HEALTH & HUMAN RIGHTS
Summary: The main purpose of this electronic conference is exchange of information between the different networks active in Health Research
for Development in the Eastern and Southern African Region.
Africa: Human Rights
Summary: Provides you with information human rights resource centers. Also contains a collection of international human rights materials with a particular focus on Africa as well as a collection of global International Human Rights Instruments—treaties, declarations, and other materials—together with authoritative citations.
Okochi (Dry Season), acrylic & ink, 1993
Artist: Obiora Udechukwu ©
Summary: Information on the movement to obtain reparations for the enslavement and colonisation of African people in Africa and the African Diaspora. Also to secure the return of African artefacts taken from Africa.
African Medical and Research Foundation
Summary: For 40 years, AMREF has worked with local communities to research and alleviate the region's health problems. AMREF's mission, in partnership with communities, governments and donors, is to improve health care for the underserved in Africa through service delivery, training and research.AMREF is a field-orientated organisation that implements programmes. It does not make grants.
Summary: General health information, health services and health facilities in Africa.
Summary: Provides you with health information on Africa.
Columbia University—Human Rights
Summary: This is a collection of human rights documents, citations, bibliographies, links to other sites, and information about NGOs engaged in human rights work in Sub Saharan Africa (including a 1996 report with summaries on individual countries)
Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)
Summary: This site is dedicated to research pertaining to and related to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). Presenting this practice from a variety of perspectives: psychological, cultural, sexual, human rights, etc. It also serves as a networking page where organizations that are engaged in work related to FGM can include some information about their research, and a contact address.
Summary: Information on Health situation in Africa
Indiana University School of Law—Indianapolis
Summary: Program in International Human Rights Law, Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis
Rwanda: the Great Genocide Debate Conference, 07/97
Summary: This briefing brings together papers and transcriptions from 'Rwanda: the Great Genocide Debate', a conference organised by Africa Direct in London on 27 July 1997. The conference attracted delegates from Belgium, Burundi, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and the United Kingdom.
Summary: Resources with information on women and health.
Women's Human Rights Resources - DIANA
Summary: DIANA is the collaborative venture of a consortium of law librarians, university based human rights centres, and other non-governmental human rights organizations. These groups came together to build a comprehensive, timely, and authoritative database of electronic materials essential to human rights research. Our group takes responsibility
for the topic of women's international human rights and is a contributing site for the DIANA database in our area.
World Health Organization (WHO)
Summary: The objective of WHO is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health. Health, as defined in the WHO Constitution, is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.
WWW Sites for Women's Health
Summary: Here are selected sites offering information about women's health issues:
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