational development among NGOs and community based organizations and advocates for interests of the service providers and beneficiaries.

  109. Kenya AIDS NGOs Consortium (KANCO)

    Allan G. Ragi, Executive Director
    Chaka Road, off Argwings Kodhek Road

    Membership: national

    This is a leading network for NGOs, community based organizations and religious institutions in Kenya committed to HIV/AIDS prevention, care and support through provision of current and practical information. It provides a forum for sharing and builds the capacity of its members to provide quality services in response to HIV/AIDS epidemic. It tries to complement government effort in the development and articulation of relevant national policies on HIV/AIDS.

  110. Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PHRMA)

    Sean Darragh
    1100 15th Street, NW
    Washington DC 20005

    Membership: national

    This private sector organization represents the country's leading research-based pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, which are devoted to inventing medicines that allow patients to live longer, healthier, happier, and more productive lives. Investments of its member companies in discovering and developing new medicines are leading the way in the search for new cures.


  111. Dévelopement Communautaire Deco Mousseau (Deco-Mousseau)

    Maître Augustin Musas Zand
    Mobilisi, Kinshasa 9645
    Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Membership: national

    The aim of the organization is to study, promote an effective framework and the support of development projects for rural communities, illiterate population and unemployed youth, for their education and information. Certain projects supported by the organization include the creation of a rural dispensary for the relief and care of the communities in relation to HIV prevention and care.


  112. International Medical Corps (IMC)

    Mr Martin Zogg, Director of International Operations
    11500 W. Olympic Boulevard, Suite 506
    Los Angeles, California 90064-1524

    Membership: international

    The organization is a global humanitarian, non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and medical relief programs. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that increase local capacity and are sustainable in the long-term. In the past two decades, it has responded to public health and medical emergencies in 23 countries on four continents.


  113. Fédération Algérienne des donneurs de Sang (FADS)

    Smali Mohamed , Vice President
    des Jardins BP 60
    Tébessa 12005

    Membership: national

    The purpose of the organization is to get blood donations. It has developed a national plan based on volunteers with the aim of providing support to people who have HIV and AIDS, their families, and friends, without regard for age, nationality, religion or sexual orientation.


  114. Association for Prevention HIV/AIDS and other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (TADA)

    Anna Nowak
    ul. Malkowskiego 9/2
    Szczecin 70-305

    Membership: national

    The main aim of the organization is to counteract the spread of HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) through information on safer sexual behavior. It implements education and training programs on HIV/AIDS and STI prevention.


  115. Guyana Human Rights Association (GHRA)

    Merle Mendonca, Programme Coordinator
    56B Austin Place and Hadfield Street
    Georgetown, PO Box 10653

    Membership: national

    The purpose is to monitor and defend civil and political rights, especially those relating to the administration of justice, freedom of expression and democracy. It also works to secure the economic, social and cultural rights of vulnerable people of society, especially women, children, indigenous people, people with disabilities, persons living with HIV/AIDS and prisoners.


  116. Action Pour le Développment de l'Afrique à la Base (ADAB)

    Mme Odette Chantal Tiomo, President
    Dschang, Ouest
    BP 342 DSCHANG

    Membership: international

    The organization promotes the development of communities in Africa. It promotes community based initiatives and supports micro credit programs, education on modern technologies, defense and protection of rights of indigenous people, literacy programs for the youth and indigenous people, and protection of health of indigenous people and other youth engaged in micro-initiatives and community development.


  117. International Planned Parenthood Federation, East and South East Asia & Oceania Region (IPPF ESEAOR)

    Datuk Dr Raj Karim, Regional Director
    246 Jalan Ampang
    Kuala Lumpur 50450

    Membership: regional

    This organization is part of the global IPPF. It is committed to promote sexual and reproductive health in the region through advocacy efforts and by building the capacity of its members to play a lead role in providing means for affordable, accessible and quality sexual and reproductive health services, including family planning. It advocates among volunteers, decision-makers and opinion leaders at the regional and national levels, better understanding of family planning and sexual and reproductive health issues affecting the region.


  118. Christian Connections for International Health (CCIH)

    Raymond Martin, Executive Director
    1817 Rupert Street
    McLean, Virginia 22101

    Membership: international

    The mission is to promote international health and wholeness from a Christian perspective. The organization provides field-oriented information resources and a forum for discussion, networking, and fellowship to the spectrum of Christian organizations and individuals working in international health.


