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Resources: Local and Regional Experts

The following addresses are databases which list experts and consultants in the fields of RH & Development. In order to search for experts/consultants who specifically work in the field of Reproductive Health and Development, please contact the following addresses.

Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research

It is the Alliance's aim to play a part in health development and the efficiency and equity of health systems through research on and for policy.

Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research
World Health Organization
CH 1211 Geneva 27
Tel: +41 22 791 2840
Fax: +41 22 791 4328
Email: mailto:[email protected]
Website: http://www.alliance-hpsr.org

Asia-Pacific Development Communication Center (ADCC)
Dhurakijpundit University (DPU)

The mission of the Asia-Pacific Development Communication Center (ADCC) is "to develop graduates who are competent in the many and varied skills required in business and administration and who possesses high moral values."

110/1-4 Prachachuen Road, Laksi, Bangkok
10210 Thailand
Operator +66 (2) 954-7300 - 29, Ext. 530, 590
Direct +66 (2) 591-3154
Fax: +66 (2) 591-3154, 589-9605, 589-9606
Email: mailto:[email protected]
Homepage: http://www.dpu.ac.th

Asia-Pacific POPIN

The POPIN decentralised network is implemented by the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP). It coordinates subregional, national and non-governmental population information centres in the ESCAP region.

Rajadamnern Nok Avenue
Bangkok 10200
Tel: +66 (2) 288-1332
Fax: +66 (2) 288-1009
Email: mailto:[email protected]
Homepage: http://www.unescap.org/pop/popin/index.htm

Bangladesh Association for Maternal and Neonatal Health

The Association conducts programmes in the area of Family Planning, and Community Based Mother and Child Health Care.

64/F, Green Road (Ground Floor)
Dhaka 1205
Tel: +880 2 508851
Fax: +880 2 866962

BRAC (Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee)

It is BRAC's aim to bring about positive change in the quality of life of the poor people of Bangladesh. Promoting human rights, dignity and gender equity through poor people's social, economic, political and human capacity building at all levels forms the majority of BRAC's work.

75 Mohakhali
Dhaka 1212
Tel: +880-2 9881265-72
Fax: +880-2 8823542, 8823614
Email: mailto:[email protected]
Homepage: http://www.brac.net/

Centre for International Health Studies

The Centre for International Health (CIHS) is a multi-disciplinary centre for education, research and consultancy supporting international health development in low and middle income countries. The approach of CIHS is characterised by an emphasis on social and organisational development issues within the process of health systems reform and development.

Centre of International Health Studies
Queen Margaret University College
EH12 8TS
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (131) 317 3491
Fax: +44 (131) 317 3494
Email: mailto:[email protected]
Homepage: http://www.qmuc.ac.uk/cihs/


CityNet is a "Regional Network of Local Authorities for the Management of Human Settlements." Promoting local urban improvement initiatives in the Asian-Pacific region, its interests focus on poverty alleviation, environment and health, municipal finance and infrastructure.

CityNet Secretariat
5F, International Organizational Center
Pacifico-Yokohama, 1-1-1 Minato-Mirai, Nishi-ku
Yokohama, 220-0012, Japan.
Tel: +81-45- 223-2161
Fax: +81-45-223-2162
Email: mailto:[email protected]
Homepage: http://www.citynet-ap.org/en/index.html

Development Gateway

The Development Gateway offers users access to development information, resources, and tools, providing a space to contribute knowledge and share experiences. The Gateway helps users navigate the growing amount of information available online, and empowers virtual communities of learning to address key development issues.

Development Gateway Foundation
815 Connecticut Ave., N.W.
Suite 620
Washington, DC 20006
Email: mailto:[email protected]

Family Health International (FHI)

FHI's current activities in the field of family planning and reproductive health in Nepal include studies on the health status of adolescents in Nepal and the efficacy of vasectomy as a method of contraception, and assistance to the Government’s National Planning Commission in preparing the ninth five-year development plan.

Population and Reproductive Health Division
P.O. Box 2727
Fifth Lane
Kumari Pati
Email: mailto:[email protected]
Website: http://www.fhi.org/en/cntr/asia/nepal/nepalofc.html

FOCUS on Young Adults

A project implemented by Pathfinder International, USA, it has focused on the reproductive health concerns of adolescents and young adults in Asia and other continents.

