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.
The International Primary Care Respiratory Group (IPCRG) is an organisation of 34 national organisations in low, middle and high income countries reaching over 150,000 GPs and other primary care professionals and also a global community of practice. IPCRG is set up as a clinically-led charitable company with a mission to work locally in primary care and collaborate globally to improve respiratory health to achieve our vision of Breathing and feeling well through universal access to right care.
The Japanese Society for Social Medicine was developed from the former Research Society for Social Medicine started in 1960 and renamed in 1999. At present, the society has several hundred members who are engaged in the diverse areas of welfare and education as well as health care. Purpose: This society aims to promote and develop various research projects on theoretical aspects of social medicine and their application through cooperation among members.
'The American Academy of Pediatrics is an organization of 67,000 pediatricians committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.'
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).
'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.
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.
The Belgian Medical Students’ Association (BeMSA) is a Belgian student-run organisation. It represents medical students from across the country, while also establishing international connections through the existing network of the International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations (IFMSA).
'The Sudan Medical Specialization Board was established in 1995 by Presidential Decree under the Sudan Medical Specialization Act (1995). SMSB is the sole professional training body in the Republic of the Sudan mandated to manage and deliver medical and health specialty programmes in the country.'