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External Links

This collection of external links is a directory of organizations dealing with refugee, asylum and human rights topics or provide (country-specific) information otherwise useful for practitioners. The directory contains over 3000 links to relevant internet sources and has been compiled and organized by type of organization, topic/mandate, regions and countries they relate to. This additional service has been provided to facilitate research by providing a mechanism to access information that may be relevant for decision makers and is not as such included in Refworld.

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AMDA International (Association of Medical Doctors of Asia)

AMDA's mission is to promote the health and well-being of underprivileged and marginalised people in Asia and other continents.

Type: Non-Governmental Organizations | Topic: Health


The site includes daily news on developments in the world of HIV, searchable databases of HIV treatment and care, worldwide HIV organisation listings, and comprehensive ranges of patient information available on the web.

Type: Reference Information | Topic: Health

Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network

"The Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network promotes the human rights of people living with and vulnerable to HIV/AIDS, in Canada and internationally, through research, legal and policy analysis, education, and community mobilization. The Legal Network is Canada's leading advocacy organization working on the legal and human rights issues raised by HIV/AIDS."

Type: Non-Governmental Organizations | Topic: Health

Center for International Health and Cooperation (CIHC)

"The Center for International Humanitarian Cooperation The Center for International Humanitarian Cooperation (CIHC) aims to professionalize training in the humanitarian field. By covering a variety of topics, including disaster management, mental health issues, and negotiation, the CIHC programs prepare members of international relief organizations and humanitarian workers to be effective in their work in conflict and post-conflict areas" (from website)

Type: Research Institution | Topic: Health

European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies

The European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies supports and promotes evidence-based health policy-making through comprehensive and rigorous analysis of the dynamics of health systems in Europe and by engaging directly with policy-makers.

Type: Regional Organizations | Topic: Health

Handicap International

Handicap International exists to support the needs of disabled people in countries affected by poverty and conflict. Handicap International provides both emergency relief and long term development support.

Type: Non-Governmental Organizations | Topic: Health

International Centre for Migration and Health

The mandate of the International Centre for Migration and Health is to work on research, training and policy advocacy in all areas related to migration and health.

Type: Non-Governmental Organizations | Topic: Health

International Federation of Medical Students' Associations (IFMSA)

IFMSA's mission is to offer future physicians a comprehensive introduction to global health issues. Through programming and opportunities, IFMSA develops culturally sensitive students of medicine, intent on influencing the trans-national inequalities that shape the health of our planet.

Type: Non-Governmental Organizations | Topic: Health

International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims (IRCT)

The International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims (IRCT) is an independent, international health professional organisation that promotes and supports the rehabilitation of torture victims and works for the prevention of torture worldwide.

Type: Non-Governmental Organizations | Topic: Health

Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)

UNAIDS brings together the efforts and resources of ten UN system organizations to the global AIDS response.

Type: United Nations | Topic: Health

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