  119. Grupo de Incentivo à Vida (GIV)

    Prof. Jorge Adrian Beloqui, Vice-President
    Rua Capităo Cavalcanti 145
    Săo Paulo 04017-000

    Membership: national

    The organization is mainly formed by people living with HIV and AIDS with non-positive volunteers to provide services and support to HIV positive people and improve their quality of life.


  120. Association pour la Defense des Droits de la femme et de l’enfant (ADDFE)

    Mme Mali Mint Sidi, Secretary General
    Ksar, Nouakchott
    BP 2477

    Membership: national

    The purpose of the organization is to promote and protect the rights of women and children. It carries out prevention and care activities on HIV/AIDS, both in urban and rural areas including, a center for nutrition and rehabilitation for street children, seminars on HIV/AIDS prevention, awareness raising on reproductive health, and creation of a Centro for community health for rural women.


  121. Malawi Network of AIDS Service Organisations (MANASO)

    Francina Nyirenda, National Coordinator
    Old Chlleka Road, HHI
    BT Synod Premises
    Blantryre 265

    Membership: national

    The purpose of the organization is to coordinate HIV/AIDS activities and promote collaboration and interaction among AIDS service organizations. It also aims to mobilize and allocate resources to these groups for the benefit of Malawi society. It seeks to liaise closely with the National AIDS Control Program and the donor community.


  122. Mozambican Network of AIDS Service Organizations (MONASO)

    Emilia Adriano, Executive Director
    Av. Ahmed S. Touré 2701
    2nd Andrr, Maputo

    Membership: national

    This is an umbrella organization of different NGOs that dedicate their work against AIDS in Mozambique. Its objectives include to mobilize the general community through NGOs, religious institutions and other social, economic and professional sectors to be involved in AIDS related work and to promote prevention through education activities and support of people living with HIV/AIDS.


  123. Botswana Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS (BONEPWA+)

    David Chizao Ngele, National Chairman
    Corner Maratadibe/Shashe North road
    The Village, Gaborone

    Membership: national

    This is an organization of people living with HIV and AIDS in Botswana. It main objective is to facilitate the formation of support groups of people living with HIV and AIDS in Botswana. It seeks to share information, ideas, experiences and resources between and among these support groups and to facilitate the coordination of HIV/AIDS programs of such support groups to enhance their role and impact. It also engages in income generating projects that will improve the quality of life of people living with HIV and AIDS.

  124. Botswana Network of AIDS Service Organisations (BONASO)

    Ms Rantona Koketso, Chairperson
    Gibadwe, Village Plot 5281
    Gabarone City Council
    PO Box 3129

    Membership: national

    The objectives of the organization is to facilitate networking, sharing of information, best practices among member organizations and partner institutions. It promotes advocacy and policy and decision making; provides capacity building training to member organizations; and coordinates efforts of NGOs and community based organizations to avoid unnecessary duplication of services and competition for scarce resources.

  125. Apoyando en Salud Sexual Y VIH/SIDA Kimirina

    Graciela Salvador-Davila, President
    Ramirez Davalos 258 y Paez
    Quito, Pichincha

    Membership: national

    The purpose of the organization is to promote safe and satisfying sexuality through participatory processes in defense of human rights and responding to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. It's objective is to mobilize organizations to include HIV/AIDS into their area of work. With those already working on HIV/AIDS, it helps to improve the quality and coverage of their work. It promotes a broader understanding of HIV/AIDS as a development issue that includes gender, education, human rights, and reproductive health among others.


  126. Canadian Treatment Advocates Council (CTAC)

    Louise D. Binder, Co-chair
    147 Coleridge Avenue,
    Toronto Ontario M4C 4H7

    Membership: national

    People living with HIV/AIDS direct the organization. It advocates to ensure the research and development of safe and effective HIV/AIDS treatments, a cure for HIV/AIDS, and equitable, affordable and timely access to all HIV treatments.

  127. Instituto de Educacion y Salud (IES)

    Carmen Murguía Pardo, Coordinator
    República de Chile 641
    Jesús María, Lima 11

    Membership: national

    The mission of the organization is to develop models, programs and interventions on sexual and reproductive health to prevent HIV infection particularly among adolescents and young people.

  128. Organisation des femmes pour la santé et l'alimentation et le développement (OFSAD)

    François Dongmo Tetouom, Peer Educator
    B.P. 13683 Yaoundé

    Membership: national

    The objectives of the Organization are to raise awareness of women and young people in particular, and the public in general regarding health, sexually transmitted diseases, AIDS and nutrition.

