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The following is a guide to Health Organizations which does not reflect 100% the complete list of global Health Organizations and may differ from time to time. Some references may appear later invalid or directs the reader to another location. An effort has been made and will continue to maintain the information up-to-date.

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American Association of Physician Specialists 

Represents thousands of physicians in all specialties. AAPS's professional societies include dermatology, gynecology, and radiology.

 

American Board of Hospital Physicians

Certifies and recognizes those physicians whose excellence in hospital practice has brought honor to those hospitals in which they have served.

 

American College of Surgeons 

A scientific and educational association of surgeons that was founded in 1913 to improve the quality of care for the surgical patient by setting high standards for surgical education and practice.

 

American Lung Association  

Oldest voluntary health organization in the United States, with a National Office and constituent and affiliate associations around the country. Founded in 1904 to fight tuberculosis, ALA today fights lung disease in all its forms, with special emphasis on asthma, tobacco control and environmental health.

 

American Medical Association - AMA 

Journals, research, medical ethics…….

 

American Medical Group Association 

Trade association representing approximately 300 multi-specialty medical group members composed of approximately 67,000 physicians

 

American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery 

Dedicated to promoting research, education and high standards of clinical care in the field of medical laser applications.

 

American Society for Reproductive Immunology 

An organization dedicated to advancing the study of the immunological aspects of the reproductive process. 

 

Association of Air Medical Services

An international association which serves providers of air and surface medical transport systems.

 

Association of Health Care Office Management 


Specializing in networking and education for professionals in physician practice management.

 

Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs


Represents state public health leaders and others working to improve the health of women of reproductive age, children and youth, including those with special health care needs, and their families.

 

Association of Medical Directors of Information Systems

 

A professional organization dedicated to the promotion, development and sharing of information between physicians .

 

Association of Medical Doctors

A humanitarian, non-profit, non-political, non-sectarian and non-governmental organization that assists local non-governmental organizations to sustainable development projects, promote emergency preparedness and provide emergency relief assistance. 

 

Association of Medicine and Psychiatry 

Founded by primary care physicians and psychiatrists interested in improving the health of patients with concurrent physical and psychiatric issues.

 

British Association of Sports Rehabilitators and Trainers


Promotes the profession and scientific study of Sports Rehabilitation and Training and to facilitate communication of those actively involved in healthcare for the physically active.

 

Center For Medical Consumers 

The Center is a unique not for profit, independent organization whose only agenda is informing and helping to protect members of the public in their encounters with the medical care system.

 

CHOICE Hotlines

 
Offers confidential reproductive health, children's health and HIV/AIDS counseling, information and referrals.

 

CIDA: Global Health


A global health organization providing information, stories and images from developing countries on women's health, immunization, infectious diseases, nutrition and population. 

 

Community Health Charities 

National organization representing 61 of America's leading health charities providing patient services, community outreach and education. 

 

Controlled Release Society


An international organization whose mission is to advance the science and technology of chemical and biological delivery systems.

 

Danish Institute for Health Technology Assessment (DIHTA)

 
National organization that evaluates the conditions and consequences of using health technologies.

 

Dr. I-Net


Helps individuals without insurance who cannot afford the high cost of premiums in today’s healthcare market. Provides access to free medical services, charity organizations, government programs, and alternative medicine.

 

Duke Institute on Care at the End of Life


Seeks to improve care at the end of life through interdisciplinary scholarship, teaching, and outreach. 

 

eHealth Institute  

Non profit organization promoting the use of emerging technologies to enhance health and improve access to eHealth resources.

 

European Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Biology 

ESMRMB aims to support educational activities and research.

 

European Society for Quality in Healthcare

 

Dedicated to improving quality in healthcare at national and international levels.

 

Families for Natural Living


A 501(c)(3) Non Profit educational organization that provides resources, information and support for families who want to make informed natural living decisions for themselves.

 

Foundation for Aquatic Injury Prevention


A non-profit educational organization dedicated to reducing the number of diving injuries, drowning. 

 

Health Information Management Association of Australia


A national professional association representing health information managers.

 

Health Resources and Services Administration 

Department of Health and Human Services, US Public Health Service.

 

Institute for Healthcare Advancement

 

California not-for-profit foundation dedicated to innovating and advancing superior healthcare practices and solutions for populations across the healthcare continuum.

