UK International Health and Medical Charities in the Best of the Web UK Directory

UK International Health and Medical Charities

African Palliative Care Association (APCA)

Works to support and develop the provision of palliative care in Africa; describes their programme, with contacts and how to support their initiatives. https://www.facebook.com/African-Palliative-Care-Association-124170247601056/ apcassociation

Dentaid

Works to improve the oral health of disadvantaged communities around the world, by supporting preventive oral health programmes, supplying equipment and training, and advocacy. https://www.facebook.com/dentaid.charity/ dentaid_charity

Doctors of the World UK

Aid organisation that provides medical care and gives a voice to vulnerable people all over the world. dow_uk

Health Action Partnership International (HAPI)

Provides technical assistance to countries who wish to develop capacity, systems and mechanisms to promote health; with details of their programmes, projects, services, and contacts.

Health Poverty Action

Works to improve health for poor and marginalised people around the world. Includes organisation history and details of current campaigns and policies.

International Health Partners (IHP)

A charity dedicated to improving access to health care and medicines in the developing world, by making available donated in-date medicines and medical supplies; describes their programmes and partnerships in the healthcare industry and the charity sector, with news and contacts.

Malaria No More

Charity committed to ending suffering and death caused by malaria. Includes information on how organisations and individuals in fashion, faith, music and sport are contributing to the campaign.

Medical Aid for Palestinians

UK-based charity/non-profit working for the health and dignity of Palestinians living under occupation and as refugees.

Mercy Ships – UK

Uses hospital ships and land-based programmes with multi-national crews and staff to bring medical assistance and sustainable development to some of the world's poorest regions; describes their programmes, and how to get involved in supporting them.

Smile Train

Presents information about the UK arm of this international cleft palate repair charity and its work, with details of how to donate.

Tackle Africa

Delivers HIV education through football coaching to young people across Africa.

THET - Trpoical Health and Education Trust

Works to improve health services long-term, by facilitating partnerships between UK health institutions and their counterparts in developing countries; describes their programmes, with news and resources, and how to get involved. http://www.facebook.com/pages/THET-Tropical-Health-and-Education-Trust/ THETlinks http://www.thet.org/feed/

Vision Aid Overseas

Works for a world in which everyone has access to eyecare and spectacles; describes their programmes, with a list of countries where they work, and how to support them by raising funds and recycling old or unwanted glasses.

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