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ASSAf is the official national Academy of Science of South Africa and represents the country in the international community of science academies. (Copied from Academy of Science of South Africa webpage)
CSVR adopts a multi-disciplinary approach to understand and prevent violence, heal its effects and build sustainable peace locally, continentally and globally. (Copied from Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation webpage)
Mission: To improve health status through the prevention of illnesses and the promotion of healthy lifestyles and to consistently improve the healthcare delivery system by focusing on access, equity, efficiency, quality and sustainability. (Copied from Department of Health Republic of South Africa webpage)
The HSRC was established in 1968 as South Africa’s statutory research agency and has grown to become the largest dedicated research institute in the social sciences and humanities on the African continent, doing cutting-edge research in areas that are crucial to development. The Council conducts large-scale, policy-relevant,social-scientific research for public sector users,non-governmental organisations and international development agencies.
Research activities and structures are closely aligned with South Africa’s national development priorities. - See more at: http://www.hsrc.ac.za/en/about#sthash.U5DhM3Gk.dpuf (Copied from Human Science Research Council webpage)
The Mental Health Information Centre of Southern Africa strives to assist the South African public and professionals with up-to-date mental health information as well as an accessible easy-to-use database of mental health professionals.
We are committed to enriching the lives of people who are residents or patients at a variety of organisations and facilities in and around the Western Cape and further afield. We achieve this through friendly, regular and controlled visits by accredited volunteers and their animal companions. (Copied from Pets as Therapy webpage)
The Risk and Resilience in Mental Disorders Research Unit - with key researchers at the University of Stellenbosch, the University of Cape Town (UCT) and Northwest University - researches anxiety and stress disorders. It is also involved in projects in related fields, including the Drakenstein Neurodevelopmental and Neuro-GAP studies.
The South African Depression and Anxiety Group has on its scientific and advisory board, psychologists, psychiatrists, doctors, and business people who have a keen interest and role in mental health advocacy and are committed to SADAG’s aims and ideals. The board ensures that the information the counsellors have is both current and relevant. In addition, the highly qualified board plays a vital role in dealing with any complex or crisis cases effectively, appropriately, and timeously. South African Depression and Anxiety Group South African Depression and Anxiety Group (Copied from South African Depression and Anxiety Group webpage)
The South African Medical Research Council's mission is to improve the nation's health and quality of life through promoting and conducting relevant and responsive health research. (Copied from South African Medical Research Council webpage)
The Australian Branch of the British Psychological Society was formed in 1944 and was later incorporated as The Australian Psychological Society Limited in 1966, formed as a company limited by guarantee registered in the State of Victoria, Australia. (Copied from Australian Psychological Society webpage)
Psychology is the scientific study of people, the mind and behaviour. The British Psychological Society is the representative body for psychology and psychologists in the UK. We are responsible for the development, promotion and application of psychology for the public good. (Copied from British Psychological Society webpage)
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.
In the 21st century, health is a shared responsibility, involving equitable access to essential care and collective defence against transnational threats. (Copied from World Health Organization webpage)
The mission of Social Psychology Network is to promote peace, social justice, and sustainable living through public education, research, and the advancement of psychology. (Copied from Social Psychology Network webpage)