Durban and Coastal Mental Health is the largest mental health organisation in South Africa. We have strong leadership, clarity of vision, a sound management structure and operational capacity, an ability to manage financial risks, a proven track record of effective service delivery, and a proud string of awards. We actively work with individuals, families and communities to improve the lives of children and adults with intellectual disability and psychiatric illness.
A leader in the eradication and elimination of diseases, the Carter Center fights six preventable diseases — Guinea worm, river blindness, trachoma, schistosomiasis, lymphatic filariasis, and malaria — by using health education and simple, low-cost methods. The Center also strives to improve access to mental health care.
The stories of disaster in Africa are all too familiar. However, behind the news headlines there are millions of Africans who are working tirelessly to take control of their health and their lives – and, with help from organizations like the African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF), they are succeeding.
The family is the nucleus of society, and when it weakens or crumbles the stability of the entire community is adversely affected. It is thus imperative to initiate and co-ordinate resources to maintain a healthy and happy marriage and family life. "FAMSA - FAMILY AND MARRIAGE SOCIETY OF SOUTH AFRICA" was established as a result of this need.
The SA Federation for Mental Health is a registered national, not for profit, non-governmental organisation (000-238 NPO) that aims to co-ordinate, monitor and promote services for persons with Intellectual Disability (Mental Handicap), Psychiatric Disability (Mental Illness) as well as promoting mental health and well-being.
Africa Health Placements (AHP) is a human resources solutions and services organisation whose work has been changing the face of public health in southern Africa, creating completely new outcomes for healthcare facilities that might otherwise be defunct by now. We define ourselves as “social profit” because our work, while mostly donor-funded, delivers profit in terms of improved healthcare and social indicators. In addition, we value results and our organisational culture is strictly focused on delivery.
SeraphimGLOBAL has a long history in primary care delivery and strengthening health systems in rural areas, hard-to-reach locations and among marginalized populations. Maternal and child health are the foundations of our community health projects. We work within a holistic community-based approach to support social development and public health initiatives.
SOS Children is the world’s largest orphan charity. We directly help over 70,000 children in our family-based SOS Children's Villages in 124 countries around the world. We give children who have nothing and no one a family, a home, an education and a future.
The Center for Economic and Social Rights (CESR) works to promote social justice through human rights. In a world where poverty and inequality deprive entire communities of dignity, justice and sometimes life, we seek to uphold the universal human rights of every human being to education, health, food, water, housing, work, and other economic, social and cultural rights essential to human dignity.
Chrysalide is a grassroots initiative and residential rehabilitation centre for female substance users (drug and/or alcohol), including users who are engaged in sex work and are HIV-positive and ex-prisoners who are using drugs. The organisation welcomes women as well as their children and supports them through a therapy programme that evolves in three stages: detoxification, psychotherapy and finally vocational and social rehabilitation. Group and individual therapy include: psychological counselling; daily seminars on various issues affecting these women; multi-weekly workshops provided by volunteers on well-being, handicraft work, and cookery; gardening; pre-test counselling, testing and post-test counselling for HIV/Hepatitis; and group therapy.
The Benedict Menni Foundation is a cooperation for development organisation the purpose of which is to implement cooperation, development and humanitarian aid activities in the national and international arena, with a particular focus on the most underprivileged people groups and countries.
AMHF is a Non-Governmental organization in Nairobi, Kenya that is licensed to operate both locally and regionally. It was conceptualized in 2000 by Prof. David M. Ndetei, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Nairobi, Kenya and registered on 18th March 2004. AMHF is dedicated to research supporting evidence-based policy, service provision and health promotion in relation to mental and neurological health, and substance use. The differences are glaring.