Links - Health Organizations

African Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Partnerships (ACHAP)

A country-led, public-private development partnership between the Government of Botswana, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and MSD/Merck Company Foundation committed to enhancing Botswana’s national response to HIV/AIDS.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US)

Collaborating to create the expertise, information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their health – through health promotion, prevention of disease, injury and disability, and preparedness for new health threats.

European Vaccine Manufacturers

Formed in 1991 to improve public health through immunization and promoting R&D of innovative vaccines, EVM represents major European vaccine producers accounting for the majority of the vaccines used worldwide.

Florence Nightingale International Foundation

The International Council of Nurses (ICN) premier foundation, it supports and complements the work and objectives of ICN.

HelpAge International

Helps older people claim their rights, challenge discrimination and overcome poverty, so that they can lead dignified, secure, active and healthy lives.

Healthlink Worldwide (formerly Appropriate Health Resources and Technologies Action Group)

For people in less developed countries to have a chance in life and the best way to give them that is by knowledge we hope to teach the kids in LEDC’s countries.

Health Care Without Harm

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.

Immunization Action Coalition (US)

Works to increase immunization rates and prevent disease by creating and distributing educational materials for health professionals and the public that enhance the delivery of safe and effective immunization services.

The International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations (IFPMA)

Advocates policies that encourage discovery of and access to life-saving and life-enhancing medicines to improve the health of people everywhere.

International Organization for Standardization

The world’s largest developer of voluntary International Standards.

The Microcredit Summit Campaign

The extension of small loans and other financial services (such as savings accounts) to the very poor.

Collaborations P&G Health Science Institute

Dedicated to identifying, developing, and using leading health care technologies in the development of effective products for both the developing and developed world.

Public Services International (PSI)

A global trade union federation dedicated to promoting quality public services in every part of the world.

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Mandated to lead and co-ordinate international action to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide.

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

Promotes the development-friendly integration of developing countries into the world economy.

UN Division for the Advancement of Women

The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women.

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

Works to create the conditions for dialogue among civilizations, cultures and peoples, based upon respect for commonly shared values.

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

Works for children's rights, their survival, development and protection

UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre

The organization’s dedicated research cluster. Established in 1988, the Centre has over the past two decades produced studies that have explored neglected areas of child rights and well-being, informing policy and practice in numerous countries around the world.

World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action

A global network of individuals & organisations concerned with the protection, promotion & support of breastfeeding worldwide.

World Health Professions Alliance

Speaks for more than 26 million health care professionals worldwide, assembling essential knowledge and experience from the key health care professions in more than 130 countries.

International Labour Organization - Health Services

The international organization responsible for drawing up and overseeing international labour standards.

World Health Organization

The directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.

World Bank

A vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world.

World Self-Medication Industry (WSMI)

Aims to convey the social and economic value of responsible self-medication to health professionals, health authorities, consumers and others.