The Association of Haitian Physicians Abroad (AMHE), was founded by a group of Haitian physicians determined to mark their presence as a growing ethnic entity in America, to foster professional alliances, and to promote the health and interest of the Haitian immigrant community at large.
Profile of Guatemalan health systems, including the Ministry of Public Health and Social Welfare (Ministry of Health) and the Guatemalan Social Security Institute (IGSS). Provided by the Latin American and Caribbean Regional Health Sector Reform Initiative (LACHSR).
HealthMap brings together data sources to achieve a unified view of the current global state of infectious diseases and their effect on human and animal health. This free site integrates outbreak data of varying reliability, ranging from news sources (such as Google News) to personal accounts (such as ProMED) to validated official alerts (such as World Health Organization).
The Hesperian Foundation is a non-profit publisher of books and newsletters for community-based health care. Our first book, Where there is no doctor, is considered to be one of the most accessible and widely used community health books in the world. Twenty community health books in English and Spanish available online for free download in PDF format.
his site contains resources for health workers in Haitian Kreyâˆšâ‰¤l intended for use in Haiti. It includes original material from Hesperian and others as well as adaptations of those materials. We encourage you to use and further adapt these materials on a not for profit basis to help meet the needs of the Haitian people. Included are the Hesperian book, "Where There Is No Doctor" in Kreyâˆšâ‰¤l, English, and Spanish.
Humanity Road is a global citizenâ€šÃ„Ã´s action team dedicated to educating the public by providing accurate, critical recovery information, before, during and after a catastrophic disaster. Humanity Road is a non-governmental not-for profit organization aligned with the United Nations global disaster response clusters as well as US federal, state and local disaster response groups. Their website aims to effectively collect and disseminate required information and solutions to the public affected by the event.
InterAction is the largest alliance of U.S.-based international development and humanitarian nongovernmental organizations. With more than 160 members operating in every developing country, they work to overcome poverty, exclusion and suffering by advancing social justice and basic dignity for all.
With membership encompassing over one hundred countries, IHF is a leading international center for the cross-fertilisation of ideas in health care policy, finance and management. They maintain an official relationship with the World Health Organization and close links with the World Medical Association and the International Council of Nurses.
The Fogarty International Center, the international component of the NIH, addresses global health challenges through innovative and collaborative research and training programs and supports and advances the NIH mission through international partnerships.
The Latin American Network Information Center (LANIC) is affiliated with the University of Texas at Austin. LANIC's mission is to facilitate access to Internet-based information to, from, or on Latin America.
Project MedSend offers student loan repayment grants to healthcare professionals who are headed for career medical missions service under the authority of a recognized missions sending agency. Medsend also develops funding to repay educational loans for healthcare workers as they minister among the underserved at home and abroad.
An international public health agency with almost 100 years of experience working to improve health and living standards of the people of the Americas. It enjoys international recognition as part of the United Nations system, serving as the Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization, and as the health organization of the Inter-American System.
The Postpartum Hemorrhage Prevention and Treatment website provides a forum for joint information sharing and learning between organizations and individuals working on the prevention and treatment of postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) in developing countries. Includes learning materials and Postpartum Hemorrhage toolkit.
Safesurg.org is designed to support individuals and institutions interested in improving the safety of surgical practices. Includes the WHO's Surgical Safety Checklist, checklist implementation resources and information on how to register with WHO.
The Swinfen Charitable Trust connects physicians and their patients in poor or remote parts of the world with specialists who offer medical advice on specific cases. Recently formed a partnership with Univ. of Miami and Univ. of Virginia to remotely "see" the patients at the University of Miami's field hospital in Port-au-Prince.
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.