Value Driven Professionals of the Not-For-Profit Sector

By: woodseer | April 07, 2015

The Malaysian AIDS Council (MAC) was established in 1992 to serve as an umbrella organisation to support and coordinate the efforts of non-governmental and other organisations working on HIV/AIDS issues in Malaysia. MAC works in partnership with government agencies, the private sector and international organisations to ensure a committed and effective response to HIV/AIDS issues in Malaysia. - See more at:

Woodseer Consulting was employed to assit in the elaboration of the Strategic Plan 2015-2020 of the MAC. Our role was to assist in the consultative and drafting processes.  We developed a participative and transparent process to create ownership and support both internally with the staff and with external stakeholders...

By: woodseer | September 04, 2013

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In 1999, in the wake of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, MSF launched the Access Campaign. Its purpose has been to push for access to, and the development of life-saving and life prolonging medicines, diagnostic tests and vaccines for patients in MSF programmes and beyond.
Médecins Sans Frontières launched the Access Campaign to alert the world about the desperate need to improve the medical tools at our and others' disposal. For more information please visit:

Woodseer Consulting provided services to define an international consultative process for the Acces Campain three year strategic plan including the production of an online survey, of various interview guidelines and of reporti...

By: woodseer | September 03, 2013

Over the last decade, Mercy Malaysia has blossomed to become a world leading south based humanitarian INGO, with teams sent to disaster-stricken zones and programmes rolled out in various countries and in different disasters. As a registered society under the Societies Act in Malaysia, MERCY Malaysia has over 500 members and is supported by approximately 5,000 registered volunteers to date. For more information and donations, please check their website: Mercy Malaysia

Woodseer Management Consulting is supporting Mercy's fundraising and communication departments with business planning, fund-raising strategy and implementation. Since the beginning of 2012, we are focusing on helping Mercy Malaysia to develop a fundraising campaign to attract t...

By: woodseer | October 14, 2012


PKBI and FPOP are long established reproductive health organization in Indonesia and the Philippines. Both organizations are  nationwide organizations of professional and community-based volunteers. They have chapters in many provinces or rations across their countries. They provide reproductive health services and inform and educate communities about SRHR, especially the poor, marginalized, socially excluded and undeserved.  Information about these two fantastic organizations can be found here:

In Indonesia, Perkumpulan Keluarga Berencana Indonesia (PKBI):

In the Philippines, Family Planning Organizations of the Philippines (FPOP):

Under a program finance by IPPF, Woodseer Consulting contributed to h...

By: woodseer | July 08, 2012

IPPF is a worldwide movement providing reproductive health and family planning services in over 180 countries. IPPF ESEAOR, based in Kuala Lumpur is the regional office of IPPF for East, South East Asia and Oceania. It covers a population of 2 billions through a network of member  associations in 22 countries.

IPPF believes that sexual and reproductive rights should be guaranteed for every one because they are basic human right. Woodseer Management Consulting is proud to be associated to such a great and worthy cause. More information on IPPF ESEAOR is available on their website.

Woodseer Management Consulting provided support and coaching to the resource mobilization team of IPPF ESEAOR to develop a three year strategy for resource mobilizat...

By: woodseer | April 24, 2012

Since its creation in 1981, MSF Swiss has become one of the most dynamic divisions of the MSF movement and is the leading division in the operations centre in Geneva, one of the five MSF operational centres worldwide.  It oversees MSF work in about 40 countries around the world. For more information about MSF Swiss, please check their website.

Following the success of  the 2011 contribution, Woodseer Management Consulting was asked for the third time to lead the organization and facilitate of the Head of Mission Week of the OCG. The Head Of Mission week is a crucial strategic moment in the annual life of the OCG as Country Directors gather in the Geneva headquarters to discuss operational challenges and the future direction of the organizat...

By: woodseer | March 22, 2012

In 2010, the Insular Southeast Asian Network on MSM, TG, and HIV (ISEAN) and the Humanist Institute for Co-operation with Developing Countries (Hivos) jointly submitted a regional proposal to the Global Fund for AIDS, Malaria, and Tuberculosis (GFATM) Round 10.

The programme, entitled ‘Strengthening Community Systems to Reduce Vulnerability to and Impact of H TG CBOs IV infection on MSM and TG in Insular Southeast Asia’, was approved by GFATM and contract for the grant was signed on 6 October 2011. This grant has the main goal of reducing (a) the vulnerability and risks of MSM and TG to HIV infection and (b) the impact of HIV on their lives in Insular Southeast Asia.

It intends to address critical gaps in supporting and scaling up activities ...

