The ACQUIRE Project is designed to meet the critical global challenges of the rising number of women of reproductive age who need family planning (FP) and reproductive health (RH) care. The ACQUIRE Project is working to advance and support facility-based RH/FP services by increasing clients' access to quality services, improving service providers' ability to offer such services, and strengthening the environment in which health care staff provide services. ACQUIRE's Honduras project supports activities throughout Honduras, with a particular focus on five priority departments: Copan, Ocotepeque, Lempira, La Paz, and Intibuca.
ASAP is an international group of anesthesiologists, surgeons, economists and public health specialists committed to improving the infrastructure for and delivery of surgery in low and middle income countries. ASAP fosters partnerships between international organizations, non-governmental organizations, academic institutions and national governments.
The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) is the principal organization in the United States representing scientists, clinicians and others with interests in the prevention and control of tropical diseases through research and education.
As Belize strives to develop a strong engine of sustainable economic growth, it is the role of the Ministry of Health to ensure a better quality of life for all Belizeans. The Ministry's role is to maintain an environment that is conducive to good health and wellness within a framework that ensures equity, quality and accessibility.
EurekAlert!'s Disease in the Developing World module is hosted on EurekAlert!, the science news site run by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The module is designed to serve both the media and members of the public. It features breaking news, a calendar of upcoming events, a glossary and other links and resources pertaining to disease in the developing world. The site also contains current research papers regarding diseases and a list of health experts to contact.
Formed in 1971, Family Health International (FHI) is among the largest and most established nonprofit organizations active in international public health with a mission to improve lives worldwide through research, education, and services in family health.
The Global Health Atlas is an interactive world map where you decide what indicators for a particular country you would like to display. For example, in the health category, you can find out the child mortality rate under five, the number of teenage pregnancies, how many doctors are in a country, number of malaria and tuberculosis cases, etc.
The Directory provides accurate and up-to-date information about hundreds of organizations worldwide working to improve global health. You can search, update or add information about your organization.
GHEC is a consortium of faculty and health care educators dedicated to international health education in U.S. and Canadian medical schools and residency programs. Founded in 1991 as IHMEC, it is GHEC's mission to foster international health medical education in four program areas - curriculum, clinical training, career development, and international education policy.
The Haiti Relief Toolkit is a one-stop source for technical and practical information that will help health workers respond to the earthquake relief efforts underway in Haiti. The toolkit covers the vital sectors in emergencies, including health, water and sanitation, food security, and shelter. It also covers key field activities supporting the operations, such as logistics.
Mission Statement: The goal of Medical Mission Exchange(MMEX) is to facilitate referrals of underserved patients to appropriate medical specialists in Belize, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Honduras and Guatemala.