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Global Health

For researchers interested in advancing health standards for all people, especially people in low and middle-income countries, who are disproportionately impacted by preventable diseases.

Eck Institute

"The University of Notre Dame's Eck Institute for Global Health is a university-wide enterprise that recognizes health as a fundamental human right and endeavors to promote research, training, and service to advance health standards for all people, especially people in low and middle-income countries, who are disproportionately impacted by preventable diseases. Members of the Eck Institute for Global Health are working to address global health challenges through basic and applied research."

Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs)

  • AiDA - knowledge, collaboration, information, partnerships
    Allows browsing by country and other criteria in order to find development projects NGOs and IGOs are funding in various nations.
  • Catholic Relief Services Catholic Relief Services assists the poor and vulnerable overseas.CRS works with local, national and international Catholic institutions and structures, as well as other organizations, to assist people on the basis of need, not creed, race or nationality.
  • Global Forum for Health Research is a part of the Council On Health Reserch for Development (COHRED)Group, a non-governmental organization committed to research and innovation for health.
  • International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies provides relief operations to assist victims of disasters, and combines this with development work to strengthen the capacities of its member National Societies. The IFRC's work focuses on four core areas: promoting humanitarian values, disaster response, disaster preparedness, and health and community care.
  • Latin American NGOs (from Duke University Libraries)
    Select "Latin America" from regions to filter down to Asian organizations. No claims to completeness or representative sample size are made.
  • Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, healthcare exclusion and natural or man-made disasters.
  • Partners in Health Partners In Health is an international health organization relentlessly committed to improving the health of the poor and marginalized. We build local capacity and work closely with impoverished communities to deliver high-quality health care, address the root causes of illness, train providers, advance research and advocate for global policy change.
  • World Association of Non-Governmental Organizations Navigate to the "Worldwide NGO Directory," which is organized by region.