Charities, Aid & Global Health Issues

African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF): African health charity - also provides air rescue services and African health information.

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC): international, humanitarian organisation providing aid to victims of conflict and strife. Website includes topical travel health information and updates on global issues.

Landmine Action: not-for-profit organisation aimed at saving lives through the elimination of landmines and other explosive remnants of war.

Medecins Sans Frontieres: international, medical humanitarian organisation providing emergency assistance to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, healthcare exclusion and natural or man-made disasters. Website includes topical travel health information and updates on global issues.

Organs Watch (site currently under reconstruction): research project documenting allegations of the sale and theft of human organs and body parts. Yes, it can happen...

The World Bank: combined development institutions aimed at fighting poverty in developing countries.  Website includes information on global health and environmental issues.

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF): international aid and health issues.

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP): international aid and health issues.

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA): international aid and health issues.

US Government Health Initiatives: provides links to initiatives and partnerships in addition to information on global health issues.


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