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.