  129. Grupo Pela Vidda (Pela Vidda)

    Octavio Valente Junior, President
    Av. Rio Branco, 135
    Grupo 709
    Rio de Janeiro 20040-006

    Membership: national

    People living with HIV/AIDS, their friends and family form the organization. It develops a wide range of activities in both the fields of care and prevention that actively involves and empowers people living with HIV and AIDS. Its activities include public education, legal support service, outreach education for specific communities, home based care and care and treatment education among others.

  130. Merck & Co. Inc.

    Raymond V Gilmartin, Chairman, President & CEO
    One Merck Drive
    Whitehouse Station
    New Jersey 08889-0100

    Membership: international

    This is a global research driven pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of human and animal health products, directly through its joint ventures and provides pharmaceutical benefit services through Merck-Medco Managed Care. The company provided a grant that led to Enhancing Care Initiative, a multinational program that aims to enhance the care of men, women and children living with HIV or AIDS in resource-scarce countries.

  131. OraSure Technologies, Inc.

    Robert D. Thompson, CEO
    150 Webster Street
    Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015

    Membership: international

    The main purpose of this private corporation is to create, combine and collaborate to be the world's best oral fluid diagnostics company. It develops, manufactures and markets medical devices and diagnostic products for use by public and private sector clients, clinical laboratories, physicians' offices and workplace testing. It is the leading supplier of oral fluid collection devices and assays to the life insurance industry and public health markets for the detection of antibodies to HIV.

  132. Women’s Health Organisation of Nigeria (WHON)

    Lofom House
    21 Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way
    P.M.B. 21178

    Membership: national

    The aim of the organization is to work with women’s groups particularly and other community based organizations to strengthen their capacity to identify and address women and adolescent health problems. It works with 21 women’s groups in 10 states of the country integrating HIV/AIDS information and education in their projects for youth and women alike.

  133. The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF)

    Dr Michael Sinclair, Senior Vice President
    1450 G Street, NW, Suite 250
    Washington DC 20005

    Membership: international

    The organization is an independent philanthropy focusing on the major health care issues in the United States and South Africa. Its HIV/AIDS work is focused on informing the national policy discussion about the HIV/AIDS epidemic within the context of a changing treatment and health care delivery and financing system. The work involves issues of health care coverage, financing, access to care, and prevention, particularly for those increasingly impacted by the epidemic, including women, people of color and young people.


  134. Fundacion de Ayuda al Immunodeficiente (FUNDAI)

    Dr Jorge Benetucci, President
    Rodriguez Peña 1385 3°C
    Buenos Aires 1021

    Membership: national

    The organization works for the prevention, care and research on AIDS and other retroviruses within the country. It provides medical and laboratory services, psychological support to patients and their relatives. It also offers training programs for professional education.


  135. Centre for Advocacy and Research (CFAR)

    Ms Akhila Sivadas, Executive Director
    C-100 B, First Floor, Kalkaji
    New Delhi 1100019

    Membership: national

    The organization is committed to advocacy and research in, and on, the media, in order to strengthen the gender and development perspective of the mass media. It monitors print, radio and television. It also conducts surveys on emerging trends. With the research results, it creates awareness about crucial issues amongst media, advocates for better and more informed representation about gender and development issues such as HIV/AIDS, child rights, and violence against marginalised groups.


  136. Instituto de Educacion Integral para la Salud (IDEI)

    Janet Midori Ikeda, Co-Director
    21 Avenida 3-22
    zona 3 Quetzaltenango

    Membership: national

    The purpose of the organization is to strengthen the local organizations of rural indigenous communities in Southwestern Guatemala. It trains local health promoters and midwives with methodological tools that promote democratic participation and assist the community in formulating systematic strategies to improve their reproductive health and prevent STI and HIV/AIDS infection.


  137. International Aid Inc. (IA)

    Milton B. Amayun, Vice President, International Programs
    17011 W Hickory
    Spring Lake MI 49456-9712

    Membership: international

    The purpose of the organization is to provide Christian service, both material and spiritual to the ill, the elderly, children and the needy without regard to race, color, creed or gender and to support and assist organizations which operate for similar purposes.


