Founded in 1906, American Leprosy Missions provides care to people around the world with leprosy and with Buruli ulcer and related disabilities. ALM is a non-denominational Christian ministry of hope and restoration for those suffering with these diseases. The ministry supports scores of projects in approximately 12 countries. Donor gifts provide training and transportation for leprosy workers, case-finding and diagnosis, physical and vocational rehabilitation, Christian encouragement, community development and much more. ALM is also engaged in a $7 million research project with Seattle-based Infectious Disease Research Institute to find a vaccine against leprosy.
The American Public Health Association is the oldest, largest and most diverse organization of public health professionals in the world and has been working to improve public health since 1872. The Association aims to protect all Americans and their communities from preventable, serious health threats, and strives to assure community-based health promotion and disease prevention activities and preventive health services are universally accessible in the U.S. APHA represents a broad array of health professionals and others who care about their own health and the health of their communities.
AI delivers medical equipment, food, funds, building materials, educational supplies, business assets and more to charities, agencies, and refugee camps around the world. Assist is committed to relieving the suffering of the poor and needy and to engaging projects and partners who have a vision and plan for sustainability.
BPCSTHM is an international working group of Christian scholars, leaders and practitioners from diverse backgrounds seeking to develop and promote consensus guidelines of best practices for the planning, execution, integration and follow-through of effective cross-cultural short-term healthcare missions.
Blessings International was founded in 1981 to serve as a source of pharmaceuticals, vitamins, and medical supplies for clinics and hospitals in developing nations that serve indigent populations and short-term medical teams that travel to such sites to provide donated medical services. Blessings International also has its own benevolent projects, which typically involves the provision of pharmaceuticals to locations of special need and or disaster relief, in addition to providing medicines for the efforts of other organizations.
Founded in 1928 and rooted in the healing ministry of Jesus, Catholic Medical Mission Board works collaboratively to provide quality healthcare programs and services, without discrimination, to people in need around the world.
The Center exists to equip thought leaders to engage the issues of bioethics using the tools of rigorous research, conceptual analysis, charitable critique, leading-edge publication, and effective teaching. The Center has tax-exempt, not-for-profit status and is supported by gifts and grants from individuals, corporations, and foundations. It is a national and international leader in producing a wide range of live, recorded, and written resources examining bioethical issues. Recognizing that biblical values have exercised a profound influence on Western culture, the Center explores the potential contribution of such values as part of its work.
The mission of Christian Connections for International Health is to promote international health and wholeness from a Christian perspective. CCIH provides field-oriented information resources and a forum for discussion, networking and fellowship to the spectrum of Christian organizations and individuals working in international health.
The Christian Medical & Dental Associations are made up of the Christian Medical Association and the Christian Dental Association. CMDA provides resources, networking opportunities, education, and a public voice for Christian healthcare professionals and students. Founded in 1931, CMDA currently serves more than 15,000 members.
Christian Medical Missions, Inc. is a non-profit organization established in 1990 to provide medical, dental and eye care to the indigenous people of Central America. Every year is an adventure that involves new people in their efforts to reach out to those in need of medical and dental attention.
CPFI has agreed to partner with the Christian Medical and Dental Associations and the Fellowship of Christian Nurses to send out short-term medical teams under the group, Global Health Outreach. The teams usually are one or two weeks in length.
Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontiéres is an independent international medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflicts, epidemics, natural or man-made disasters, or exclusion from health care in more than 70 countries.
FAME exists to spread the fame of Jesus Christ to all nations through medical evangelism. FAME seeks to lead people to Christ and meet real physical needs by partnering with other mission organizations to deliver a unique combination of medical mission services.
GHM is continuing the healing ministry of Jesus Christ by enhancing health care programs of Lutheran churches in other countries. This site is intended to serve as a resource for Lutheran health care work overseas.
A Christian medical missions organization active in international health, their vision is to improve the health of children and families in underdeveloped communities throughout the world while sharing the love of Christ. They are developing successful community health programs that integrate preventive and curative healthcare with promotion of economic and spiritual development.
HealthWrights is a nonprofit organization committed to advancing the health, basic rights, social equality, and self-determination of disadvantaged persons and groups. The group believes that health for all people is only possible in a global society where the guiding principles are sharing, mutual assistance, and respect for cultural and individual differences.