By: woodseer | February 02, 2012

Seksualiti Merdeka is a Malaysian group of activists that fight for equal rights and dignity for all regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity. It is often caricatured as an "LGBT" rights group and this has a negative perception in Malaysia. Indeed, despite the apparent modernity of Malaysian society, their core mission challenges many traditional and religious beliefs. Moreover, some authorities seemingly condone or justify homophobic and transphobic violence, abuse and harassment. This is the case for transsexuals who reported regular physical harassment, including by authorities.

As part of the ISEAN/Hivos programme to strengthening community systems to reduce vulnerability to and impact of HIV infection on MSM and TGs in...

By: woodseer | October 09, 2011

The MSF Operational Center OCBA is mostly composed of the Greek and Spanish sections of MSF. Based in Barcelona and Athens, OCBA is one of the five MSF operational centers that runs medical operations across the world and it is the smallest of the five. More information about this too sections is available at MSF Spain and MSF Greece.

As a continuation of our work in October 2009 where we drafted a vision paper on the development of OCBA into an international operational network, Woodseer Management Consulting was approach by the management of OCBA to develop a management structure and operational planning process for this operational network.

By: woodseer | November 10, 2010

MSF is an independent humanitarian medical aid agency committed to two objectives: providing medical aid wherever needed, regardless of race, religion, politics or sex and raising awareness of the plight of the people we help.

Based in Geneva, MSF international is the international office of Medecins Sans Frontieres whose web site is accessible here.

Based in Delhi, MSF India is a new entity which the MSF movement is developing currently.

Woodseer Management Consulting has been engaged by the MSF International Office to facilitate two high level meetings in Geneva and Delhi.  In Geneva, we facilitated an international meeting of  MSF executives and boards members to decide on the future shape of the association of MSF volunteers and governance...

By: woodseer | August 10, 2010

The Regional Emerging Diseases Intervention (REDI) Center is a research and training organization founded Singapore and the United States to enhance the region’s capability and capacity to deal with emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases such as avian influenza and SARS. REDI Center is chartered in Singapore as an Intergovernmental Organization. For more information about REDI Center please visit their website.

In August 2010, Woodseer Management Consulting was approach by the REDI Center to strengthen their team for a project financed by the US Department of Defense. This project is a thorough analysis of the capacity of 8 countries in South East Asia to respond to Biological Threats whether intentional such as terrorist attacks or n...

By: woodseer | February 10, 2010

PT Foundation strives to be the most effective community-based organization providing information, education and care services relating to HIV/AIDS and sexuality in Malaysia, working with the 5 communities that are most affected by HIV in Malaysia.

PT Foundation is the largest community based organization working with the communities most affected by HIV in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Since 1987, PT Foundation has been developing and running programmes to serve the following communities:

  • Positive Living Programme

  • Drug Users

  • Sex Workers

  • Transgenders

  • Men-who-have-Sex with Men (MSM)

More information about PT is available on their website.

Woodseer Management Consulting has been providing ongoing support to PT foundation as part of our voluntary engag...

By: woodseer | November 10, 2009

MSF South Africa  is one of the youngest, and therefore one of the most dynamic, addition to the MSF International network. Not only did MSF carry out HIV programs as early as 2000 in South Africa, but the potential of South Africa as a contributor to MSF was acknowledge with the opening of the section in 2007.  MSF South Africa recruits medical staff and other professionals to work in MSF projects around the world. They share information with the South African public, the media, government agencies, and other non-governmental organizations to raise awareness about the plight of those people MSF assist. MSF South Africa also supports MSF programs in the region by providing medical expertise, including specific medical training for MSF field...

By: woodseer | October 10, 2009

The MSF Operational Center OCBA is mostly composed of the Greek and Spanish sections of MSF. Based in Barcelona and Athens, OCBA is one of the five MSF operational centers that runs medical operations across the world and it is the smallest of the five. More information about this too sections is available at MSF Spain and MSF Greece.

In 2009, Woodseer Management Consulting was approach by the management of OCBA to carry out an internal study of the vision that the top management shared of the future of OCBA. This vision paper was part of  a broader strategic review that the management of OCBA was carrying out and formed the basis of a recent strategic plan.

By: woodseer | August 10, 2009

MSF-Hong Kong (MSF HK) was established in 1994, first as a delegation office, and later as one of the 19 partner sections of the international MSF movement. It supports MSF’s field projects through raising awareness of humanitarian crises, recruiting field workers and raising funds as well as having an emergency response capacity to natural disasters. For more information about the HK section of MSF please visit their website: MSF HK

MSF HK approached Woodseer Management Consulting to carry out an independent assessment of their contribution to the overall MSF movement. This strategic document aimed at guiding the future development of the organization especially with regards to their direct involvement in MSF field work.

Since the conclusion...

Category: INGOs 

Tags: Strategic Planning, Vision