 

International Academy of Clinical Thermology

 
Professional association for clinical thermography providing information, quality assurance, clinical guidelines, continuing education and certification testing for doctors practicing this procedure. 

 

International Center for Disease Support


The Global Health Network is dedicated to providing support groups for people affected by various diseases and disorders. The GHN offers support groups serving members all over the world.

 

International Center for the Integration of Health and Spirituality


(ICIHS) Describes their goal of integrating health and spirituality. A multi-disciplinary collaboration with organizations, researchers, educators, clinicians, and patients.

 

International Certification Accreditation Board

 
An independent, global, nonprofit organization ensures quality, credible professional credentialing programs and procedures.

 

International Foundation for Performing Arts Medicine

Non-profit organization dedicated to providing performing artists and support staff/crews of the arts injury prevention information.

 

International Hospital Federation (IHF)


Aims to promote health through education and initiate wide-ranging innovations in management practice. 

 

International Medical Academy for Thermography. 

Professional group promoting the use of Computerized Regulation Thermography.

 

International Medical Volunteers Association  

Provides information about international health volunteer work and helps volunteers and organizations find each other.

 

International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims (IRCT)


An independent, international health professional organization, founded upon the medical response to torture. Promotes and supports the rehabilitation of torture victims and works for the prevention of torture worldwide.

 

ISIPS: International Sharps Prevention Society


International group of medical device manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies, healthcare institutions, and industry professionals joining forces to reduce medical sharps injuries worldwide. 

 

Medical Group Management Association


Organization for professionals in group practice medical management.

 

Midwest Healthcare Marketing Association

 
A nonprofit organization providing a forum for education and information about healthcare marketing.

 

National Alliance of Medical Researchers & Teaching Physicians

 

A grassroots coalition of doctors, scientists and health care providers dedicated to advancing medicine through technology.

 

National Association of Health Unit Coordinators (NAHUC)


NAHUC is dedicated to promoting Health Unit Coordinating as a profession through education and certification.

 

National Association of Nephrology Technicians and Technologists

 

Nonprofit professional organization established to improve the quality of care in the dialysis industry and promote education, recognition through certification and licensing, job security, and employment opportunities for nephrology technicians. 

 

National Kidney Foundation  

Provides patient services, education, and research to prevent kidney disease and promotes organ donation.

 

National Medical Association  

Professional society representing the interests of physicians of African descent and the patients they serve.

 

Olive Index of Health Resources and the NHS

 
Directory of health resources, hospitals, trusts, charities and public information.

PDA, Parenteral Drug Association

 
Association for pharmaceutical science and technology, provides scientific education, professional meetings, publications, membership benefits and features.

 

Project Hope


Active in the field of medical education and training, and in the development of effective and sustainable health care systems in low and middle income countries.  

 

Provident Medical Institute


A nonprofit educational organization founded by Dr. Michael Jacobson providing Biblical health and medicine information to church, family, and healthcare leaders via seminars, newsletters, books and tapes, and web site. Seminar information, contact information, history of the organization.

 

Royal Society of Medicine


Membership details and forthcoming educational events for health care professionals. Exchange of ideas and information plus an extensive library catalogue.

 

Society for Medical and Biological Engineering


Professional organization for biomedical engineering; technical meetings and newsletters.

 

Society for Pediatric Pathology

 
A worldwide professional organization whose goal is to foster research, education, and practice as they pertain to pediatric pathology, and to provide a forum for discourse among its members.

 

Society of Primary Care Policy Fellows


Multi-disciplinary community of scholars who are committed to affecting primary care policy, education, research, and service at the local, state, national, and international levels.

 

 

The Military Health System


The Official Web Presence of the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs) and the TRICARE Management Activity.

 

The Royal Society for the Promotion of Health


Founded in 1876 with the aim of promoting the continuous improvement in human health through education, communication, and the encouragement of scientific research.

 

Thermophysiology International Resource Center


Surveys the entire field of Thermal Physiology and fosters all its activities (including those outside of the purely medical sphere) world-wide

 

US Medical Alliance and Health Insurance Foundation 

A not-for-profit service organization formed to help fulfill the needs for modern healthcare and health education in developing and under-developed nations.

 

World Health Organization


Publication catalog, media resources, health articles, and current health news. List of upcoming health events, conferences, and summits.

 

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