Against Malaria Foundation - Funds anti-malaria nets, specifically long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs). Works with distribution partners to ensure they are used. Tracks and reports malaria case data.
Alzheimer's Association - The largest national voluntary health organization committed to finding a cure for Alzheimer's and helping those affected by the disease.
Alzheimer's Disease Europe - A non-governmental organization aimed at raising awareness of all forms of dementia by creating a common European platform through co-ordination and co-operation between Alzheimer organizations throughout Europe.
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) - As the premier medical society for the specialty of physical medicine and rehabilitation, AAPM&R is the only organization exclusively serving the needs of practicing PM&R physicians. With more than 7,500 members, the Academy represents more than 87% of US physiatrists and international colleagues from 37 countries.
American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) - Represents the poison control centers of the United States and the interests of poison prevention and treatment of poisoning. The nation's 57 poison centers as well as other poison-related organizations are members of AAPCC.
American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) - Represents more than 5,000 physicians and other health care professionals specializing in the field of occupational and environmental medicine (OEM). Founded in 1916, ACOEM is the nation's largest medical society dedicated to promoting the health of workers through preventive medicine, clinical care, research, and education.
California HealthCare Foundation - An independent philanthropy committed to improving the way health care is delivered and financed in California, and helping consumers make informed health care and coverage decisions. CHCF commissions research and analysis, publishes and disseminates information, convenes stakeholders, and funds development of programs and models aimed at improving the health care delivery and financing systems.
Centre for Evidence-based Medicine - Aims to develop, teach and promote evidence-based health care through conferences, workshops and EBM tools so that all health care professionals can maintain the highest standards of medicine.
Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) - Established in 1980 for human service professionals to address the need for training in safe, respectful, noninvasive methods for managing disruptive and assaultive behavior in a way that is compatible with staff's duty to provide the best possible care.
Health Care Without Harm - A global coalition of 473 organizations in more than 50 countries working to protect health by reducing pollution in the health care sector. An international coalition of hospitals and health care systems, medical professionals, community groups, health-affected constituencies, labor unions, environmental and environmental health organizations and religious groups.
Health First Europe - A platform by and for patient groups, healthcare workers, academics, experts and the medical technology industry to encourage reflection and dialogue on the future of healthcare in Europe at a time of demographic and technological revolution.
International Spine Intervention Society (ISIS) - An association of physicians whose motivation is the development, study of efficacy, and implementation of percutaneous techniques for the precise diagnosis and treatment of spine pain. ISIS educates physicians in appropriate methodology to treat spine pain, including precision diagnostic and therapeutic spine intervention procedures.
Maries Stopes International - One of the largest international family planning organisations in the world. In 2010 alone, the 629 Marie Stopes International centres, across 40 countries provided seven million couples with high quality health services, including family planning; safe abortion & post-abortion care; maternal and child health care including safe delivery and obstetrics; diagnosis & treatment of sexually transmitted infections; and HIV/AIDS prevention.
Medical Blind Union - The internationally recognized organization, representing the 285 million blind and partially sighted persons in 190 member countries. The voice of the blind, speaking to governments and international bodies on issues concerning blindness and visual impairments in conjunction with its members.
Medical Board of California - Protects health care consumers through the proper licensing and regulation of physicians and surgeons and certain allied health care professions and through the vigorous, objective enforcement of the Medical Practice Act; promotes access to quality medical care through the Board's licensing and regulatory functions. See A-Z Index.
Medical Library Association (MLA) - Organized for scientific and educational purposes. Dedicated to the support of health sciences research, education, and patient care.
Myelodysplastic Syndromes Foundation (MDS) - International organization devoted to the prevention, treatment, and study of the myelodysplastic syndromes. MDS, or myelodysplastic syndromes, is a collection of disorders in which the bone marrow does not produce enough blood cells.
