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Africa Health Placements

Africa Health Placements (AHP) is an organisation with a mission: to support and enhance healthcare systems in Africa, by finding, placing and retaining healthcare workers in rural and underserved areas. Since our inception in 2005, we have placed over 2000 doctors in southern Africa (half of whom are foreign nationals).

Africa Health Placements
 

Connecting Communities Worldwide

Connecting Communities Worldwide: the not-for-profit company established to help you change lives both at home and overseas!
Following an award-winning and critically acclaimed decade of connecting communities in Yorkshire and in Africa, we are now seeking to add eight schools to our programme as part of our national roll-out through 2010/11.
Connecting Communities Worldwide
 

Floating Doctors

Floating Doctors works with local officials, relief groups and community leaders to identify and address specific needs in communities. Whether we are running mobile clinics for remote island communities; providing advanced life support training for the fire department on Roatan; lending hands and the expertise of our volunteers in local clinics on Bocas del Toro; coordinating and delivering supply shipments from international donors to local groups; or even transporting 12,000 pounds of lumber and material to Haiti and building two schools, Floating Doctors is about leaving the biggest possible, longest-term health benefits for the lowest expenditure of resources. 

Floating Doctors
 

International Medical Corps

International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide.

International Medical Corps
 

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an independent humanitarian medical aid organisation. We are committed to providing medical aid where it is most needed, regardless of race, religion, politics or gender and also to raising awareness of the plight of the people we help. 

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)
 

Merlin

Merlin specialises in health, saving lives in times of crisis and helping to rebuild shattered health services.

Merlin
 

OXFAM

Oxfam is a global movement of people working with others to overcome poverty and suffering. 

OXFAM
 

RedR

Each year millions of people around the world are affected by natural disaster and conflict. RedR rebuilds lives in times of disaster by training, supporting and providing aid workers to relief programmes across the world.

We do this by delivering appropriate and specialist training to relief organisations and their staff, enabling them to respond to the needs of those affected, effeciently and safely. We also help to ensure that skilled professionals are always available to respond to major global emergencies through our aid worker recruitment service and by advising and training potential new relief workers.

RedR
 

Rural Assistance Nepal

Rural Assistance Nepal (RAN) was set up to help advance education and to assist in the provision of healthcare in the rural areas of Nepal. Friends are supporting the salaries of teachers at government schools, and the salary of nurses (midwives) at a healthpost. RAN has helped to buy land for building more classrooms, set up school libraries, and helped to buy science and other materials for the schools in two villages in Dolakha and Solukhumbu.

Of interest - Mountain Medicine in Nepal

Rural Assistance Nepal
 

Save the Children

We’re the world’s independent children’s charity. We’re outraged that millions of children are still denied proper healthcare, food, education and protection.

Save the Children
 

United Kingdom International Search & Rescue Team (UKISAR)

Welcome to the home page of the United Kingdom International Search & Rescue Team (UKISAR). The team provides an international search and rescue facility for the UK Government and is on call 24 hours-a-day, 365 days-a-year to respond to an accident or disaster anywhere in the world.

United Kingdom International Search & Rescue Team (UKISAR)
 

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