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British Medical Association

The British Medical Association (BMA) is the trade union and professional body for doctors in the UK. We are led by a team of executive directors working towards objectives set by the BMA council. Council sets overall policy which is informed by the needs of grassroots doctors, as determined by the BMA Representative Body, which itself is drawn from branch of practice and regional committees throughout the UK.


United Kingdom

Universal Medical Esperanto Association

The Universal Medical Esperanto-Association (UMEA) was founded in 1908 to spread and cultivate the use of the international language Esperanto in medicine. The very aim of Esperanto is to overcome language barriers. Since its foundation until today UMEA is active in this direction by supporting the collaboration among the international membership of the association, organizes medical conferences, works together with national medical associations and health care providers even in remote regions of the world and pursues specific projects to overcome language barriers in medicine.




UNAPSA (Union of National African Paediatric Societies and Associations) is the body of African paediatricians represented by National Paediatric Societies and Associations in Africa. To date there are thirty-eight country membership. UNAPSA is affiliated to the International Pediatric Association (IPA).


Ivory Coast


'BMJ started out over 170 years ago as a medical journal... Now, as a values-driven company and global brand, we work with the vision of doing what we can to contribute to creating a 'healthier world'. We do this by helping medical organisations and clinicians tackle today’s most critical healthcare challenges... Our expertise extends from publishing and medical education to clinical decision support and quality improvement to enhance day to day decision-making and healthcare delivery. However, our core objective remains unchanged.


United Kingdom

European Forum for Primary Care

The European Forum for Primary Care was initiated in early 2005 by a group of interested parties from several countries. The aim of the Forum is to improve the health of the population by promoting strong Primary Care. This is done by advocating for Primary Care, by generating data and evidence on Primary Care and by exchanging information between its members.



Neonatal Nurses Association of Southern Africa (NNASA)

NNASA was formed in 2007 by a small group of passionate neonatal nurses who saw a need to improve the standard of neonatal care in the region by supporting and encouraging the nurses caring for these vulnerable babies. The association aims to encourage and reward excellence in neonatal care through a national neonatal excellence award; to improve skills and knowledge through regional workshops; to foster collaboration and support between nurses in state and private institutions through regional networks; to improve standards of care through the provision of evidence based best practice gui


South Africa


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