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U.S. Government Agencies

  • Global Health.gov (U.S. Department of Health & Human Services) promotes the "health of the world's population" in support of U.S. global strategies
  • Global Health Events Collected by the National Library of Medicine beginning in October, 2014, this site includes resources documenting global health events
  • Peace Corps teaches American volunteers to provide help and training to people around the world
              

            Non-Governmental Organizations

            • American Public Health Association
              Multidisciplinary organization of health professionals who work nationally and internationally to improve public health.
            • Amnesty International
              "Worldwide movement of people who campaign for internationally recognized human rights for all."
            • CARE
              Large international development & relief organization that "works with poor communities in 70+ countries... to find lasting solutions to poverty."
            • Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)
              International organization that provides "emergency health care as well as care for populations suffering from endemic diseases and neglect."
            • International Council of Nurses
              Federation of nurses in more than 120 countries works to "bring nursing together, advance nurses and nursing worldwide, and influence health policy."
            • International Committee of the Red Cross
              "Impartial, neutral, and independent organization" that aims "to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance."
            • Oxfam International
              Confederation of 12 organizations & other partners in more than 100 countries that works "to find lasting solutions to poverty, suffering and injustice."
            • Partners in Health
              Boston-based organization that works in the U.S. and around the world "to provide a preferential option for the poor in health care."
            • Population Council
              International organization that aims to improve health through "biomedical, social science, and public health research."
            • PCI (formerly Project Concern International)
              Organization that works to "prevent disease, improve community health and promote sustainable development worldwide."
            • Physicians for Human Rights (PHR)
              Cambridge, MA-based organization that "promotes health by protecting human rights" in the U.S. and internationally. Membership is open to all.
            • TB Alliance
              Partnership of public and private sector members that aims to "ensure equitable access to a faster tuberculosis cure."

            Intergovernmental Organizations

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