Books, Media & Reference


Angola Org. abbreviations

World Health Organization Information Sources

United Nations Human Rights Website

Journal of Humanitarian Assistance - contents page

Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)

Operation other than War (Bibliography)

Healthlink Worldwide produces practical publications in printed and electronic form which reach nearly 2 million health and development workers worldwide. 

World Bank Publications

Journal of Humanitarian Assistance UK, books

Journal of Humanitarian Assistance - contents page

Earthscan - Complete Catalogue Search

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PAHO - Country Health Profiles Information

Library of Congress, Country Studies / Area Handbook Series

Country-Specific Pages for Africa

Central Intelligence Agency Publications and Reports


African Studies WWW (U. Penn)


Travel Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Drug Information

Travel Medicine Provider Locator

Medicine Planet

MCW International Travelers Clinic

MAP Travel Packs

Shoreland's Travel Health Online

World Health Organizations International Travel and Health

Health (links) from Commonwealth Online

Infectious Hot List


Development & Assistance Organizations

United Nations Volunteers

United Nations Children's Fund

World Health Organization

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

 World Bank Development Sources

American Academy of Pediatrics

Healthlink Home Page

Catholic Medical Mission Board (CMMB), a medical relief agency, provides international health care for third world relief. This Catholic charity sponsors third world medical training and sends pharmaceutical donations, emergency medical supplies and volunteer medical professionals for emergency aid.

Project Concern International

Hazards (U. of Col.)

Freedom from Hunger

The International Development Research Centre is a public corporation created by the Canadian government to help communities in the developing world find solutions to social, economic, and environmental problems through research.

World Directory of Development Organizations and Programs

The Global Health Disaster Network

ReliefWeb: Complex Emergencies

The Global Health Disaster Network (Department of Emergency Medicine, Ehime University)

Global Health Network (University of Pittsburgh)

Emergency Response and Support Organizations

Center of Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance

Action Without Borders Homepage

Empower Web

Global Assistance

Help for Ukrainian Healthcare

HungerWeb: Managers and Field Workers Entry Point

American Red Cross

African Christian Relief

Mennonite Central Committee

Refugees InternationPal

PedsCCM: International Child Health

The St. Vincent Pallotti Center

Volunteers in Technical Assistance

USAID - Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance

Doctors of the World Home Page

MAP International Relief and Development

Nelson Mandela's Children Foundation




East Africa Medical Assistance Foundation

Cross-Cultural Solutions: India, Africa, and Latin AmericaVolunteer overseas in humanitarian service programs. Work with social service pioneers, immerse yourself in another culture, empower local communities and contribute to vital global issues, such as healthcare, education, and community development.


How to apply for volunteer jobs overseas

OneWorld | jobs

Jobs with the International Medical Corps

Jobs and Meetings (American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene)

Journal of Humanitarian Assistance Positions Wanted and Available

International Healthcare Volunteer Opportunites

International Child Health Volunteers

International Volunteer Programs Association (IVPA) is an alliance of nonprofit, non-governmental organizations based in the Americas, that are involved in international volunteer and internship exchanges including many that are healthcare related.




UK Fundraising: other charity and nonprofit resources

World Bank Small Grants Program

The Foundation Center Online

The Virtual Foundation


Other Resources

Physicians' Online

Amnesty International On-Line

Human Rights Watch Reports

Campaign against antipersonnel landmines

Studies at the London School of Health, Tropical Medicine

Eldis Development education and environmental education Home Page

IMS: Satellite Communications

Building Wheelchairs, Creating Opportunities

Jade Mountain appropriate technology




International Medical Group

International Health Insurance danmark a/s


More good links

Select Nonprofit Organizations on the Internet

ReliefWeb Related Sites

Development Links

Internet Nonprofit Center

International Service Agencies

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