National Abortion Federation (NAF) - Professional association of abortion providers in the United States and Canada. NAF members provide the broadest spectrum of abortion expertise in North America. Its members include some 400 nonprofit and private clinics, women's health centers, Planned Parenthood facilities, and private physicians, as well as nationally and internationally recognized researchers, clinicians, and educators at major universities and teaching hospitals, who together care for more than half of the women who choose abortion each year in the United States.
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) - Advocacy organization of consumers, families, and friends of people with severe mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic and other severe anxiety disorders, autism and pervasive developmental disorders, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and other severe and persistent mental illnesses that affect the brain.
National Association of Medical Examiners (NAME) - The national professional organization of physician medical examiners, medical death investigators and death investigation system administrators who perform the official duties of the medicolegal investigation of deaths of public interest in the United States.
National Association of State EMS Officials (NASEMSO) - The lead national organization for emergency medical services (EMS), a respected voice for national EMS policy with comprehensive concern and commitment for the development of effective, integrated, community-based, universal and consistent EMS systems.
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) - Provides major support for scientists conducting research aimed at developing better ways to diagnose, treat and prevent the many infectious, immunologic and allergic diseases that afflict people worldwide. NIAID is composed of four extramural divisions: the Division of AIDS; the Division of Allergy, Immunology and Transplantation; the Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases; and the Division of Extramural Activities.
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) - Information about many different health topics, current research and clinical trials, advances and initiatives, grant application procedures, and useful links. Endocrine and metabolic diseases such as diabetes and obesity, digestive diseases such as hepatitis and inflammatory bowel disease, kidney and urologic diseases such as kidney failure and prostate enlargement, and blood diseases such as the anemias.
Parkinson's Disease Foundation - A national non-profit organization devoted to education, advocacy, and the funding of research in the field of Parkinson's disease.
Partners in Health - Healthcare for the poor. Coordinates programs to combat AIDS and women's health problems in rural Haiti and urban Massachusetts and tuberculosis in the prisons of Siberia and the shantytowns of Lima. Promotes global health policy initiatives directed to those most in need.
Physicians Foundation, The - The Foundation's collective lawsuits against the nation's largest for-profit HMOs has addressed many of the managed care companies' business practices that so distresses physicians and their practices.
Remote Area Medical (RAM) - A non-profit, volunteer, airborne relief corps dedicated to serving mankind by providing free health care, dental care, eye care, veterinary services, and technical and educational assistance to people in remote areas of the United States and the world.
RusCare - National center of public health monitoring and healthy lifestyle promotion in Russia.
Schistosomiasis Control Initiative (SCI) - The SCI aims to control or eliminate the seven most prevalent NTDs (soil-transmitted helminths (STH-ascariasis, hookworm infection, trichuriasis), lymphatic filariasis (LF), onchocerciasis, schistosomiasis, and trachoma) from sub-Saharan Africa. 500 million people, two-thirds of the total population of Africa, have two or more NTDs and need regular treatment.
Seva Foundation - International health organization working to build sustainable programs in underserved communities around the globe.
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS) - U.S. national voice for sexuality education, sexual health, and sexual rights. Each year, SIECUS distributes hundreds of thousands of print and electronic resources to educators, advocates, parents, researchers, physicians, and others working to expand sexual health programs, policies, and understanding. SIECUS also offers specialized assistance to help individuals locate research, write accurate news articles, create sexual health curriculum, and build support for high quality programs in their community.
Trust for America's Health (TFAH) - A non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to saving lives by protecting the health of every community and working to make disease prevention a national priority.
UK's Faculty of Public Health (FPH) - The standard setting body for specialists in public health in the United Kingdom. FPH is a joint faculty of the three Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom (London, Edinburgh and Glasgow).
Vestibular Disorders Association - Two-thirds of its members are people with vestibular disorders and their friends/family members. The rest of its members are made up of medical and health specialists who diagnose/treat vestibular disorders (physical therapists, audiologists, physicians, and a variety of other specialists).
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