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This is by no means an exhaustive series of links but the page is being added to from time to time. Please email me if you want to add further links.

  • You may wish to visit for one of the most comprehensive research tools on the web. Use "Baby Rape" or "Child Rape" as your search terms.
  • People opposing women abuse (POWA)
  • Centre for the study of AIDS website.
  • Rotary Project Hope (Sierramadre Rotary in the USA)
  • The joint UN project on AIDS
  • African Networks for Health Research & Development (Afro-nets) [ 10/05/2000 ] 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. By this better collaboration between the networks is expected in the fields of capacity building, planning and conducting research, transformation of research recommendations into action, etc.
  • AMREF: African Medical & Research Foundation [ 08/06/2000 ] 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. 
  • CASE: Community Agency for Social Enquiry [ 13/11/2001 ] CASE is a South African research NGO, focussing on socio-economic and policy research from a development perspective in support of democratic transformation of the country.
  • ENRECA Health Network [ 25/06/2001 ] "ENRECA" stands for Enhancement of Research Capacity and is a bilateral research programme financed by the Danish International Development Agency, Danida. The ENRECA Health Network functions as an umbrella for twelve health related research projects as well as for the organising of a number of activities: cross disciplinary PhD courses, seminars and meetings on issues within international health.
  • Frontiers in Reproductive Health [ 25/04/2001 ] Frontiers in Reproductive Health is a global operations research project that helps decisionmakers shape reproductive health policies and programs. It provides the empirical base for implementing successful, innovative, high-quality family planning and reproductive health programs. 
  • Grant Opportunities [ 25/06/2001 ] TDR supports goal-oriented research. Research opportunities and priorities - defined in the various Steering Committee and Task Force workplans - should be studied before submitting a grant application. In addition to the research opportunities outlined in the scientific workplans, specific research proposals and letters of interest can be called for at any time of year.
  • Guidelines on Ethics for Medical Research [ 08/06/2000 ] Guidelines were produced for the volunteer, the investigator, the sponsor and Research Ethics Committees, and for all institutions where research on healthy volunteers takes place
  • Healthnet - SA Knowledge Network [ 03/05/2000 ] Provides access to a variety of evidence-based health information resources for South Africa. 
  • Horizons - Global Operations Research on HIV/AIDS/STI Prevention and Care [ 11/04/2001 ] Horizons is a global, five-year (1997-2002) operations research project designed to identify components of effective HIV/AIDS programs and policies, test potential solutions to problems in prevention, care, support, and service delivery, and disseminate and utilize findings with a view toward replication and scaling-up of successful interventions. Horizons is directed by the Population Council under a cooperative agreement with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Horizons is one component of a larger USAID initiative to reduce HIV transmission and mitigate its effects in developing countries. 
  • Communicating development research [ 10/04/2001 ] The new resource provides a searchable database of concise, easy-to-read summaries of research relevant to health policy in developing countries. A wide range of subjects is covered, including health sector reform, maternal and child health, sexual and reproductive health, disease and disability, and environmental health. id21 Health also offers this information in a free email newsletter, 'id21HealthNews', for those with limited internet access. 
  • IDRC [ 08/06/2000 ] The International Development Research Centre is a public corporation created by the Canadian government to help communities in the developing world find solutions to social, economic, and environmental problems through research.
  • National Research Foundation [ 09/05/2000 ] Includes all areas of research funding 
  • NIHCM Foundation [ 11/04/2001 ] The National Institute for Health Care Management Research and Educational Foundation (NIHCM Foundation) is a non-profit, non-partisan group that conducts research on health care issues. The Foundation disseminates research findings and analysis that promote and enhance access to health care and the efficiency and effectiveness of health care services and delivery. 
  • World Health Organization [ 21/08/2000 ] The objective of WHO is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health. WHO also proposes conventions, agreements, regulations and makes recommendations about international nomenclature of diseases, causes of death and public health practices. It develops, establishes and promotes international standards concerning foods and biological, pharmaceutical and similar substances.