  138. Associaçăo de Apoio a Pessoas com VIH/SIDA (ABRACO)

    Dr Maria José F. Campos, Vice President
    1259-169 Lisbon

    Membership: national

    The goals of the organization are to support people affected by HIV/AIDS; to train and educate health workers involved with HIV/AIDS; and to prevent HIV in general population, with particular focus on young people, drug users, sex workers, women, people in prisons and other vulnerable groups. It advocates against discrimination and promotes and defends the rights of people living with HIV and AIDS.


  139. Interreligious and International Federation for World Peace (IIFWP)

    Ricardo de Sena
    3600 New York avenue, NE
    Washington DC 20002

    Membership: international

    The organization is dedicated to the promotion of world peace through education programs, workshops, conferences, and publications. It seeks to encourage and support the efforts of world leaders from all disciplines and to build coalitions among a wide range of non-governmental, religious, cultural and educational institutions in advocating solutions to pressing world problems.


  140. The Vietnam Youth Federation (VYF)

    Mr Doan Van Thai, Chief of Office
    60 Batieu, Hanoi
    Viet Nam

    Membership: national

    This is an umbrella social organization of youth and youth structures in Vietnam. Its objectives are to rally and unite all forces of the Vietnamese youth to strive to bring the country out of poverty and backwardness towards a prosperous people, a strong country and an equitable and civilized society and to bring happiness and progress of the youth.


  141. Institute of Women & Ethnic Studies (IWES)

    Denese Shervington, Chair, Board of Directors
    1600 Canal Street, Suite 706
    New Orleans, Louisiana 70112

    Membership: international

    The mission of the institute is to improve the physical, mental, and spiritual health and quality of life of women of color and their families. Its goal is to develop culturally proficient, multi-disciplinary and holistic health intervention programs, activities, and research models for women, adolescents, and people of color that promote health and quality life through social change, public policy and collaboration in research, medical education, health advocacy and policy development.


  142. National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC)

    Paul Kawata, Executive Director
    1931 13th Street, NW
    Washington DC 20009-4432

    Membership: national

    The organization is dedicated to developing leadership within communities of color to address the challenge of HIV/AIDS. As the only national organization that is a voice for communities of color infected and affected with HIV/AIDS, it carries out advocacy work, technical assistance training and treatment training for community-based organizations they work with to develop leadership within communities of color to address the challenges of HIV/AIDS.


  143. AIDS Action Foundation (AAF)

    Claudia French, Executive Director
    1906 Sunderland Place NW
    Washington DC 20036

    Membership: national

    The organization's mission is to mobilize support for people affected by HIV/AIDS and the community based organizations that it serves until no more people become HIV infected. It represents 3,200 of the nation's leading community-based AIDS organizations and the millions of Americans they serve. It advocates for fair and effective national AIDS policies that prevent new infections, and ensure access to care and fortify the search for a genuine cure.


  144. Planet Aid, Incorporated (PAI)

    Mikael Norling, President
    82 Wall Street, Suite 210
    New York, NY 10005

    Membership: international

    The organization is a member of the Federations of Associations connected to the International Humana People to People Movement. Its mission is to fund development projects and works to inform people in the US about development issues in the countries it supports.


  145. Red 2002

    Joan Tallada, President
    Carrer del Pi, 10
    Barcelona 08002

    Membership: national

    The organization is the local community network engaged in the development and preparation of the community program during the 14th International Conference, July 2002 in Barcelona. Its goal is to provide its member organizations with the necessary instruments and abilities to improve their personal realities in relation to HIV.


  146. Africa Alive (AA)

    Pooven Moodley, Director
    Suite 11a, 16 Chartwell Drive
    Umhlanga, Kwa-Zulu Natal 4320
    South Africa

    Membership: regional

    The mission is to educate and give youth the skills they need in the fight against HIV/AIDS through the medium of popular entertainment. The goal is to reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS among African youth and to scale up the response towards the epidemic by forming synergistic partnerships throughout Africa. Its five key areas of focus are communication, advocacy, fundraising, networking and capacity building.


  147. Humana People to People, India (Humana/India)

    Rooman Arif, Project Leader
    11, Shiv Path, Suraj Nagar West
    Civil Lines, Jaipur
    Rajasthan 302 006

    Membership: national

    The main objective is to assist in the process of creating the basis for social and economic development in India, especially for people living below the poverty line. It aims to improve these conditions by undertaking a series of development work and projects in the areas where it is most needed.


