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International Health Organizations

Here you find wide-range of leading international, development, research and funding health organizations, foundations, government and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), academia, the private sector, community groups, programs and other health advocates. These entities work at the global level and integrate the efforts of work on primary health care. They play important role in improving the health of communities, regions and even entire nations, and in building sustainable health care. Many of these organizations conduct research to address health issues to find innovative solutions to strengthen the world’s primary health care systems. Their evidence-based analysis and reports facilitate decision-making process and make a profound impact on health policies at local, regional and global level. You will also find some of the leading actors such as brac, Icbbr,d, Jamkhed-CRHP and SEARCH that have adopted primary health care and that have played an important role in improving the health of communities. You could learn the different models of primary health care the institutions adopted to maximize impact.

The BAPS was established to raise standards in paediatric surgery through education and research. The work of BAPS is wide-ranging and sub-specialties include:  neonatal surgery; fetal medicine; oncology; trauma and general surgery of childhood. BAPS has educational resources for healthcare and provides useful links for courses and publications on pediatric surgery.

 Non-Government Organization / 175 views

The mission of IACAPAP is to promote child and adolescent psychiatry and the mental health and development of children and adolescents, through policy, practice, training and research. IACAPAP has a wide range of activities including:  bi-annual world congress, freely accessible e-textbook, online open course (MOOC), and early career development programmes. The charity also makes position statements, and publishes position papers and monographs to promote child and adolescent psychiatry and mental health around the globe. On social media, it promotes its activities through a quarterly Bulletin, facebook and twitter. IACAPAP provides resources which are freely accessible on the website. The resources include: bulletin, COVID-19 resources, training materials, MOOCs, peer reviewed journal articles and more.

 Non-Government Organization / 152 views

Hope Health Action has a mission of building long-term partnerships with local communities and health systems to facilitate sustainable, innovative and life-saving health and disability care for the most vulnerable. It has equipped and empowered locally lead community and facility based health projects in Haiti, Uganda and South Sudan.  The charity’s health work includes supporting hospitals, providing a range of life-changing projects for people with disabilities, and emergency response in fragile countries. It also provides respite care, community and facility based rehabilitation as well as advocacy.

 Non-Government Organization / 147 views

LAM Action is the UK charity for those with LAM, their families and doctors caring for them. The charity provides valuable support to those with LAM, an extremely rare disease, and their families and helps fund important research into LAM. LAM Action provides support, information and encouragement to those with LAM and their families. It also helps educate health professionals about LAM and advance research into LAM. The publications section has Lam factsheet,

 Non-Government Organization / 136 views

WSC is a multinational three charitable organizations registered in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom. The mission of the charity is to improve lives in underserved communities through sustainable, integrated, evidence-based spine care. It was launched to fill the profound gap in the evidence-based treatment of musculoskeletal and especially spinal conditions found in under-serviced areas around the world. The research section has published articles that add to the body of knowledge of spine care.

 Non-Government Organization / 137 views

Health[e] Foundation envisions a world with access to quality healthcare and to essential information, in order to achieve better health for all. The charity offers health education and information services that use several on-and offline learning methods. The charity provides digital health education and digital learning services, strengthening healthcare systems and communities globally. The Health[e] Foundation has taken on the challenge of providing healthcare professionals and community workers with access to crucial information, particularly in regions that are most deprived of resources. The research section has research outputs of the Foundation from different countries including Ethiopia.

 Non-Government Organization / 149 views

Home of Life Foundation aims to deliver specialist advice and support to individuals and people with wound care concerns in care homes and patients’ homes, particularly on chronic, hard to heal wounds, leg ulcers and complex cases. The charity provides these health care services to people in Sub-Saharan Africa particularly in Ghana through a team of qualified nurses and other health care professionals. The services include home visits, care homes, education and advice. The Foundation provides advice and support to staff, patients and families.

 Non-Government Organization / 126 views

Vision Care for Homeless People is a charity set-up to provide eye care services to homeless and other vulnerable people in an accessible and friendly environment in which they feel safe, welcome and comfortable. The charity aims to preserve, protect and promote the ocular health of homeless and vulnerable people in the UK who are unwilling or unable to access mainstream services available through the NHS by providing and assisting in the provision of a comprehensive high quality and free at the point of use ocular health service. The services include screening and the provision of spectacles that meets the immediate visual needs of beneficiaries. The research webpage has collections of research output, posts and more.

 Non-Government Organization / 141 views

Eye Need Sight aims to promote and provide the available solutions for the supply of spectacles to NGOs and Charities who support the Vision 2020 global initiative. The spectacle version to be utilized in disadvantaged areas can be assembled using a minimum number of tools and the requirement for a dedicated glazing facility is removed entirely with pre-made parts.

 Non-Government Organization / 131 views

The Doctors of the World network has more than 400 programs in over 80 countries. The vision of the charity is a world where barriers to healthcare have been overcome and where healthcare is acknowledged as a fundamental right. It works to ensure states uphold their commitments to provide equal and equitable access to quality healthcare services and medicines for everyone. The activities of Doctors of the World include: providing urgent medical care; giving mental healthcare to refugees and strengthening health systems in west Africa to meet the health needs of vulnerable people globally. The media and publications page has reports and publications, latest news and opinions and more.

 Non-Government Organization / 147 views

Northern Cleft Foundation provides free corrective surgery to children in India, born with cleft lip and palate deformities. Each operation has a hugely positive impact on each child treated. Outreaches are held in India, in host hospitals, once a year. The Foundation funds travel expenses for families and their children living as far as 200km away, enabling those excluded by poverty the chance of a brighter future.

 Network (Advocacy, Global or NGO) / 150 views

Medcare is dedicated to serve the children in Uganda, providing them with a lifeline in the face of extreme poverty. The charity has a vision of providing individual, socially deprived children with a healthy future and a fulfilling childhood and an opportunity to contribute to the financial status of their communities. Medcare aims to ensure the rights to life and health to Ugandan children through the development of the wellspring children’s medical center in Kamutuuza.

 Non-Government Organization / 137 views

IFRC is the world’s largest humanitarian network. The charity supports local Red Cross and Red Crescent action in more than 192 countries, bringing together almost 15 million volunteers for the good of humanity.

 Non-Government Organization / 137 views

Relief International is the product of mergers and alliances of organizations. The charity works in 16 countries across Asia, Africa, and the Middle East to meet the ever-changing needs of populations in vulnerable situations. The program areas of intervention include: health and nutrition; water, sanitation and hygiene, life-saving care; economic empowerment and education. Relief International rebuilds health systems in war-ravaged countries. Its mobile medical units provide care to communities completely cut off from services, and its hospitals in besieged cities treat mass injuries and offer trauma counseling. In areas facing drought, the healthcare facilities of Relief International screen children for malnutrition and treat waterborne disease spread by lack of access to clean water sources.

 Non-Government Organization / 144 views

IRFF is dedicated to finding practical solutions to the global problems of poverty, suffering, and disease while promoting opportunities for long-term sustainable development for communities in need. Thus, the charity provides immediate humanitarian relief to individuals and families devastated by poverty, illness, natural disasters, and conflict in addition to paving the path for long-term sustainable development through educational and economic opportunities. IRFF also develops and educates the next generation of socially responsible global leaders through its experiential service learning programs that stress cultural, religious, and racial cooperation.

 Non-Government Organization / 123 views

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