Consultant Registry
1201 Connecticut Ave., NW, Suite 501
Washington, DC 20036 USA
Fax: 202-835-0282
Tel: (202) 835-0818
Email: mailto:[email protected]

International Family Health (IFH)

International Family Health (IFH) is a UK charity, established in 1991, that works for sexual and reproductive health and rights of disadvantaged people in resource-poor settings.

First Floor
Cityside House
40 Adler Street
London, E1 1ED
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7247 9944
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7247 9224
Email: mailto:[email protected]
Homepage: http://www.ifh.org.uk

LOGOTRI Secretariat (The Network of Local Government Training and Research Institutes in Asia and the Pacific)

Initiated by UNESCAP, Logotri's aims are to establish technical co-operation among local government training and research institutes in Asia and the Pacific. Strengthening institutional and technical capacities of local government training and research institutes in Asia and the Pacific also forms part of its mission.

Urban Development Training Centre Complex
Bagar, Pokhara, Nepal
Tel: 977 (61) 20146; (61) 20098
Fax: 977 (61) 20282
Email: mailto:[email protected]
Homepage: http://www.unescap.org/huset/logotri

Panos London

Stimulating debate on global environment and development issues is the main aim of Panos. The provision of information is crucial in achieving sustainable development and social change.

9 White Lion St
London N1 9PD
United Kingdom
Tel +44 (0)20 7278 1111
Fax +44 (0)20 7278 0345
Email: mailto:[email protected]
Homepage: http://www.panos.org.uk

Partners in Population and Development

The main aim of this inter-governmental alliance of 19 countries is to transform reproductive health goals outlined in the ICPD Programme of Action into reality.

GPO Box 2925
IPH Building (2nd Floor)
Mohakhali, Dhaka - 1212
Tel: + 88 (0) 2 988 1882
Fax: + 88 (0) 2 889 387
Email: mailto:[email protected]
Homepage: http://www.south-south.org

The Communication Initiative

The Communication Initiative, organised as a partnership of development organisations, aims to back the advancement of communication interventions which promote development at international level.

5148 Polson Terrace
British Columbia, V8Y 2C4
Tel: 1-(250)-658-6372
Fax: 1-(250)-658-1728
Email: mailto:[email protected]
Homepage: http://www.comminit.com

The Population Council

Improving the well-being and reproductive health of current and future generations around the world and to help achieve a human, equitable, and sustainable balance between people and resources are the main aims of the Population Council.

P.O. Box 138 Pratunam
Bangkok, 10049,
Tel: +66 (2) 653 8586-7
Fax: +66 (2) 255 5513
Email: mailto:[email protected]

Population and Rural and Urban Development Division
Population Information and Communication Unit

This sub-division of UNESCAP focuses on the identification and understanding of social and economic issues in the areas of population and rural and urban development that are directly related to the alleviation of poverty. Further focus areas include advocacy work and the development of relevant and sustainable population, rural and urban strategies.

Rajadamnern Nok Avenue
Bangkok 10200,
Tel: +66 (2) 288-1332
Fax : +66 (2) 288-1009 (direct to Division)
Email: mailto:[email protected]
Homepage: http://www.unescap.org

UNESCO Regional Clearing House on Population Education and Communication (RECHPEC)

Through the provision of information relating to adolescent reproductive health (ARH), the Regional Clearing House aims to strengthen the capacities of national and local organisations. Through timely dissemination, they furthermore ensure that use of the information is maximised to its full potential.

920 Sukhumvit Road
P.O. Box 967
Prakanong Post Office,
Bangkok 10110,
Tel.: +66 (2) 3910686; 3910879; 3910577
Fax: +66 (2) 3910866
Email: maito:[email protected]
Homepage: http://www.unescobkk.org

UNFPA Country Support Team for East and South-East Asia

14 th Floor, UN Building
Rajdamnern Avenue
Bangkok 10200
P.O. Box 618
Bangkok 10200
Tel: +66 (2) 280 33 20 or 288 19 54
Fax: +66 (2) 280 27 15
Email: mailto:[email protected]

Women's Health Project

Women’s Health Research Centre of the School of Public Health
University of the Witwatersrand
P. O. Box 1038, Johannesburg, 2000
South Africa
Tel: + (27) 11 489 9910
Fax: + (27) 11 489 9922
Homepage: http://www.sn.apc.org/whp/


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