Heart to Heart International is improving global health through humanitarian initiatives that connect people and resources to a world in need. They achieve this mission by engaging strategic partners, volunteers and donors in their efforts to build healthcare capacity, increase access to health, respond to people in crisis, and strengthen communities in the United States and in more than 60 countries around the world every year.
The Hesperian Foundation is a nonprofit publisher of books and educational materials that help people take the lead in their own health care and organize to improve health conditions in their communities. Simply written, heavily illustrated, and developed in collaboration with groups around the world, their books contain a wealth of lifesaving information on diagnosing and treating a broad range of health problems.
The Institute for International Medicine is a non-profit, educational corporation founded in 2003. INMED’s mission is to equip healthcare professionals to serve in medical missions. INMED fulfills this mission through four vital programs: international medicine conferences and symposiums, international medicine courses, international medicine certificate, diploma and fellowship, and HIV leadership certificate.
The Leprosy Mission International is a leading international non-denominational Christian organization, with over 130 years experience in leprosy work. As long as leprosy afflicts individuals and communities, The Leprosy Mission is committed to doing all it can to break its power and impact. This means not just providing a cure, but also addressing the underlying causes, working to prevent disability and to restore dignity and wholeness to people and communities affected by leprosy around the world.
This web site is the home of LifeWind; formerly Medical Ambassadors International. It offers information on CHE, Community Health Evangelism.
The Luke Society supports indigenous Christian health professionals dedicated to medical missions. The Luke Society works with those who have a vision to reach their own people. They know the language and culture of their people and have ideas for solving their own problems. The Luke Society helps provide the resources to bring their God-given visions to fruition.
A Christian organization, MAP International maintains an affirmed commitment to diversity and equal opportunity in the fulfillment of its global mission. MAP offers its services to all people, regardless of their religion, gender, race, nationality or ethnic background.
Medical Ministry International is an opportunity to serve Jesus Christ by providing spiritual and physical health care in this world of need. Their vision is to care annually for 100 million of the world’s needy by the year 2050. MMI is committed to meet the need for medical care among the world’s poor with lasting solutions through excellence in medicine, patient care, and health education.
Medical Mission Exchange is a free, online database of short- and long-term medical missions serving the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, and Belize. MMEX gives medical mission organizations a way to share information among one another so they can capitalize on each other’s strengths, and better serve their patients.
The mission of Medical Teams International is to demonstrate the love of Christ to people affected by disaster, conflict and poverty around the world.
Mercy Ships is a global charity that has operated hospital ships in developing nations since 1978. Mercy Ships brings hope and healing to the forgotten poor by mobilizing people and resources worldwide, and serving all people without regard for race, gender, or religion. Their crew of both professional medical and non-medical volunteers has chosen a very powerful way to share their blessings—Mercy Ships follows the 2,000 year-old model of Jesus.
Operation Mobilization is an interdenominational missions organization dedicated to bringing hope to the peoples of the world. The effort is focused on the 10/40 Window, the area of the world where more than 90 percent of the unreached people groups live. OM has 4,000 workers in 110 countries serving in long-term partnerships to advance the Gospel.
The PQMD and its members, in alliance with related organizations, is dedicated to the development, dissemination and adherence to high standards in the delivery of medical products to under-served people and disaster victims around the world.
Project Compassion visits developing nations on an invitation-basis, responding to requests from individuals that directly work with the country’s natives. Through a strong network of dedicated individuals, they are able to bring their proven and invaluable service directly to the point of need. Most often the clinic site is in a very rural and remote location where medical care is limited or inaccessible.
SIM is an international mission organization with more than 1,600 active missionaries serving in over 40 countries. SIM members serve God among many diverse people groups in Africa, Asia, and South America. SIM members are “international” themselves, representing over 30 nationalities—including nations that in the past only received missionaries. They also serve in a wide variety of career fields. The SIM family can use people of every ethnicity who have almost any skill imaginable.
VIMM is a team of Christian doctors, nurses, and other volunteers that minister to the physical and spiritual needs of children and adults in developing countries throughout the world. VIMM provides opportunities for Christian medical professionals and other volunteers to experience missions first-hand.