Asian Health Organisations
Patients Aid Association (CPAA)
- rehabilitation centre, helpline, adoptions, send a hug, case files
AAPI - American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin
Action for Autism - provides relief services for people with autism and their families in India
Association of Voluntary Blood Donors - AVBD motivates people in West Bengal to donate blood
Bombay Leprosy project - a voluntary organisation working for the leprosy patients.
Coimbatore Cancer Foundation - care, counselling, guidance & educational services for cancer patients
Family Planning Association - A new dimension to the Indian family planning programme.
Federation of Bombay Blood Bank - voluntary blood donors organisation
Geriatrics Society of India - news, information, activities, publications etc.
Gujarat Cancer Society
Health Awareness Centre - promoting health care as self care
Health Education Library for People - Consumer Health Education Library.
Heartmate - providing help to heart patients
Himalayan Institute Hospital Trust, Dehra Dun - emphasise community-oriented medical education.
IASIndia - emergency medical and rescue service
IRIS - Institute for Remedial Intervention Services working on autism in Chennai
India Board of Alternative Medicines - promote and develop alternative medicines.
IndiaOrth - a site for and by Indian orthopaedic professionals.
Indian Cancer Society - a voluntary charitable national organisation to fight cancer
Indian Health Organisation's Website - AIDS education and other links.
Indian Medical Association - voluntary organisation representing the medical practitioners.
Indmedica - site with lots of journals,medical sites, equipment etc.
Institute for Psychological Health (IPH) - official website of IPH which works for the goal of mental health for all.
Institute of Naturopathy and Yogic Sciences - a unique charitable health centre to provide relief to humanity
International Benevolent Services - This site is designed to care for leprosy sufferers, widows.
Intraocular Implant and Refractive Society - association for ophthalmic surgeons in India.
Jeevan Blood Bank and Research Centre - community blood centre providing safe blood components
Lasik - eye hospital run by Nethra Jyothi trust
MediCiti Hospitals - a non profit health care system founded by NRIs in US
Medical Computer Society of India
Medical Computing Society of India
Mentaid - provides help to mentally afftected patients
Mental Health - an organization for sucide prevention.
Mohan Foundation - promotes cause of organ donation. Distributes Donor Cards.
Muktangan - involved in de-addiction, rehabilitation for drug addicts and alcoholics
Mukti - manufactures artificial limbs and provides them free.
Mumbai Thalassaemic Society
National AIDS Control Organisation -
information on the disease, programmes & schemes etc.
National AIDS Trainers-India - clinicians engaged in AIDS awareness campaign
National Liver Foundation - information on liver transplant, support for disease patients etc.
Neem Foundation - voluntary organisation striving to promote the use of neem
Neurological Society of India - to promote and encourage medical research in this country.
PDFI, Mumbai - site of Parkinson's disease foundation of India
Project Thalassaemia - an awareness and relief campaign for Thalassaemia patients
Schizophrenia Research Foundation India - voluntary organisation in Madras.
Schizophrenia Research Foundation(SCARF) - non profit organization providing schizophrenia care & research
Southern Health Improvement Samity - involved in child health care and eradication of TB in South Bengal.
Spastics Society of Eastern India - helps children with cerebral palsy and their families.
Spastics Society of Eastern India - helps children with cerebral palsy and their families
Sree Chitra Tirunal - hospital in Thiruvananthapuram.
Swami Sivananda Charitable Hospital
Tamilnadu Kidney Research Foundation
The Bombay Obstetric and Gynaecological Society
The Surgical Manufacturers & Traders Association - providing information on manufacturers and traders in surgical business.
Urological Society of India - official site of the association of urologists
Vaidya M. P. Nanal Ayurved Foundation - learn ayurveda in an innovative manner.
Voluntary Blood Donors' Association
Yogamalika - centre to promote philosophy and culture.
For Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialists - Prenatal diagnosis of congenital malformation course
http://www.uicc.org - International Union against Cancer (UICC)
http://www.cpaa.org - Cancer Patients Aid Association
http://www.iacc.fr - International Agency for Research on Cancer
http://www.anac.org.uk - Information and Support service advocating complementary therapies as part of cancer treatment
http://www.crc.org.uk - Cancer Research Campaign, U.K.
http://www.cancer.org - American Cancer Society (ACS)
http://www.asco.org - American Society of Clinical Oncology
http://www.cansearch.org - National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
http://www.centerwatch.com - Center Watch (Clinical trials listing service)
http://drkoop.com - Dr. Koop's Community (Cancer information)
http://www.meds.com - Medicine Online - Oncology dosage calculation software
http://www.mdanderson.org - M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
http://www.oncolink.upenn.edu - Oncolink - Multimedia resource including a virtual class room and speciality-oriented menus
http://www.quintiles.com - Quintiles Oncology Therapeutics
http://www.worldoncology.net - World Oncology Network Global directory of physicians to facilitate the care of patients traveling abroad
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