  148. Organizational Development programme for the Underprivileged (ODPUP)

    Ahmed Bayzid, Executive Director
    Cha-89/2/1, Thana Road
    North Badda, Dhaka-1212

    Dhaka 1000


    Membership: national

    The objectives are to work with the poor and underprivileged groups of the community, who are living with vulnerability to educate them on how to protect themselves from HIV/AIDS. They seek to organize the poor and vulnerable groups, particularly women, to enhance their economic benefit through different alternative income generating activities. They also help to educate these vulnerable groups to protect themselves from diseases, including HIV/AIDS and STDs.


  149. Latin American Harm Reduction Network (RELARD)

    Sandra F. Batista, Executive Director
    Padre Anchieta 1007/31
    Curitiba, Parana 80430-060

    Membership: regional

    The mission is to promote harm reduction actions associated with drug use, having as a priority to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS, observing the guidelines of public health, human rights and citizenship in Latin America. It promotes and disseminates harm reduction as an effective and valid strategy to approach the problems related to drug use.


  150. Institute for Technology in Pharmaceuticals (FIOCRUZ)

    Dr Eloan Dos Santos Pinheiro, Executive Director
    Rua Sizenando Nabuco 100
    Rio de Janeiro 21041-250

    Membership: national

    This is a specialist technical body. It operates to plan, organize, control and give technical orientation to activities involving research, technical development and manufacture of drugs, medicines and other prophylactic products in order to supply health programs and to meet the requirements arising from the country's policy of autonomy in technical areas. It also is responsible for training human resources in this specialist area.


  151. The Assistance Fund (TAF)

    Ken Malone, Executive Director
    1116 Jackson Blvd.
    Houston, Texas 77006-1210

    Membership: national

    The organization was established to assist people living with AIDS by paying their health insurance premiums and the cost for emergency prescriptions until they qualify for Medicare. Its mission is to improve the quality of life of those living with HIV/AIDS and other debilitating diseases by providing financial assistance to maintain continuity of medical care.


  152. South Jersey Against AIDS (SJAA)

    Keith Egan, Executive Director
    19 Gordon's Alley
    Atlantic City, New Jersey 08401

    Membership: national

    The organization aims to promote the well being of people infected with HIV; to provide a support environment for family members and friends; and for charitable, scientific and educational purpose related activities.


  153. Open Family Australia (OFA)

    Mr Nathan Stirling, Chief Executive Officer
    339 Ferrars Street
    South Melbourne
    Victoria 3205

    Membership: national

    The mission of the organization is to improve the well being and self-worth of alienated and excluded street children through unconditional support, whenever and wherever necessary, with the view to reconnecting them with the community.


  154. Anglican Church of Tanzania (ACT)

    Rev Canon Dr. Raphael Mwita Akiri, General Secretary
    Seventh Street, Dodoma
    PO Box 899 Dodoma Region
    United Republic of Tanzania

    Membership: national

    The purpose of the organization is to improve health and social services for those people provided for by the Anglican dioceses in Tanzania. It seeks to further the healing ministry of Christ through promotion, collaboration and provision of quality, holistic, curative, preventative and rehabilitative health care and social services for all, especially to those most in need.


  155. Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

    Craig Kramer, Director, Federal Affairs
    1350 Eye Street, NW, Suite 1210
    Washington DC 20005

    Membership: international

    This company is the world's most comprehensive and broadly based manufacturer of health care products, as well as provider of related services, for the consumer, pharmaceutical and professionals markets.


  156. The Coca-Cola Company

    Ms Janet Howard, Vice President, International Relations
    800 Connecticut Avenue, NW Suite 711
    Washington DC 20006

    Membership: international

    This is a private sector organization. As part of its commitment to responsible corporate citizenship, it established the Coca-Cola Foundation in Africa that will work with various organizations in the African continent, including on AIDS related issues.


  157. Pfizer, Inc.

    C. Hardwick, Senior Vice President, Government & Public Affairs
    235 East 42nd Street
    New York, NY 10017

    Membership: international

    This is a research based pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets leading prescription medicines for humans and animals, as well as many of the world’s best-known consumer products. It is dedicated to helping humanity and delivering exceptional financial performance by discovering, developing and providing innovative health care products that lead to healthier and more productive lives.


  158. M.A.C AIDS Fund/M.A.C Global Foundation (MACAIDS)

    John Demsey, President
    130 Prince Street
    New York, NY 10012

    Membership: international

    This is a fund that was established in 1994 to help bring support to men, women and children living with HIV and AIDS as a way of "giving" back